A representative for former “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen slammed the actor's ex-girlfriend Bree Olson after she went on “The Howard Stern Show” on Sirius XM Tuesday and said Sheen had never informed her of his health status. The actor's manager, Mark Burg, claimed there was “no reason” for Sheen to tell his former live-in "Goddess" about being HIV-positive since he wasn’t infected when they were together, People magazine wrote in an exclusive report Tuesday.
"His [diagnosis] was long after he fired Bree Olson from the [Violent Torpedo of Truth] tour," Burg told the publication. "Bree Olson is all over ‘Howard Stern,’ but the truth is she wasn't in Charlie's life when he was HIV-positive and so there was no reason to tell her anything.” When they lived together in 2011, Sheen was "100 percent HIV-negative," Burg said.
Olson, 29, an adult entertainer, said she tested negative for the virus, but she was upset that Sheen never contacted her about his HIV status. "He never said anything. I was his girlfriend. I lived with him,” she told Stern. “We were together. We had sex almost every day for a year."
The story that Sheen, 50, was HIV-positive circulated Monday. He confirmed the news Tuesday morning on NBC’s “Today” show in an interview with Matt Lauer. “I’m here to admit that I am in fact HIV-positive," Sheen said. "I have to put a stop to this onslaught, this barrage of attacks and of sub-truths and very harmful and mercurial stories that are about me, threatening the health of so many others that couldn't be further from the truth." Sheen said he disclosed his HIV diagnosis to all his former sexual partners.
While Olson has spoken out against Sheen, his other former Goddess (the moniker Sheen gave his two live-in girlfriends), Natalie Kenly, 29, came to his defense. "He is not a monster," she told People magazine. "He has regard for human beings and cares about people. I do not see him knowingly putting women at risk." She said she tested HIV-negative.
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