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Charlie Sheen Hospitalized After Drinking Binge

10/26/2010 10:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Charlie Sheen was hospitalized early this morning after a drinking binge that ended with Charlie allegedly trashing his NYC hotel room.

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New York City police were called by security at The Plaza Hotel, who reported a disturbance in Charlie's suite.  When cops entered just after 2 AM, they found Charlie drunk and naked.  Chairs had been thrown around the room and a chandelier was damaged.

We're told an unidentified woman in the room told cops Charlie flew into such a rage that she locked herself in the bathroom and called security.  There's also a report out that Charlie accused the woman of stealing his wallet.

Police sources say Charlie went voluntarily and that Charlie was "intoxicated, irrational" and "emotionally disturbed." Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Charlie was "emotionally disturbed" and they gave him a choice -- go to the hospital or jail.  Charlie chose option 1.

Sources who have spent time with Charlie recently say he's been "a tortured soul for months" and his friends openly talked about how they feared for his life.  Another source very close to Charlie echoed the fear that Charlie's most recent downturn could end tragically.

Charlie's rep just put out a statement that the actor was hospitalized after suffering an allergic reaction to medication ... though the information conflicts with what TMZ has confirmed ... that drinking was a factor.

"Two and a Half Men" is on hiatus this week and Charlie isn't due back on the set until next Tuesday.  We're told producers have a jet ready in NYC to fly Charlie home today.

Sources connected with the actor tell us he'll fly into L.A. this evening and he'll go right home.  Sheen won't be staying at Promises in Malibu -- where he's stayed on and off since earlier this year.

People connected with the show tell us ... Charlie doesn't think he needs to go back to rehab, even though some of his friends and associates tell us the situation is pretty desperate.

Cops did not find any evidence of drug use in Charlie Sheen's NY hotel room early this morning ... this according to law enforcement sources. 

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136.

Janice    

Charlie Sheen is an arrogant, self-centered piece of trash who thinks he can do anything to anyone and get away with it. He is so hated and I would never watch his phony show.

1397 days ago
137.

mike halper    

He nees to be jailed then forced into a half way house for alcoholics and drug addicts stay there 2 years then be released he will end upo dead like john belushi, lindsey lohan, paris hilton all rich spoiled brats who njever rtried to get better never helped others with theoir money fame all for me rthey have too big of egos too rich trhey will never admot they are powerless over alcohol drugs and whatever else rtheyare addicted toolet them destroy themselves they want that and are doing that and thgey have themselves only to blame no on e else

1397 days ago
138.

Gunslinger    

Hollywood! Whada ya expect? I grow weary of the media that makes a living reporting on what stupid and irrational people actors and performers really are. Charlie Sheen is little more than a Lindsey Lohan. All have egos the size of the liberal state they live in. Compliance with the law is not in their vocabularies. What they know best is how to drink and do drugs. Who really gives a flying frack what they do with their lives. If they can't accept life in the real world - which most can't - they choose to stay looped to cope. What is a shame is that so many loonies look up to these idiots as role models. They are excellent at playing a role both on and off camera. Most of the rolls they play off camera nobody would pay a dime to see. Giving them media attention only serves to set them up as winners rather than the losers they really are.

1397 days ago
139.

ojjudy    

It is a shame Charlie Sheen does not appreciate his success. I would give almost anything to have his talent. I do not think I would throw it away as seems to be doing. May God help you Charlie.

1397 days ago
140.

jonathan    

Another absurdly over-inflated ego (particularly given the VAST majority of his body of work), born into American royalty, totally re-farbicated physically, without and sense of accountability.

I agree with mehndif: why not abuse yourself and anyone around you? There certainly are no repercussions in modern, western culture.

1397 days ago
141.

Dennis    

Its so sad to see these hollywood idiots abuse and spend money like water while people out there work hard make nothing or next to nothing. This whole system we live in is wrong. I cant wait for when the change comes.

1397 days ago
142.

CCampbell    

Seriously people, it is quite obviously that this man has mental and substance abuse issues. Instead of making judgment over someone’s life try to have some empathy for someone that is obviously very sick and needs help. As a mental health professional people struggle daily (we all do) and sometimes it takes time after time to be open to the help that is out there.

1397 days ago
143.

Pamela    

Charlie is sick and needs help desperately. He does not deserve a working job - he is a working alaholic but keeps getting in trouble and has no control over his emotions or additions. He could hurt himself or somebody else and he should leave the show and go into rehab for a good 6 months or year and grow up. He is a spoiled rich man (or should I say by) and his family hasen't been able to help him. Charlie grow up and go get some long term help. Your a father and you act like a dope.

1397 days ago
144.

OinkOink    

Charlie, please take Lilo by the hand and then go jump off a bridge together!!

1397 days ago
145.

Zelda    

I see the spinmeisters (Charlie's PR agents) are already trying to ameliorate the true cir***stances behind his latest meltdown. The problem is drugs. He needs to go back to inpatient rehab for a good long time -- either that or he needs a good swift kick in the ass. Charlie, I stopped liking you as an actor and watching your show when I realized what a depraved soul you are.

1397 days ago
146.

Tom    

Just another manic DRUNK, all his money cannot save him from himself. Plus he is a target and sitting duck for those women who can get to him and cry wolf, CHI CHING.....

1397 days ago
147.

stu_pidasso    

eerybody should just ease up on mr. sheen... he had a reaction to some bad meds, had some loser ho trying to steal his wallet and just flipped out a bit. the rest of us wouldn't have handled the situation any differently... well, i would've busted down the bathroom door and stopped that idiot broad from making a molehill into a mountain.

you're fine, charlie. these people are just jealous of your great fame and wealth.

1397 days ago
148.

W    

Some of you guys are just mean. Judge not... you're next, I know-- I have learned that over time.

1397 days ago
149.

Karen    

Charlie needs to admit he has a Drinking / Drug Problem and Commit his life to Christ ...

1397 days ago
150.

cc    

What takes this guy to be happy? Plenty of money and honey, not enough?
Don't get married if you're worried about taken for money. He really thought his soon to be ex-wife was for real and got screwed. Poor guy, we tone into his show every night, Men men men men man men men men.......

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