The then-19 devout actor told the religious website Forerunner Chronicles that the show was “filth” and urged viewers to “please stop watching it,” before walking back on his comments just 24 hours later.
Jones, who later left the show in 2013, recently told People magazine in a new interview that he was “very confident” in his beliefs around the time he left “Two and a Half Men.”
“You cannot be a true God-fearing person and be on a television show like that,” the 23-year-old said. But now, Jones is exploring “various faith-based organizations” after attending college at the University of Colorado Boulder.
He’s currently taking a break from school and working as the president of an entertainment group and hasn’t said no to acting completely. Jones says he got the acting bug once again after appearing on the finale of “Two and a Half Men.”
“Getting to be back on the set with everyone again kind of showed me how much I did like it,” he said. “The door is definitely still open for me to do that, but I’m taking things slowly.”