CHARLIE Sheen was worried no one would show up to his funeral.
The 'Anger Management' star - who has five children from his previous relationships - has admitted that a cancer scare left him "terrified".
He said: "As soon as I was told I may have the Big C my mind flashed forward.
"First, I pictured a scene where my kids were around my hospital bedside as I lay there dying. That kind of spooks the hell out of you, emotionally.
"I didn't think about what treatment I might have or what pain I might be in or anything like that. I took it right to the end in my mind and wondered who would be at my funeral, mourning my passing.
"The whole thing was absolutely terrifying."
The 49-year-old actor admitted it was a "wake-up call" after he was diagnosed with what doctors believed was a pre-cancerous growth in his throat.
However, a second doctor's opinion later revealed it was just a case of acid reflux - a diagnosis that filled him with relief.
He told the Daily Star on Sunday newspaper: "My girlfriend at that time was with me and we both fell into each other's arms crying.
"I'm going to be more diligent about getting regular check-ups. This was a wake-up call and I'm not ready yet for the big, dramatic ending I imagined."
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