- Charlie Sheen led a wild and exciting life.
- He revealed his HIV diagnosis in 2015, and since then, many people have come forward to say that they contracted the virus from the Two and a Half Men actor.
- Sheen has finally settled a 2017 lawsuit filed by his former lover, who claimed that the star had exposed her to HIV.
In the 1990s and early 2000s, Charlie Sheen led a wild and exciting life. Unfortunately, it was not without consequences, such as overdoses and HIV. He revealed his HIV diagnosis in 2015, and since then, many people have come forward to say that they contracted the virus from the Two and a Half Men actor.
He recently settled a lawsuit with his former lover, who claimed the same thing.
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The case of Charlie Sheen
Sheen has finally settled a 2017 lawsuit filed by his former lover,
who claimed that the star had exposed her to HIV. According to documents obtained by TMZ,
Sheen agreed to pay the woman $120,000 in $10K monthly installments over the next year.
The lady allegedly filed the complaint under the name Jane Doe and attempted to conceal Sheen’s
identity by referring to him as a “confident male defendant” at first.
She did, however, mention that on November 17, 2015, the man she was
suing revealed his diagnosis on national television.
The woman claimed she had unprotected sexual relations with Sheen, who allegedly did not share his illness.
Later, he instructed her to take medications to keep the virus from spreading.
She also stated that the Scary Movie 3 star advised her not to believe
“convenient rumors of the medical community.” Sheen has yet to respond to his offer to settle the lawsuit.
In addition to the current action, Charlie Sheen’s ex-fiancée Brett Rossi
sued the actor on the same grounds in 2015.
Sheen, she claimed, had exposed her to the virus and revealed that the two
had been physically intimate at least five times before she found out about his illness.
Sheen was also accused of physically and mentally abusing Rossi.
Another of the actor’s ex-wives, Bree Olson, said in 2015 that he never told her about his illness.
The HIV diagnosis of Charlie Sheen
Sheen was diagnosed with HIV in 2011, although his disease was not formally confirmed until 2015.
On November 17, 2015, the actor stated that he kept his medical
condition a secret from at least two lovers, but that he took precautions.
On November 17, 2015, Charlie Sheen confirmed his HIV diagnosis in an exclusive
Today’s show interview with Matt Lauer.
At the time, he remarked that his diagnosis was a difficult three letters to comprehend.
The actor revealed during the interview that he was diagnosed with HIV nearly four
years ago but had no idea how the infection got into his body.
He said that it all started with painful headaches, which he suspected were caused by brain tumors.
He later discovered it was HIV.
However, he did not want to divulge it to the rest of the world and kept it hidden.
The Golden Globe winner also stated that if he revealed his
illness to people he trusted, he would pay them up to $10 million to keep his diagnosis a secret.
“What people forget is that it’s money they’re taking from my children,” he remarked.
I trusted them since they were part of my inner group and I thought they might help.
My faith was shaken by their treachery.”
Sheen went on to state that he chose to make a public proclamation in
order to put an end to the extortion efforts and false stories about him.
The actor added that intentionally spreading the sickness to others was “impossible.”
Despite admitting to unprotected physical contact with two women following his diagnosis,
he claimed that both were informed and under medical supervision.
Sheen denied having dangerous sexual relations after testing positive for
HIV in a live interview with Piers Morgan at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 2016.
Despite mounting allegations from his previous relationships, the actor insisted that he had infected no one.
Sheen, on the other hand, has not always notified his partner of his condition.
This was primarily due to his desire not to have it exploited against him for financial benefit.
“The only handful of times I didn’t tell anyone was because the last 25 times I told someone,
they used it against me, and they utilized my medical issue for their own stupidity and financial gain,” he explained.
In a 2017 interview with Michael Strahan on Good Morning America,
Sheen disclosed his disease further, telling Strahan that he wanted to quit smoking after being diagnosed with HIV.
Fortunately, he quickly realized that he could live with the disease and that he could do it with the help of medications and tablets.
Sheen’s treatment includes a triple combination of antiviral drugs, according to sources.
In a 2016 episode of The Dr. Oz Show, the actor acknowledged stopping his meds
for a week to seek alternative treatment from Sam Chachoua in Mexico. He did, however, restart his medications.
Despite being diagnosed with HIV, Sheen is living a healthy life thanks to drugs.