Charlie Sheen has checked in to rehab. Two and A Half Men star Charlie Sheen has entered rehab, just one day after being hospitalized for stomach pains. The hospital stay was preceded by a 36-hour drug and drink-fueled party at his home, according to celebrity news website TMZ. Sheen’s publicist made a statement to the media:
“Charlie Sheen has voluntarily entered an undisclosed rehabilitation center today. He is most grateful to all who have expressed their concern.”
The actor’s spokesman Stan Rosenfield told Reuters that “Sheen had asked for his privacy to be respected and that no additional informational will be provided.”
CBS said in a statement that production on Two and A Half Men was being put on hold and that the network supported Charlie Sheen’s decision.
Charlie Sheen is the highest paid actor on U.S television, earning nearly $28 million a year for his role in the hit series Two and a Half Men. The CBS sitcom is one of the top TV shows with an audience of 15 million weekly viewers.