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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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121.

Dan Read    

Lennon and McCartney were right....happiness really is a warm gun.

1356 days ago
122.

LINDA    

to LibHater:i pray your life always goes perfect...
the man is having a difficult time, sure his actions are to be hated not the man.

1356 days ago
123.

FL    

They shouldn't cancel the show just get rid of him and put a replacement in his show. By him acting like such a jerk he is putting other workers (actors, support people) out of work. The same theme could be run, however clean it up a bit. I feel bad for all the other people who make the show possible that he has affected since he is such a jerk. Two other inconsiderate people come to mind that had affected many good workers even though they weren't a drunken idiot like Sheen is the : Seinfeld and Ray Romano characters who just got tired and quit putting hundreds scrambling for new jobs

1356 days ago
124.

Khalada Salaam-Alaji    

I remember Charlie Sheen in "Platoon". This is a very sad example of an illness called Alcoholism. It is scary because rages are a system ofthe disease. It has to do with the GABA neurotransmitters in our brains. Mr.Sheen is a sick man. His illnes not only affects him, but it hurt those that love him, his family and friends and also an industry. We all know what Mr. Sheen should do "not take another drink in his life while on this planets". I know that is hard to do because alcohol is legal and most of us like it. But the bottom line is that it is really up to Mr. Sheen if he wants to get well or not. A good moviethat should be revisited is "The Days of Wine and Roses". GOD help all drug addictics and alcohol is a legal drug.

1356 days ago
125.

Khalada Salaam-Alaji    

I remember Charlie Sheen in "Platoon". This is a very sad example of an illness called Alcoholism. It is scary because rages are a system ofthe disease. It has to do with the GABA neurotransmitters in our brains. Mr.Sheen is a sick man. His illnes not only affects him, but it hurt those that love him, his family and friends and also an industry. We all know what Mr. Sheen should do "not take another drink in his life while on this planets". I know that is hard to do because alcohol is legal and most of us like it. But the bottom line is that it is really up to Mr. Sheen if he wants to get well or not. A good moviethat should be revisited is "The Days of Wine and Roses". GOD help all drug addictics and alcohol is a legal drug.

1356 days ago
126.

B. Pfeiffer    

Substance users come from all parties... Ever hear of RUSH Ditto Heads?

1356 days ago
127.

Midge    

Oh yeah, that's it, a reaction to medication -- sure -- okay, got it. Now, do you all think we are really that stupid? He's a drunk and a druggie -- so this spin is not doing it.

1356 days ago
128.

andrea     

do you know what kills me most of us would love to have his job like theirs, and his just messing up by drinking and partying and abuising woman i know their stars but they shouldn't get away with it all of the time , i think they need to get the same treatment like the rest of us do in reality he has had to many changes and opportunities to get better and he hasn't shown any of his fans that he has changed , me personally i'm not a fan i never was but! i am! just so sick! and tired of hearing and reading about this guy i don't even bother watching his show to often mainly like every other week i didn't watch it this week and i might not even watch it next week period or none at all if i keep reading or hearing this type of garbage all the time .

1356 days ago
129.

Jim    

A friend of mine was there and took a cell phone pic of the very naked and upset actor. I told him that I DID NOT want to see it. Yuck!

1356 days ago
130.

Sheila    

Of course he was naked! He was in his own hotel room!!

1356 days ago
131.

Bob    

Lets slow down everyone is jumpin to conclusions, lets hear the facts first then make comments, Two and a Half Men is a great comedy show, although it has gotten too raunchy for the 9pm family hour, Charlie may very well be suffering from alcohol disease so lets calm down and hope that he gets the treatment and attention everyone deserves with this disease.

1356 days ago
132.

ted    

Charlie was upset cause upset about Obama

1356 days ago
133.

K.Mack    

Give Charlie a break, he is just another alcoholic/substance abuser in need of treatment that he won't get until he surrenders to the problem or meets the right judge.

1356 days ago
134.

Ed    

Back in the old days we would say he couldn't handle his booze.

1356 days ago
135.

barbara    

WHO IN THE HELL THINKS THAT THIS SHOW TWO AND A HALF MEN IS EVEN WORTH WATCHING WE AMERICANS MUST HAVE SOME PRETTY LOW SELF ESTEEM IF THEY FEEL THIS SHOW AND ALL OF CHUCKS ANTICS ARE EVEN WORTH TALKING ABOUT. HE SHOULD BE FIRED FROM THE SHOW GET HELP AND IFPEOPLE KEEP WATCHING THIS **** PROGRAM THEN HE DOES NOT LEARN ANYTHING FROM HIS MISTAKES NOR WILL HIS CHILDREN!!!!!!!!!!

1356 days ago
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