11/25/2012 09:31 am ET Updated Nov 26, 2012

Charlie Sheen Paid Lindsay Lohan $100,000 To Cover Tax Debt

Don't ever say Charlie Sheen's not the charitable type -- because he recently cut Lindsay Lohan a $100,000 check to cover the actress' six-figure tax bill ... all out of the goodness of his heart ... sources tell TMZ.

Sources close to Lindsay tell us she and Charlie became close pals while on the set of "Scary Movie 5" back in September -- spending a lot of time together both on and off the set.

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