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Charlie Sheen's Self-Revelation On His HIV Status Will Leave You Surprised

The Two and a Half Men fame Charlie Sheen reveals his HIV status in an interview on TODAY. The actor says, revealing about this publically was "like being released from prison".

Charlie Sheen, son of Martin Sheen was diagnosed HIV Positive four years ago. Read on to find out what happened at the interview.


Charlie Sheen's Self-Revelation On His HIV Status Will Leave You Surprised

Charlie Sheen's Self-Revelation On His HIV Status Will Leave You Surprised

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1. Charlie Sheen goes public about his HIV Positive status on Tuesday.

1. Charlie Sheen goes public about his HIV Positive status on Tuesday.

2. Sheen said he made the announcement to end a smear campaign and extortion efforts.

2. Sheen said he made the announcement to end a smear campaign and extortion efforts.

He admits that he stopped paying people who threatened to reveal his diagnosis. 

"I have to put a stop to this onslaught, this barrage of attacks and of sub-truths and very harmful and mercurial stories that are about me, threatening the health of so many others that couldn't be further from the truth," he said.




3. Sheen paid out $10 million to keep the illness a secret.

3. Sheen paid out $10 million to keep the illness a secret.

"What people forget is that that's money they're taking from my children," he said about the "shakedowns" he has experienced. "I trusted them and they were deep in my inner circle, and I thought they could be helpful. My trust turned to their treason."

4. "It actually poured a little more gas on that fire that morning," he told TODAY's Matt Lauer.

4. 

"They can claim whatever they want, I know the truth. They're all sort of going back to the woodwork where they belong."

5. He also insisted it was "impossible" that he knowingly transmitted the virus to others.

5. He also insisted it was

He admitted that he have had unprotected sex with two people since the diagnosis, both were informed ahead of time and have been under the care of his doctor. But Sheen dismissed the idea that he engaged in high-risk behaviors.

6. "You're talking about needles and that whole mess? No, definitely not," he said.

6. 

HIV is the virus that leads to AIDS, which has no cure. But "Charlie does not have AIDS," said the actor's physician, Dr. Robert Huizenga, an associate professor of clinical medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.

7. He said that he had to put a stop on the extortion payouts. This is what he had to say,

7. He said that he had to put a stop on the extortion payouts. This is what he had to say,

"That's my goal. That's not my only goal. I think I release myself from this prison today," he said.

Watch the entire interview here.

Charlie Sheen's Doctor says, "He has HIV, not AIDS". Watch the interview here.

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