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Charlie Sheen's Ex-Fiancee Brett Rossi Suing for Emotional Distress and Assault

Rossi says he became "violent and abusive"

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Charlie Sheen is facing legal trouble after revealing last month that he is HIV-positive.

The actor's former fiancée, porn star Brett Rossi, is suing him for assault and battery, emotional distress, false imprisonment and negligence, Peoplereports. Rossi, 26, claims that Sheen had agreed to resolve the matter by paying her $1 million as well as some earnings from Anger Management, but after his announcement about his health on the Today show, she says he backed out of the deal.

In the lawsuit, Rossi describes her first meeting with the actor in 2013, when he forced her to sign an "illegal and unenforceable" non-disclosure agreement. Despite their subsequent romantic relationship, Rossi says that Sheen "became violent and abusive and uncontrollable," even claims that he forced her to have an abortion because of his HIV, threatening to "kick her to the curb" if she didn't.

Rossi also contests that she and Sheen had sex at least five times before she discovered his HIV medication and confronted him, and that his assurance that he hasn't missed a dose of his medication is a lie. She alleges that Sheen "became increasingly less diligent and responsible in taking his HIV medication as a result of his illegal drug use," between July and September of 2014.

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Rossi previously tried to commit suicide twice, once in November 2014 after Sheen ended their engagement via text, and then in December after he sent her "insulting and demeaning text messages."

"[Rossi] now realizes that Sheen likely had no intention of ever marrying her or staying with her," the lawsuit reads. "Instead, part of the entire ruse was to get her to fall in love with him, convince her that they would be together forever, and that, in turn, allowed Plaintiff to be manipulated into agreeing to engage in unprotected sexual intercourse with Sheen, despite knowing he was HIV-positive."

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