"When I heard on the news that I had died the other day, I quickly ran to my PC and checked the ratings for my show," the Two and a Half Men star told The Insider Thursday of his reaction to learning of the Internet reports swirling this week.
"Hmmm … that's odd, all the numbers appeared solid," Sheen continued of his ratings. "Perhaps even up a bit.
"You can only imagine my relief when I discovered shortly afterward that they were referring to my actual literal death," he joked. "That I can survive. I then quickly called my Mom."
Earlier this week, his ex-wife Denise Richards assured the world via Twitter that Sheen was, indeed, alive.
Sheen is just one star who appears to be part of a vast celebrity death conspiracy sweeping the Internet. Other victims of false death reports over the holidays include Owen Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Eddie Murphy and Adam Sandler – who all turned out to be just fine, thanks.