LAPD Investigating Claim That Charlie Sheen Wanted His Ex Killed
The LAPD is investigating Charlie Sheen after he allegedly threatened to have his ex fiancée, Scottine Ross (a.k.a Brett Rossi), killed. The threat was recorded and the man on the recording, believed to be Sheen, declares: "This piece of shit needs to be fucking buried. I'd rather spend 20 grand to have her head kicked in."
The 35-minute recording was leaked and reported on by Radar Online, and the police issued a search warrant of their NYC offices. Radar confirmed that "LAPD cops served senior editors with a lengthy search warrant involving Radar articles about an explosive audio tape of Sheen confessing that he lied to a sex partner about his HIV status. The search warrant and affidavit states that the tape 'tends to show that a felony has been committed.'"
While they did not publish the recording, they printed a full transcript. The conversation is reportedly between Sheen and another one of his former lovers, who wanted to get Sheen to admit he was withholding his HIV diagnosis from sex partners, which Sheen has previously, and publicly, denied.
The unidentified woman asks, "Why did you tell me you were not infected?" To which Sheen allegedly responds, "Because it's none of you fucking business."
After Radar published the transcripts, Ross went to the police to take out a protective order against Sheen. A police source told the NY Daily News, "This is a very sensitive investigation. I'm confirming that yes, the search warrant [of Radar] was served."
That warrant is accompanied by an affidavit from Ross, which reads, in part:
"The victim is Scottie Ross, aka Brett Rossi. In 2013 and 2014, Ross and actor Charlie Sheen had been involved in a relationship. Ross stated that during the time she resided with Sheen she endured domestic violence, physical assaults and death threats. Ross reported that on several occasions Sheen had brandished firearms at her and threatened her life. Ross stated that she did not report the violence and abuse at the time the incidents occurred, as she feared for her safety and was under Sheen's control. Ross stated that she witnessed Sheen threatened to kill his former wife Denise Richards and their children's lives."
Sheen's lawyer, Marty Singer, told the Daily News, "This is a publicity stunt. The TRO was obtained without notice to Charlie Sheen or his attorney. I believe it is the first time someone obtained an order based on a story in a tabloid."
Sheen has been accused of violence against women many, many times before.