NEW YORK – Charlie Sheen will make a “revealing personal announcement” on the “Today” show Tuesday morning, NBC announced. The New York Daily News reports that Sheen will announce that he is HIV positive.
Sheen, the notorious bad boy actor, will sit down in an exclusive interview with “Today” show host Matt Lauer.
NBC did not reveal when the interview would take place and did not say what the “personal announcement” would be.
Sheen’s sit down with Lauer will take place live in the “Today” show New York studio.
The interview will be available on the “Today” show’s website after it airs.
Sheen, 50, is one of Hollywood’s best known actors, starring in hit films like “Wall Street” and on CBS’s “Two and a Half Men.”
Sheen was fired from “Two and a Half Men” in 2011 following a public meltdown that had the actor lashing out at the show’s creator.
Among the more notorious points of his career, Sheen entered drug rehab twice, lived with three women, and repeatedly proclaimed he was “winning.”
Sheen has been married multiple times to women like Brooke Mueller and Denise Richards and had children with each.
His salary on “Two and a Half Men” was one of the highest on TV at the time at $1.25 million per episode in 2010.
Sheen did not respond to CNN’s request for comment.
By Frank Pallotta, CNN