The former party boy made an appearance at a California Strong charity event

Charlie Sheen admits that getting sober was something “that had to be done.”

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Speaking with Us Weekly on January 13 from a charity event in Malibu, the Irish American shared that he has a renewed outlook on life since going sober just over a year ago.

In December, Sheen proudly shared on Twitter that he had hit one year of sobriety.


a fabulous
in my
renewed journey.


— Charlie Sheen (@charliesheen) December 11, 2018

"That was good, that was good, yes, indeed — had to be done, had to be done," Sheen said to Extra of getting sober.

“I made some changes to give myself a shot to do some cool things professionally. And I’m proud of finally being consistent. And reliable. And noble.”

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He said to Us Weekly that he is now dedicated to being an “organized and focused” father.

"We’ve all gotten really, really close, and that’s been a real gift," Sheen said of his family.

Sheen was in Malibu attending the California Strong celebrity softball match, which was attended by other celebrities including Adam Sandler, Mira Sorvino, Jamie Foxx, and Rainn Wilson.

Adam Sandler, Ryan Braun, and Charlie Sheen at California Strong (Getty)

Adam Sandler, Ryan Braun, and Charlie Sheen at California Strong (Getty)

The 53-year-old decided to sit the game out, telling Extra that he has “major shoulder surgery” coming up in a few months.

Sheen, who said "I grew up in these parts" about Malibu, turned to social media last fall when he couldn't get ahold of his parents Martin and Janet Sheen during the area's devastating wildfires.

i cannot
get ahold of
my parents,
Martin and Janet Sheen.

are in the
group, at the
staging ground
near Zuma Beach.

has eyes on
please let me
know that they
are safe and sound
in the middle of
this horrific scenario.

thank you
in advance.


— Charlie Sheen (@charliesheen) November 10, 2018

The Sheens were thankfully safe and sound, but many people lost everything to the fires. California Strong is now raising funds to help such people.

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Catch The Today Show covering the California Strong event here: