Chatting with Billy V: October 27, 2010

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Actor Charlie Sheen's rep said yesterday: "What we are able to determine is that Charlie had an adverse allergic reaction to some medication and was taken to the hospital." The gossip mags, however, said the 45-year-old star was hospitalized after causing serious damage to his room at the Plaza Hotel, where police found him drunk, naked and in the company of a woman. Police responded to complaints about a drunken individual at the hotel, and the person in question was removed from the premises "for alcohol abuse and psychological evaluation." Sheen on Tuesday was one week shy of ending his probation.

Former American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi has signed on to be a judge on a new Bravo show called Going Platinum, which combines the Idol format with the Project Runway format. Basically it's a competition for singer-songwriters, only there's no audience voting and we follow the contestants back to the contest mansion.

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