Laura Bell Bundy Replaces Selma Blair on Charlie Sheen's Anger Management

USMagazine, Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 10:45am (PDT)

Charlie Sheen has found himself another gal--for his FX series Anger Management, that is. Laura Bell Bundy, Tony Award-nominated star of Legally Blonde: The Musical, has been cast in Sheen's comedy.

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The recurring Hart of Dixie guest star will play Dr. Jordan Denby, the "new sex-study research partner" of Sheen's character, Lionsgate revealed in a press release. She's "a brilliant psychologist whose recent divorce, fondness for alcohol and wild mood swings turn Charlie's life into an emotional roller coaster."

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The new casting comes two months after news broke that Selema Blair would be leaving the show due to behind-the-scenes drama with Sheen, 47.

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"We are confirming that Selma Blair will not be returning to Anger Management and we wish her the very best," a rep for Lionsgate said in June. According to TMZ, the former Two and a Half Men actor threatened to leave the series if the 41-year-old actress didn't get fired.

As of Aug. 1, 40 episodes of Anger Management have aired. Since Blair's departure, FX has received a 100-episode commitment from Lionsgate.

This article originally appeared on Laura Bell Bundy Replaces Selma Blair on Charlie Sheen's Anger Management

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