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Posted at 4:44 PM ET, 10/27/2010

Update: Charlie Sheen calls story 'overblown and overplayed'

By Liz Kelly

Sheen (right) and Jennifer Grey in 1986's “Ferris Bueller's Day Off.” (Image courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

Charlie Sheen is calling reports that he trashed a New York hotel room after doing coke with a prostitute "overblown and overplayed." [Insert joke here.]

Realizing that he needed to get out in front of a quickly snowballing story, Sheen did the next best thing to tweeting about it; he sent a text message to a RadarOnline editor reading, in part:

"Oh my man, I'm fine. The story is totally overblown and overplayed as far as the reality of the scenario. I know what went down and that's where it will stay ... under wraps."

Which obviously means that whatever happened was utterly innocent or maybe Sheen was the victim of a diabolical conspiracy plot, possibly involving a Russian sleeper cell tasked with destroying the credibility of a beloved TV veteran with a previously sterling reputation. And honestly -- would Sheen really have been partying with a hooker while his two children and ex-wife slept in an adjacent room? Ahem.

Source: Radar Online

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He should try the bed bugs excuse

Posted by: TonyMostyn | October 27, 2010 5:59 PM | Report abuse

I love Charlie Sheen, mainly because I can see how screwed up his life is and feel a heck ofva lot better about my own. Thanks Charlie your miser definitely beats out mine...

Posted by: jamespsea | October 27, 2010 8:36 PM | Report abuse

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