Charlie Sheen should be careful, or people might start thinking he's a decent human being.
In what was either a well-timed PR move, or a simple gesture of goodwill, Sheen is covering a big chunk of the funeral costs for the paparazzo who died last week covering Justin Bieber, cutting a $12,000 check to the photographer's family, according to TMZ.
Chris Guerra died after being struck by a car in Los Angeles on New Year's Day while taking pictures of Bieber's car. The website reported the photographer will be laid to rest Friday in a private service.
Sheen happens to be friends with a former photog who was friends with Guerra. He supposedly heard the family was trying to raise money to cover the costs. So Sheen -- who was more money than any mortal could ever need -- grabbed his checkbook. Which he seems to be doing a lot of lately for various people, including Lindsay Lohan, who received $100,000 from Sheen to cover her back taxes.
After being contacted by TMZ, Sheen released a statement saying "A tragic incident like this erases the line between the photographer and the subject. It's an unforgiving moment that begs us all to be human and work as one to prevent this in the future. As parents, we are all not supposed to bury our children. My deepest condolences to the families involved."
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