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Top Lawyer May Lead Class Action Against Charlie Sheen

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Gloria Allred, the top lawyer who made Bill Cosby's life a living hell for much of 2015, has revealed she's considering leading a class action lawsuit against actor Charlie Sheen.

The actor went public with his HIV-positive diagnosis during a candid US TV interview on Tuesday.

Sheen said he chose to come forward with the news in an effort to stop ongoing extortion attempts from ex-lovers.

But it now appears he could be facing more pay-outs from a group of women, who have asked Allred to represent them.

They all claim Sheen put them at risk of contracting the virus by sleeping with them.

"Since Charlie Sheen's interview, I will now confirm that I have been contacted by women with reference to Charlie Sheen and their rights," Allred told TMZ.com.

"I have no comment on what will happen next."

In his interview with Today show host Matt Lauer, Sheen insisted he told every woman he has slept with since his HIV diagnosis back in 2011.

Former porn star Bree Olson and a host of other women have already come forward with claims they weren't told Sheen was ill while they were sleeping with him.

Sheen's representative insists that's because his client did not know he was HIV-positive at the time.

The actor confessed that he had unprotected sex with two women post-2011, but insists both knew of his condition.

Allred has been representing 28 of the 40-plus women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual abuse and rape.

She recently deposed the comedian on behalf of one of her clients.

Source: AAP

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