The American actor, Charlie Sheen recently made a shocking confession about his health, which reveals that the actor is an HIV+. His struggle against the disease and his encouraging story draws us to dig out the names of some of the other celebrities from different platforms, who are also affected with the alarming disease but their strength has made them winners in the combat. Read the scoop to know in details.
Earlier in September, we reported about “Who’s The Boss” star Danny Pintauro’s HIV+ transmission and how he emerges to be a face of encouragement. On a particular episode of “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” the “Who’s the Boss” alum released his burden of a long-held secret that he has contracted HIV since 2003. Well, this is quite astonishing, yet a matter to be empathized with. The eye-opening story by Pintauro is something more heart melting but brutally truthful. We heard about his experience, which was mixed with sex and crystal meth; exploited with brusque circumstance and folded with absolute terror. He praised Sheen for releasing his story, that may serve as encourage for a lot of strugglers.
The former “Frankie Goes to Hollywood” front man, Holly Johnson was also diagnosed with the illness in 1991 but his inner strength has turned him a frontrunner, as he fought for his health and survived. He addresses while speaking about his health, that he has been living a firmly controlled life where alcohol and smoking are prohibited but he does not want to be whining about it.
The Olympic diver Greg Louganis was detected with HIV at the age of 28. Now he is 55 and fit and fine, by the God’s grace. He was declared not to survive beyond 30. Louganis has inspired a lot of people when he started supporting HIV/AIDS victims. Interestingly, his Olympic career witnesses threat with different types of allegation due to his HIV transmission but he stood still and tall among all the odds.