Updated: Police called after “Two and a Half Men” star trashed room; actor taken to hospital
Charlie Sheen was found naked and intoxicated at The Plaza Hotel in New York early Tuesday morning, according to multiple reports.
Police were called to the hotel around 2 a.m. following a report of "an intoxicated male," and found the actor "drunk" and his room "trashed," according to the New York Post, citing a police source. According to the Post, Sheen told police he had been "out partying" and had snorted cocaine.
According to the report, the 45-year-old "flew into a rage" when he returned to his hotel room and found his cellphone and wallet missing. The report also claims Sheen returned to the room with an unidentified female "escort."
Sheen is in the final month of a three-month probation stemming from a domestic assault case. Though no charges have been filed, it's not clear if Tuesday's incident will violate the terms of the actor's probation — but that doesn't seem at all likely.
Sheen was taken to a local hospital, accompanied by his ex-wife, Denise Richards, who was also staying in the hotel in a separate room. (The pair had been spending time in New York with their two children.) He was not arrested.
Sheen's publicist, however, denied the troubled actor was drunk.
"What we are able to determine is that Charlie had an adverse allergic reaction to some medication and was taken to the hospital, where is expected to be released tomorrow," Stan Rosenfield, Sheen's publicist, said in a statement given to TheWrap.
It was not certain how Sheen's hospitalization would impact production on his hit sitcom "Two and a Half Men." Both CBS and Warner Brothers, the two companies behind the show, declined to comment on the incident.
The actor, who has a well-documented history of run-ins with the law, recently signed a deal that will keep him on "Men" for the next two years. He is reportedly being paid close to $2 million an episode.
This marks the second time this year that Warner Brothers and CBS have seen production of the sitcom potentially jeopardized by Sheen's off-screen behavior.
Sheen was embroiled in a domestic violence case throughout the spring and winter, and pleaded guilty last August to 3rd degree misdemeanor assault stemming from a Christmas Day incident with wife Brooke Mueller in Aspen.
Production on "Men" briefly shut down during the fallout from the scandal, while Sheen checked himself into rehab. Sheen ultimately avoided jail time in the assault case. He received three months' probation, counseling and a 30-day inpatient stay in a rehab facility.
Richards appeared on Howard Stern's satellite radio show on Tuesday morning, but made no mention of the incident. (Richards did, however, say she and Sheen have been getting along well of late.)
"Is everything hunky-dory?" Stern asked Richards after noticing her eyes were bloodshot.
"Ah, yeah right, everything is hunky-dory," Richards said.
Later in the day, Richards appeared on HLN's "Joy Behar Show," and told Behar she knew what happened at the Plaza but declined to discuss any details.