CHARLIE Sheen’s representative insisted last night the actor was taken to a hospital after an allergic reaction to medication.
However, a police source said Sheen was hospitalised for a psychiatric evaluation after a woman told police he was yelling and throwing furniture in his room at New York Plaza Hotel early yesterday.
The 45-year-old star of CBS’ Two and a Half Men was not arrested, but checked himself into a hospital for an evaluation.
The official said police were called to Sheen’s room at The Plaza at 2am. A woman in his room told police the star was highly intoxicated.
Sheen’s spokesman Stan Rosenfield said Sheen is expected to be released today. “What we are able to determine is that Charlie had an adverse allergic reaction to some medication and was taken to the hospital.”
It was the latest in a series of troubles for Sheen, who has had problems with alcohol and drugs in the past.
In August, he pleaded guilty in Aspen, Colorado to third-degree assault after a Christmas Day assault on his wife, Brooke Mueller Sheen. Prosecutors dropped more serious charges and he avoided jail time and he was sentenced to 30 days in a rehabilitation centre, 30 days of probation and 36 hours of anger management.
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