Sheen laughs off baby health scare story

New dad Charlie Sheen has dismissed reports one of his twin boys is battling a heart condition in hospital - the infant is just undersized.

The reports suggested little Max, who was born last month, had been taken to a Los Angeles-area hospital, but Sheen insists there's not a lot wrong with the twin.

A publicist explained: "He (Max) has not gained the weight necessary to leave the hospital. Max is expected to reach the weight requirement shortly and will join his brother at home... Both Bob and Max are fine."

And Sheen is turning the reported scare into a joke, telling news show 'Extra': "The weight issue is very common among infants who were born before reaching full term. I know a lot of people are not fond of hospital food; I just didn't realise that they started so young."

Max and his brother Bob were born two weeks premature.

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