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Charlie Sheen has reached out to comedian Patrice O'Neal to wish him a speedy recovery after he recently suffered a stroke.

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The former "Two and a Half Men" star was on the receiving end of O'Neal's jokes at the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen last month, but the actor insists he has nothing but well wishes for the funnyman.

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In a statement released to, Sheen says, "[Patrice] is a gentle giant, a brilliant comedian, and a noble dude. Wishing him nothing but recovery, healing and laughter."

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O'Neal's family has asked for privacy and set up an email account,, so fans can send him messages of support.