Charlie Sheen Speaks Out: 'I'm HIV Positive & I've Been Blackmailed"

Charlie Sheen reveals he is HIV positive in exclusive interview with Matt Lauer


Charlie Sheen talked for the first time publicly about his health & revealed he is HIV positive to TODAY show host Matt Lauer. 

"It's a hard three letters to absorb. It's a turning point in one's life," Sheen said.

In the TODAY show exclusive Sheen revealed he came forward about his condition to end extortion efforts & smear campaigns by those he thought he could confide in. 

"I trusted them and they were deep in my inner circle, and I thought they could be helpful. My trust turned to their treason." Sheen told Lauer.

In case you missed it here's the full segment:

The State Of HIV/AIDS in America

Earlier this year, Larry King welcomed an expert panel on 'Larry King Now' to discuss the state of HIV/AIDS in America: how close we are to a cure, the prevailing stigma, and why – when 1.2 million Americans live with HIV – the fight to end the epidemic has lost its steam. In case you missed it - click below to watch:


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