Charlie Sheen celebrates one year of sobriety: ‘#TotallyFocused’

Making strides. Charlie Sheen revealed on Tuesday, December 11, that he has been sober for one year.

“so, THIS happened yesterday!” the 53-year-old actor captioned a photo of his Alcoholics Anonymous sobriety coin on Tuesday via Twitter. “a fabulous moment, in my renewed journey. #TotallyFocused.”

Sheen previously bashed AA in February 2011 amid his struggles with substance abuse, calling the 12-step program a “cult.”

“I have a disease? “Bulls—t. I cured it … with my mind,” the Hot Shots! actor said on the Alex Jones Show at the time. “I can’t use the word sober because that’s a term from those people, and I have cleansed myself. I have closed my eyes and in a nanosecond I cured myself from this ridiculous … It’s just the work of sissies. The only thing I’m addicted to right now is winning. You know? This bootleg cult arrogantly referred to as AA now supports a 5 percent success rate. My success rate is 100 percent. Do the math! One of their stupid mottos is ‘Don’t be special, be one of us.’ News flash: I am special and I will never be one of you.”

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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Actors Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen attend AARP's Movies For Grown Ups Film Festival screening of 'The Way' at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage)
THE 58th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Show Wing -- Pictured: (l-r) Charlie Sheen and Martin Sheen by the show wing during The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium -- NBC EXCLUSIVE (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Charlie Sheen and Martin Sheen present Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)
Charlie Sheen and Martin Sheen during 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Rehearsals at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Mathew Imaging/FilmMagic)
UNITED STATES - circa 1995: Actor Martin Sheen with his son Charlie Sheen. (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Actors Charlie Sheen and Martin Sheen attend the premiere of 'Into The Night' on February 12, 1991 at ABC Television Center in Los Angeles, California.
American actor and director Martin Sheen's new film Cadence, starring his son Charlie Sheen, is screening at the 43rd Cannes Film Festival. (Photo by Micheline Pelletier/Sygma via Getty Images)
American Martin Sheen's new film Cadence, starring his son Charlie Sheen, is screening at the 43rd Cannes Film Festival. (Photo by Micheline Pelletier/Sygma via Getty Images)
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A month after his controversial comments about AA and Two and a Half Men creator Chuck Lorre, Sheen was fired from the series and replaced with Ashton Kutcher. In the following months, the Ferris Bueller actor’s bizarre behavior continued to make headlines as he referred to himself as a “warlock” with “tiger blood.”

In November 2015, Sheen revealed on the Today show that he is HIV-positive. The actor’s father,Martin Sheen, opened up exclusively to Us Weeklyabout his son’s journey in September.

“I think all of us are striving to lead honest lives,” The West Wing alum told Us about how proud he was when Charlie publicly revealed his HIV diagnosis. “That’s a requirement of every human being. It’s most difficult when you are known. The bigger your celebrity, the more difficult it is to lead an honest life because your past is always present … I think today makes it that much harder for people because there’s so little privacy. I think that the idea of [anonymity] is very important to the program, and it has an energy all its own.”

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23: Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen watch the New York Yankees take on the New York Mets on June 23, 2012 during interleague play at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 14: Two and a Half Men cast member Charlie Sheen and his wife actress Denise Richards arrive for the 'CBS Upfront Previews 2003-2004' May 14, 2003 at Tavern on the Green in New York City. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23: Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen look for their seats as the New York Yankees take on the New York Mets on June 23, 2012 during interleague play at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
BRENTWOOD, CA - JUNE 15 : (EXCLUSIVE) Actress Denise Richards marries Charlie Sheen in a top secret ceremony at a house June 15 2002 in Brentwood, California. (Photo by Mel Bouzad/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 16: Actors Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen arrive at the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel January 16, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, UNITED STATES: Actor Charlie Sheen (L) kisses fiancee actress Denise Richards (R) after he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series-Musical/Comedy for his role in 'Spin City' at the 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills 20 January, 2002. AFP PHOTO/Scott NELSON (Photo credit should read Scott Nelson/AFP/Getty Images)
Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards at the premiere of 'Undercover Brother' at the Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles, Ca. Thursday, May 30, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 16: Actors Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen arrive at the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel January 16, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen during 'The Big Bounce' - Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet at Mann Village Westwood in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Lee Celano/WireImage)
Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen during 'The Big Bounce' - Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet at Mann Village Westwood in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Lee Celano/WireImage)
Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards during CBS at 75 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards during Giorgio Armani Receives First 'Rodeo Drive Walk Of Style' Award at Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards arrive at the premiere of 'Scary Movie 3.' (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen during 2003-2004 CBS Upfront - After Party at Tavern on the Green in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
Charlie Sheen & Denise Richards during 'Undercover Brother' Premiere at Universal Citywalk in Universal City, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
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