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Monday
Dec122011

Charlie Sheen Tweets Phone Number to Bieber

ABC/RICHARD CARTWRIGHT(LOS ANGELES) -- Apparently, like disgraced former Democrat Congressman Anthony Weiner, Charlie Sheen needs to brush up on his Twitter skills.

Like the politician, Sheen accidentally tweeted public something meant to be sent in a private message. But in Sheen's case, he was reaching out to Justin Bieber. Unlike Weiner, the tweet Sheen sent last week wasn't a picture of himself in boxer briefs, but something sensitive nonetheless: his cellphone number.

The New York Post reports Sheen sent the following post to Bieber: "310-954-7277 Call me bro. C."

The problem? Sheen's five-million other followers also saw the message.

According to the paper, Sheen -- who was dining in Las Vegas at the time -- was almost immediately deluged with calls and nearly 1,800 text messages.

Sheen reportedly realized his mistake, and even took some of the calls, jokingly answering with, "Ray's Pizza!" and "Winning," before the "phone ... completely melted down," according to a source.

Needless to say, the number is now disconnected.

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