(TODAY) Publicly revealing his HIV-positive status to the world in an exclusive TODAY interview was "like being released from prison," Charlie Sheen said Tuesday in his first follow-up discussion since dropping the bombshell last November.
The former "Two and a Half Men" star said he went public with his diagnosis to end extortion efforts by former girlfriends. On Tuesday, he said the revelation temporarily made things worse.
"It actually poured a little more gas on that fire that morning," he told TODAY's Matt Lauer. "They can claim whatever they want, I know the truth. They're all sort of going back to the woodwork where they belong."
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