Martin Sheen Speaks Out on Charlie Sheen's HIV Revelation

Sheen said he encouraged his son to go public with his HIV diagnosis.
2:31 | 11/19/15

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Right now to martin sheen speaking out for the first time since his son Charlie revealed he's living with HIV. ABC's linsey Davis here with that story. Good morning. Good morning to you, George. Martin sheen calls his son's announcement a miraculous occasion unburdening himself of this secret comes with great relief. It's the bombshell admission rocking tinseltown and beyond. A many, in fact, HIV positive. Charlie sheen coming clean Tuesday four years after he says he learned of his HIV diagnosis. Something his former live-in girlfriend bree Olsen told "Inside edition" he never told her. I could be dead right now because he didn't tell me that. Reporter: In 2011 Olsen was living with sheen in his L.A. Mansion. It was like playing Russian roulette. It was like he was putting a gun to my head and pulling the trigger. Reporter: But sheen's manager says the former "Two and a half men" star only acquired HIV after he and Olsen split in 2011. Sheen insists he's told all of his partners about his status since his diagnosis and says that thanks to treatment, the virus is now undetectable in his blood. Have you transmitted the HIV virus to someone else since your diagnosis? Impossible. Reporter: Olsen says she got tested on Monday after hearing the rumors about about sheen. I am HIV negative. Reporter: A retch tiff for sheen's ex-wife Brooke Mueller also telling ABC news she and the boys are not HIV positive. Online an outpouring of support from several celebrities. Magic Johnson tweeting me I hope he joins me in educating the world about hiv/aids. Heather Locklear posting a picture of herself with sheen writing, my heart hurt, prayers for Charlie and his family. But it's a different story in "The national enquirer's's" report out on stands now saying their investigation uncovered two active lawsuits against sheen and evidence suggesting he did put several women at risk. Multiple ex-partners of Charlie sheen and in one case a video recording confirmed that they were exposed to HIV. Reporter: But this morning both the LAPD and Los Angeles d.a.'s office tell ABC news they're not looking into sheen and that no one has reported anything to them about him. For "Good morning America," linsey Davis, ABC news, new York. Martin says he wanted to accompany Charlie to the announcement but told him, no, that it was his and his to do alone. He hopes this will be a real turing point in his life. He said this had been something that had been discussed for quite a while, that Charlie might come forward and that he was hoping that he would have the courage to do it. And for different reasons he would back down but he was saying he's never been prouder of his son than in this time. Charlie saying it could be a turning point, as well. Says he don't want to be the poster child essentially for this but will speak out and his life going forward won't be so much partying but philanthropy. We'll see what happens. Thank you. To that ABC exclusive Donald

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