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Charlie Sheen Offered to Pay for Half of Lindsay Lohan’s Gown at amfAR Gala

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Charlie Sheen; Lindsay Lohan

Charlie Sheen gives new meaning to the phrase “friends with benefits.” The actor, 47, has proven to be a very generous pal to his Scary Movie 5 co-star Lindsay Lohan.

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On Wednesday, Feb. 6, mere hours before amfAR’s annual New York Gala to kick off Fashion Week, the former Two and a Half Men star put in a call to celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch to ask that he dress Lohan for the glitzy event. He even offered to “go halfsies” with the Liz & Dick actress to pay for the gown.

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“Never in a business like this do you see a celebrity pay for another celebrity,” Bloch tells Us Weekly of Sheen, noting that the request came from the actor himself and not from an assistant. “He’s very considerate.”

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Lindsay Lohan attends the amfAR New York Gala on February 6, 2013 in New York City.

Lohan, for her part, made good use of Bloch’s fashion expertise. Stunning in a nude-and-silver beaded fringe gown by Theia and a hooded fur by Mendel, the starlet joined celebs including Woody Allen, Karlie Kloss, John Legend and fiancee Chrissy Teigen, Chloe Sevigny, and Cee Lo Green in raising $2.3 million for AIDS research.

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This is not the first time the Anger Management star has offered to lend a hand (and money) to the 26-year-old drama-prone actress. Last year, he volunteered to give Lohan $100,000 to help cover her tax debt, which reportedly amounted to more than $233,000. (The actress was said to have refused the money.)

“Charlie has a long history of helping out his friends in many ways, and this is just another example of that,” his rep told E! News at the time.

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