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As another celebrity with HIV, Magic took the opportunity to reach out and show his support. “I wish @CharlieSheen and his family the best. With the advancement in treatments and medicine he can fight this disease and live a long life,” Magic tweeted.
The NBA star then called on Charlie to help him fight the virus, stating, “In @CharlieSheen breaking his silence, I hope he joins me in educating the world about HIV/AIDs.”
Charlie hasn’t responded to the invite just yet, but we’re sure there’s plenty of work he can do with the Magic Johnson Foundation. The organization has been combating HIV and working with millions since the early ’90s. Another high-profile ambassador could amplify the organization’s message even further.