Charlie Sheen Donates $12,000 for Paparazzo's Funeral

Charlie Sheen has given $12,000 to Chris Guerra's family to put towards his funeral after the paparazzi was tragically struck by a vehicle while attempting to photograph Justin Bieber's car
Charlie Sheen Donates $12,000 for Paparazzo's Funeral
Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen is paying for the funeral of the paparazzi photographer who died while following Justin Bieber's car.

The Anger Management star has paid a generous $12,000 towards 29-year-old Chris Guerra's burial costs after hearing through a photographer pal that his family was trying to raise funds for the service, due to be held on Friday (11 January).

The 47-year-old actor told TMZ: "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."

The kind-hearted star was shocked by the news that Chris was struck by a car on New Year's Day (1 January) while crossing a busy road in Los Angeles after trying to capture a shot of Canadian singer Justin's white Ferrari. Justin was not in the vehicle at the time, having lent it to two friends.

This isn't the first time that Charlie has used his cash for a good cause.

The actor - who has moved in with his 24-year-old adult movie actress girlfriend Georgia Jones - gave his Scary Movie 5 co-star Lindsay Lohan $100,000 to help pay off her $233,904 tax bill last year.

Related Articles

Also in Celebrity News

Kate Middleton and Prince William Reveal Baby Due Date
Royal couple set for a double celebration as their fourth wedding anniversary...
Brad Pitt Brings a Special Date to the Premiere of His New Movie Fury
The actor escorts World War Two veteran to the Fury red carpet
Lynda Bellingham Dies at 66
Loose Women presenter loses battle against bowel cancer
Shia LaBeouf: I Was Out Of My Mind When I Got Fired From the Broadway Show
Actor blames his extreme role prep for the fallout