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5 famous ladies who have survived breast cancer

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So many of us are affected by the evil “C” word…cancer. Whether you suffered yourself or watched a family member/friend go through it, cancer is a difficult battle to face.

Here are a list of 5 celebrities who were brave enough to share their story about fighting breast cancer.

1.) Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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In 2017, the Veep actress was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer.

“One in eight women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one.”

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Louis-Dreyfus went through 6 rounds of chemo and ultimately chose to get a double mastectomy to treat the cancer.

2.) Jane Fonda

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The 82-year-old famous actress unfortunately dealt with multiple cancer battles throughout her life,

“I’ve had a lot of cancer I was a sun-worshipper. When I have a day off, I frequently go to my skin doctor and have things cut off me by a surgeon.”

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In 2016, Fonda was diagnosed with breast cancer and wound up having a mastectomy to cure it.

3.) Christina Applegate

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In the summer of 2008, Christina Applegate was faced with some difficult news. Doctors found cancerous lumps in one of her breasts and decided to perform a double mastectomy. Applegate opened up On Good Morning America about her mother being a repeat breast cancer survivor, which gave her hope and strength as a woman. The actress is also planning to start a foundation to help financially assist high risk breast cancer patients who can’t afford the cost of a MRI.

4.)Hoda Kotb

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5.) Wanda Sykes

The hilarious comedian unfortunately discovered she had breast cancer after going in for a surgery to get a breast reduction. Sykes’ family history was flooded with breast cancer cases on her mother’s side, which is why she chose to get a preventative double mastectomy.

“I had both breasts removed because now I have zero chance of having breast cancer” 

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Stars who became famous from reality TV

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Success doesn’t come instantly, (usually). Check out some of Hollywood’s most successful stars who appeared on reality TV before reaching fame.

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“Best Dressed” from the 2020 Billboard Music Awards

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Last night aired the 2020 Billboard Music Awards and aside from no live studio audience, the show was awesome! Celebrities like Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Kelly Clarkson, ( + several more) wound up performing/presenting IN person and let us just say…THEY LOOKED GOOD!

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Here are some of our FAVORITE fashion looks from the evening

1.) Kelly Clarkson in a flowy gold get up

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2.) Alicia Keys looking like a actual snow goddess

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3.) Nicole Richie looking lacy and fierce

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4.) Lizzo sending out an impotant message!

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5.) Billie Eilish in ALL GREEN EVERY-THANG!

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Famous siblings you didn’t realize were related

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Yes, Hollywood is filled with talented stars that not only know each, they are related!

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Here are 9 celebrity relatives you may have not realized were bound by blood

1.) Jonah Hill and Beanie Feldstein

People Magazine

They may share different last names, but Superbad star Jonah Hill has a sister! 27-year-old Beanie Feldstein is Jonah’s younger sister (by 9 years) and has also made multiple appearances on the big screen. Most known for her roles in Booksmart and Hello,Dolly! on Broadway, Beanie has been building a pretty stellar acting portfolio. #WatchOutJonah

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2.) Dolly Parton and Miley Cyrus

Daily Express

OK SO, these two are not blood related, BUT Dolly Parton is Miley Cyrus’ godmother. The 74-year-old country star became friends with Billy Ray Cyrus at the beginning of his career and maintained a “family” friendship. Dolly has had such a influence on the Cyrus’ that they decided to make Dolly the godmother to Miley. 28-year-old Miley Cyrus has paid homage to Dolly throughout the years by collabing and speaking extremely highly of her godmother in many interviews.

3.) Julia Roberts and Emma Roberts

Newsweek

American Horror Story Alum AND niece of Julia Roberts, Emma Roberts is one lucky lady. The 29-year-old actress began finding her love for acting as child, when she would hang out on the movie sets of “Aunt Julia Roberts” movies. These two very talented ladies have a close relationship and often celebrate family gatherings.

4.) Kate Middleton + Dakota and Elle Fanning

Pop Culture

This is a weird one! According to a 2014 interview with People magazine, “a family historian from Ancestry.com confirmed Dakota and Elle have relations to King Edward III. Kate Middleton’s mother, Carole Middleton, is also a descendant of King Edward III, making the Fannings and the Duchess of Cambridge distant kin.”

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5.) Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy

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Two actresses, two beautiful ladies, and guess what? They are cousins! Jenny (47-years-old) and Melissa (50-years-old) have both had successful careers in Hollywood and continue to do so. In 2015, Jenny publically stood up for cousin Melissa when a famous writer criticized her weight.

6.) Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci

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Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci have not only starred in A Devil Wears Prada together, THEY ARE IN-LAWS! Tucci (59-years-old) married Felicity Blunt (Emily’s sister) in 2012, making them family.

7.) Bryce Dallas Howard and Ron Howard

Vulture

Bryce Dallas Howard is the daughter of Oscar-winning director and actor Ron Howard! Bryce has even starred in a few movies that her extremely talented father directed. The Jurassic World star recently joked with TMZ about how she “still has to ask her father to let her audition for his films.”

8.) Quincy Jones and Rashida Jones

Variety

Parks and Recreation actress Rashida Jones is the youngest child of musical legend Quincy Jones. Rashida was heavily influenced by her father’s career and dedication to his passion. Just this year, she directed the Netflix documentary Quincy, which dives into the story of the legacy of her Dad Quincy Jones.

9.) Al Roker and Lenny Kravitz

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National weatherman with a musical artist as his second cousin, WHAT A FAMILY! Lenny Kravitz mother, Roxie Roker, is Al’s first cousin. Roxie is famous for playing Helen on The Jeffersons. As if this family couldn’t get famous enough, Zoë Kravitz is also Lenny’s daughter.

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