After surviving cancer 13 years ago, Christina Applegate announces that she suffers from multiple sclerosis.
“Hello friends. A few months ago I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. It is a fun experience. But I have been supported by people who also have this disease,” the 49-year-old actress began writing in a message posted on Twitter on August 10, possibly referring to actress Selma Blair, who also suffers from the disease, of this chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease, which attacks the central nervous system.
Hi friends. A few months ago I was diagnosed with MS. It has been a strange journey. But I have received so much support from people I know who also have this condition. It has been a difficult road. But as we all know, the road continues. Unless some jerk blocks it.
– christina applegate (@ 1capplegate) August 10, 2021
“It is a difficult journey. But as we all know, life goes on. Unless some jerk gets in the way. As a friend of mine with multiple sclerosis says, “we wake up and do the right thing.” And that’s what I do. So now that I’m going through this, I ask for a little privacy. Thank you, kisses, “added who played Rachel’s sister on the Friends series.
Bride’s ex-heroine, two children, mother of a girl since 2011, had already had to deal with serious health problems in the past. In 2008, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The Dead to Me star later had to undergo a double mastectomy. “I am at liberty. I am 100% cured of my cancer. One thing is for sure, I am not going to die, ”he said later.
In 2017, doctors proceeded to remove her ovaries. Carrier of a gene that increases the risk of cancer, the actress, like Angelina Jolie, had indeed decided to perform this preventive operation.
“My cousin died of ovarian cancer in 2008. I could help it. This is how I decided to take control. It’s a relief. It’s something I don’t have to worry about. Now, let’s hope I don’t get hit by a bus, “he told the Today site.
Since the announcement of her multiple sclerosis, fans of Christina Applegate salute her immense courage that inspires respect. “You are the strongest person in the world”; “I send you a lot of love, Christina, you are so strong and you will come out of it”, we can read in particular in the numerous messages published on Twitter.