Charlie Sheen revealed he is HIV positive Tuesday in an exclusive TODAY interview with Matt Lauer.
“I am here to admit that I am in fact HIV positive,” the 50-year-old actor said.
“I have to put a stop to this barrage of attacks and sub-truths and very harmful and mercurial stories that are about me that threaten the health of so many others,” he said. “[It] couldn’t be farther from the truth.”
Sheen said he was diagnosed roughly four years ago.
“It’s a hard three letters to absorb. It’s a turning point in one’s life.