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Charlie Sheen quits Twitter

Charlie Sheen, star of 'Anger Management,' has pulled the plug on microblogging site Twitter.
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Charlie Sheen attends the FX Summer Comedies Party held at Lure on June 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Mark Davis/Getty Images)

“Reach for the stars everyone. dogspeed cadre. c out.”

And with that tweet posted around midnight on Friday, Charlie Sheen quit Twitter, leaving behind nearly eight million followers, the Los Angeles Times reported.

The brief message captioned a photo posted on twitpic that was shot out the front window of an airplane with what looks to be a bottle of Tabasco sauce on the dashboard. 

“Sorry, that page doesn’t exist!” appears on the front page of Sheen’s official Twitter account @charliesheen.

According to TMZ, the “Anger Management” star pulled the plug on the popular microblogging site because he “feels like he's not getting anything out of the social network.”

Sheen joined Twitter in March 2011 –around the time he lost his "Two and a Half Men" gig – and had almost a million followers after the first day of blogging, the LA Times said.

According to TMZ, Sheen thanked his fans for their support and asked them to “follow” him to his next endeavor.

“It’s gonna be epic,” he was quoted as saying.

His departure from Twitter comes as the ratings for his new comedy series “Anger Management” fall sharply.

Viewership for Thursday’s episode on the FX Network slumped to 2.4 million viewers from 3.4 million last week, The Hollywood Reporter said.

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