Charlie Sheen settled a 2017 lawsuit that accused the actor of exposing a former girlfriend to HIV. As a result, he agreed to pay $120,000.
According to TMZThe 56-year-old man agreed to pay a woman listed as a “Russian émigré” in court documents $120,000 over 12 months in $10,000 increments.
The woman claims she met Sheen in September 2015 and had unprotected sex with him for the first time in October of the same year. Later, the “Two and a Half Men” actor shared his HIV status after their first unprotected encounter.
When asked why he didn’t tell her about his condition, Sheen replied that it was “none of his business,” according to court documents.
The unknown woman also claims that the father of five gave her “medications intended to prevent her from contracting HIV”. Huffington Post reports.
The filing also states that Sheen told him the antiviral drugs were unnecessary and “convenient hearsay from the medical community.”
About your HIV status
Sheen shared his HIV status in 2015 while being interviewed by Matt Lauer on the “Today” show. Shortly afterward, her ex-fiancée, Scottine Ross, sued him for assault and battery, claiming that he had not told her about her HIV status.
Speaking to Piers Morgan in 2016, Sheen said he hadn’t told 25 of his sexual partners about his status because it was used against him.
The only times I didn’t tell them was because the last 25 times they used it against me and used my medical condition for their own insanity and financial gain,” Sheen told Morgan. “This is the big news. No one has been infected by me. No one.
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