Charlie Sheen claims he can no longer afford child support

Charlie Sheen believes Hollywood has turned its back on him. As a result, he claims he can no longer afford his child support payments to his ex-wives Denise Richards and Brooke Mueller, according to court documents obtained by Us Weekly.

The Two and a Half Men alum, 52, filed requests in the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday, August 1, to lower his monthly payments to Richards, 47, and Mueller, 40. He shares daughters Sam, 14, and Lola, 13, with Richards, and twin sons Max and Bob, 9, with Mueller. (He also has a 33-year-old daughter named Cassandra Estevez with his high school sweetheart Paula Speert.)

Sheen claims in the documents obtained by Us that his “income has changed significantly” since the summer of 2016, when he was ordered to pay a total of $20,000 to Richards for Sam and Lola, and a sum of $55,000 to Mueller for Max and Bob. He also currently pays both women 9.5 percent of his gross annual income from all sources in excess of $2.1 million.

“I have been unable to find steady work, and have been blacklisted from many aspects of the entertainment industry,” the actor alleges in his filings. “All of this has resulted in a significant reduction in my earnings.”

In addition to his child support payments, Sheen owes millions of dollars for his home mortgage and pool and gardening services, and has less than $10 million to his name, according to the documents.

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23: Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen watch the New York Yankees take on the New York Mets on June 23, 2012 during interleague play at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 14: Two and a Half Men cast member Charlie Sheen and his wife actress Denise Richards arrive for the 'CBS Upfront Previews 2003-2004' May 14, 2003 at Tavern on the Green in New York City. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23: Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen look for their seats as the New York Yankees take on the New York Mets on June 23, 2012 during interleague play at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
BRENTWOOD, CA - JUNE 15 : (EXCLUSIVE) Actress Denise Richards marries Charlie Sheen in a top secret ceremony at a house June 15 2002 in Brentwood, California. (Photo by Mel Bouzad/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 16: Actors Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen arrive at the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel January 16, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, UNITED STATES: Actor Charlie Sheen (L) kisses fiancee actress Denise Richards (R) after he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series-Musical/Comedy for his role in 'Spin City' at the 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills 20 January, 2002. AFP PHOTO/Scott NELSON (Photo credit should read Scott Nelson/AFP/Getty Images)
Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards at the premiere of 'Undercover Brother' at the Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles, Ca. Thursday, May 30, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 16: Actors Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen arrive at the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel January 16, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen during 'The Big Bounce' - Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet at Mann Village Westwood in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Lee Celano/WireImage)
Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen during 'The Big Bounce' - Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet at Mann Village Westwood in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Lee Celano/WireImage)
Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards during CBS at 75 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards during Giorgio Armani Receives First 'Rodeo Drive Walk Of Style' Award at Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards arrive at the premiere of 'Scary Movie 3.' (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen during 2003-2004 CBS Upfront - After Party at Tavern on the Green in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
Charlie Sheen & Denise Richards during 'Undercover Brother' Premiere at Universal Citywalk in Universal City, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
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The Anger Management alum was the highest paid actor in TV in 2010, when he earned $1.8 million per episode of Two and a Half Men. He was fired from the CBS sitcom in March 2011 after making derogatory comments about creator Chuck Lorre during a headline-making public meltdown.

Sheen has largely stayed out of the spotlight since announcing in November 2015 that he is HIV positive.

Court hearings in the star’s child support case have been scheduled for September 18 and 26.

Us Weekly has reached out to Richards’ rep and Mueller’s attorney for comment.

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Charlie Sheen, 1984. (Photo by Getty Images)
Charlie Sheen in a scene from the film 'Platoon', 1986. (Photo by Orion/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND - JULY 1: Actor Charlie Sheen in town to promote the movie 'Major League' prior to an Indians game at the Cleveland Municipal Stadium on July 1, 1988 in Cleveland, Ohio . (Photo by Janet Macoska/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Kelly Preston and Charlie Sheen at the Fox Theater in Westwood, California (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Charlie Sheen and Michael Biehn in publicity portrait for the film 'Navy Seals', 1990. (Photo by Orion/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - SEPTEMBER 24: Actor Charlie Sheen attends Charlie Sheen Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony on September 24, 1994 at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 4599 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Charlie Sheen during an interview with host Jay Leno on January 22, 2014 -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - MAY 12: Charlie Sheen visits 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on May 12, 2015 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
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