Charlie Sheen permitted to visit ill estranged wife

Thursday January 21, 2010

Two and a Half Men actor Charlie Sheen has had his restraining order altered to enable him to visit his wife while she is in hospital with pneumonia.

The actor, who is facing charges of assault against Brooke Mueller, applied for the emergency ruling when he discovered she was being treated in a Los Angeles hospital.

Brooke was undergoing a procedure to remove her wisdom teeth before she picked up and infection and is now suffering from pneumonia of the lungs.

"The judge did sign an order allowing Charlie and Brooke to have contact. The order will read as long as Brooke is in the hospital, Charlie can see her," Brooke's lawyer confirms.

The couple were due to appear in court on Wednesday but due to Brooke's sudden illnesss, the hearing has been postponed to February 8.

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