LBN’s Ryan Gaumont reports that Charlie Sheen is back in the news, and not in a good way. LBN previously reported on Sheen’s disclosure that he was HIV-positive. Now, Sheen’s former fiancée, Scottine Ross, has filed a lawsuit against him. Among other things, the porn star alleges that, after learning that Ross was pregnant, Sheen forced her to have an abortion. According to Ross, Sheen did not want her giving birth to a “retarded child.”
The complaint filed by Ross in Superior Court in Los Angeles recites a litany of abusive behavior by Sheen. Ross alleges that she and Sheen had unprotected sex at least five times before she discovered he was HIV-positive by coming across his medication (Truvada) in the medicine chest. Even after Ross learned of Sheen’s HIV status, she continued to have unprotected sex with him.
The fact that Ross continued in a relationship with Sheen after learning of his HIV-positive condition may affect the outcome of the lawsuit. However, the complaint alleges assault and battery, as well as emotional distress and negligence in Sheen’s failure to disclose his HIV status to Ross at the outset.
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