Magic Johnson Charlie Sheen HIV Statement!

Posted on November 18th, 2015 at 1:26 pm
True Magic Johnson Charlie Sheen HIV NBA legend Magic Johnson is speaking out on Charlie Sheen’s HIV diagnosis. Entertainment Tonight had the chance to catch up with the basketball star Wednesday, where he gave Sheen respect for coming out about his illness, and offered him his deepest respect. "Well first of all, I want him to have a long life," Johnson said. "He must get a good doctor, get on the meds, because when I announced almost 24 years ago [that I was HIV positive] there was only one drug -- now there's over 30. So I think he has a really good chance of living a long, productive life." Johnson was first diagnosed with HIV back in 1991, and dedicated his life to raising awareness about the disease- creating several foundations to battle HIV.

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The NBA star went on to give Sheen advice on his life post coming clean about the disease- saying the actor should invest his time and energy into creating awareness for HIV prevention and awareness. "What I want him to do after he wraps his arms around his new status, is to really join the HIV/AIDS fight, to go out and educate young people about the disease when and if he is ready," he said. "So I'm here for him. I would love for him to join that fight with me because we can do some great work out here." Charlie Sheen made headlines this week for coming forth with his admission that he has had HIV for the past four years. “It’s a hard three letters to absorb. It’s a turning point in one’s life,” the 50-year-old told show host Matt Lauer on the Today Show. “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.”

Magic Johnson Charlie Sheen HIV Statement!

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