Chuck Lorre talks about the end of 'Two and a Half Men'

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Chuck Lorre Talks About The End Of 'Two and a Half Men'

Chances are pretty high that you've heard of Chuck Lorre, or have at least watched one of his many television shows.

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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 11: (L-R) Executive producer Chuck Lorre and actors Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer of the television show 'Two And A Half Men' speak during the CBS portion of the 2012 Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on January 11, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 11: (L-R) Executive producer Chuck Lorre and actors Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer of the television show 'Two And A Half Men' speak during the CBS portion of the 2012 Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on January 11, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 11: (L-R) Executive producer Chuck Lorre and actors Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer, and Angus T. Jones and co-creator/executive producer Lee Aronsohn of the television show 'Two And A Half Men' speak during the CBS portion of the 2012 Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on January 11, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 11: Executive producer Chuck Lorre (L) and Ashton Kutcher of the television show 'Two And A Half Men' speak during the CBS portion of the 2012 Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on January 11, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Producer Chuck Lorre attends the 25th annual Producers Guild of America Awards, California, January 19, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Actor Jon Cryer (L) and writer Chuck Lorre attend a reception to celebrate the release of Lorre's 'What Doesn't Kill Us Makes Us Bitter' at Mixology101 & Planet Dailies on October 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 28: 'Dial 1-900-Mix_A-Lot' -- Alan's girlfriend, Gretchen, insists he confess his true identity to Larry. Meanwhile, Walden goes on a road trip with Jenny and Barry to see his first car, on TWO AND A HALF MEN, Thursday, May 1 (9:01-9:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Jon Cryer as Alan Harper and Ashton Kutcher as Walden Schmidt. (Photo by Cliff Lipson/CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 28: 'Dial 1-900-Mix_A-Lot' -- Alan's girlfriend, Gretchen, insists he confess his true identity to Larry. Meanwhile, Walden goes on a road trip with Jenny and Barry to see his first car, on TWO AND A HALF MEN, Thursday, May 1 (9:01-9:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Jon Cryer as Alan Harper, Kimberly Williams-Paisley as Gretchen, Ashton Kutcher as Walden Schmidt, Amber Tamblyn as Jenny, Clark Duke as Barry. (Photo by Cliff Lipson/CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 7: 'Daddy's got a Healthy Flavor Stick' -- Walden reconnects with Kate and is sure she'™s 'The One' until he meets Vivian and becomes convinced she'™s 'œThe One.' Meanwhile, Alan and Gretchen grow closer, on TWO AND A HALF MEN, Thursday, April 10 (9:01-9:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Mila Kunis as Vivian and Ashton Kutcher as Walden Schmidt. (Photo by Sonja Flemming/CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - JANUARY 23: 'Cab Fare and a Bottle of Penicillin' -- Alan gives Lyndsey the option of choosing between him and Larry. Meanwhile, Jenny fears she and Brooke are growing apart, on TWO AND A HALF MEN, Thursday, Feb. 27 (9:31-10:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Jon Cryer as Alan Harper, Ashton Kutcher as Walden Schmidt, and Amber Tamblyn as Jenny. (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images)
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Over the last decade, he's become the go-to mastermind behind all things comedy on CBS.

He's the creator of household favorites "Two and a Half Men" and "The Big Bang Theory," both of which have been gracing our television screens for years.

With his other CBS hits -- such as "Mike & Molly," starring funny girl Melissa McCarthy, and "Mom," starring Anna Faris -- Lorre produced an incredible 90 episodes of television last year.

But this upcoming 12th season will be the last for "Two and a Half Men," as The Hollywood Reporter revealed back in May. Lorre said on "CBS This Morning":

"It's been an interesting journey. Let's use that as our operating adjective."

Perhaps Lorre is referring to the show's fair share of controversies through the years. As The Hollywood Reporter noted, "Sheen was famously fired after a public feud with creator Lorre and, more recently, former star Angus T. Jones called the comedy 'filth' and asked people to stop watching and referred to himself as a 'paid hypocrite.'

Lorre goes on, "With a show like 'Two and a Half Men,' you can't say 'let's end with dignity,' because we never had any. There's really no point in claiming any now."

The man who's estimated to be worth $600 million sure isn't afraid to poke some fun at his own work.

Maybe it's because Lorre comes from pretty unorthodox beginnings. He originally planned on being a musician, but that dream quickly fizzled out when he realized musicians don't really make enough to cover the bills in the beginning of their careers.

He then began working at an animation studio, and his first real TV credit was writing the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" theme song.

This comedy king sure has gone on to much bigger things since. We just can't wait to see what Lorre will do next.
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