Charlie Sheen spent $10 million dollars or more paying off handfuls of porn stars (whom he’d already spent millions of dollars paying to keep him company) so that they’d keep his HIV positive status a secret. He also wasted his money on private jets, vacations, crack, luxury goods and expensive watches. So now that he’s running out of money he’s cutting back… by requesting that his child support be reduced. He does pay a whopping $55,000 a month in child support to both Denise Richards, with whom he has daughters Sam, 11, and Lola, 10, and Brooke Mueller, with whom he has six year-old twin sons, Bob and Max. That’s chump change to Charlie as he would regularly drop that much money on company for a weekend. Now that the cash is running low he’s reportly requested that his child support payments be reduced to both of the ex wives with whom he has minor children. It’s not surprising considering that he’s already kicked Denise Richards out of the mansion he bought for her down the street from him. She’s currently suing him for the $7 million profit from that home, which he was supposed to put in trust for their daughters. (Note that major outlets are reporting that Charlie is seeking to reduce payments to Brooke. Radar Online claims that he is also trying to reduce payments to Denise.)
Charlie Sheen has requested a reduction in the amount of child support he pays to ex Brooke Mueller for the former couple’s twins, Bob and Max, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.
According to the court documents, the actor currently pays Mueller $55,000 per month for the children, 6.
In the papers, Sheen argues he should pay less child support now, because he has seen a dramatic decrease in his income from when the agreement was made. According to Sheen, he was once making $613,000 per month while working on Two and a Half Man, which he left in 2011.
Although he admits to selling his rights to the show for a total sum of $26,750,000, Sheen says that he’s currently earning $87,384 on average per month. Because of the difference in income, he says he cannot keep up with the monthly child support payments.
The 50-year-old, who recently revealed he is HIV positive, adds that he spends about $105,000 in bills and other fees, and spends an additional $25,00 per month in medical costs not covered by his insurance.
Aside from his monthly expenses, Sheen also says that he has legal fees mounting to nearly one million, as well as credit card debt totaling almost $600,000.
The original agreement was made in February of 2011. A hearing for Sheen’s request is scheduled for April 13.
In his interview announcing that he was HIV-positive, Sheen, 50, told Matt Lauer he was extorted for $10 million by people threatening to make his diagnosis public.
Last month, Sheen appeared on The Dr. Oz Show, where he said he would like to revisit the child support agreements he made with Richards and former spouse Denise Richards, whom he also pays $55,000 a month to in child support for their daughters Sam, 11, and Lola, 10.
“We came up with a number a long time ago and I had a great job and everybody was living large. and that’s not the case right now, but there’s still that expectation to still keep paying this kind of money,” Sheen told Dr. Mehmet Oz. “At some point you just can’t justify it, especially when there’s no gratitude behind it. None. I would send somebody flowers every hour if I got that kind of dough tax free.”
Other outlets have more details about Charlie’s debts, including $5 million he owes to American Express, $1.3 million in back taxes to the IRS and $800k in legal fees. Read that last quote from Charlie above. He wants to stick it to his ex wives, particularly Denise who has worked so hard to protect their daughters from Charlie’s abuse. (Charlie’s child support agreement with Brooke stipulates that she must receive the same amount as Denise.) Charlie has threatened to kill both Denise and his youngest (known) daughter with her, Lola. This was stated in legal documents filed by Denise’s team suing him for the $7 million he owes their daughters from the sale of their home. He’s mad that his ex wives aren’t grateful that he pays them less per month than he pays for the company of porn stars, all while he kicks them out of their homes, damages their property and threatens to kill them.
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