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Ex-Girlfriends Say Charlie Sheen Never Disclosed His HIV Status With Them
During Tuesday's candid interview on the TODAY show, Charlie Sheen disclosed that he was HIV-positive and was diagnosed four years ago. Despite his promiscuous reputation, Sheen told Matt Lauer in the interview that he disclosed with every partner since his diagnosis, with "No exceptions."That doesn't seem to be the case, however.
In an interview that same Tuesday morning on Howard Stern's radio show, ex-Charlie Sheen "goddess" (the name he gave to his live-in girlfriends), former porn star, and Human Centipede 3 star Bree Olson told Stern that she learned of her former boyfriend's HIV status "right along with everyone else."
"He never said anything to me," Olson told Stern. "I was his girlfriend—I lived with him. We had sex almost every day for a year." She added that they regularly had sex with lambskin condoms, which the CDC says are ineffective for preventing the transmission of STDs. "There were times we didn't use condoms," she added. Olson also read the results of an HIV test she took that same day, which were negative.
Olson said that if Sheen called her today to apologize, she wouldn't accept it. "I'd say 'fuck you' and hang up the phone."
Another "goddess" that Olson shared Sheen with was Natalie Kenly, who told TMZ that Sheen also never disclosed his status with her, though she was much more charitable to her former partner. "He has regard for human beings and cares about people," Kenly told People Magazine. "I do not see him knowingly putting women at risk."
His ex-fiance Scottine Ross (also known as porn star Brett Rossi) was also apparently unaware of his diagnosis, as seen in this clip from Radar Online, where she burns mementos from the relationship and in an expletive-filled rant calls him out for being abusive, saying, "You exposed me to HIV for a year and a half!"
As for his ex-wives and children, Access Hollywood reports while Denise Richards was aware of Sheen's health status, he was infected in the years since they divorced. Nevertheless, Richards and the two daughters she had with Sheen are negative for the virus. His most recent ex-wife, Brooke Mueller, and the twin sons she had with Sheen also tested negative, though a source told Radar, "This has been her living hell, knowing Bob and Max's dad has the disease."
Sheen told Lauer in the TODAY show interview that he was coming out with the truth in order to put a stop to the tabloid reports and "shakedowns," to which he says he has paid up to $10 million. Variety reports that he is now putting two of his three Beverly Hills mansions on the market.
But aside from the financial cost of blackmailing, Sheen is also in some potential legal trouble if never disclosed his status with his partners. In California, you can face up to eight years in prison for willfully exposing someone to HIV. However, officials at the LAPD told the L.A. Times that they were unaware of any criminal complaints against Sheen regarding HIV infection. On the flip side, the Times said Sheen had not filed any complaints of extortion with local law enforcement.