Celebrity Illnesses Category

The great Michael J. Fox returns to television this fall on NBC, starring in The Michael J. Fox Show. Fox plays a former news anchorman who was forced to retire after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, and five years later decides to go back to work, having to balance his work with his family.

Fox, who [...]


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The entertainment world is still in shock over the announcement of beloved actress Valerie Harper, who disclosed that she has incurable brain cancer and may only have three to six months to live.

Harper, known for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on the iconic 1970’s series The Mary Tyler Moore Show and her spin-off series Rhoda, has [...]


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Currently in very limited release but available via VOD, A BAG OF HAMMERS is a quirky comedy/drama hybrid that centers on a couple of irresponsible petty thieves who refuse to grow up until an abandoned child forces their hand. Co-written (with star JAKE SANDVIG) and directed by BRIAN CRANO, the cast also includes CHANDLER CANTERBURY, REBECCA [...]


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[caption id="attachment_53493" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="FEROCIOUS PLANET -- Syfy Original Movie -- Pictured: (left) Joe Flanigan -- Photo by: Bernard Walsh/Syfy"][/caption]
Joe Flanigan is starring as a disgraced Marine colonel, who winds up guarding a science lab in the SyFy thriller, Ferocious Planet. Naturally, an experiment goes horribly wrong and tosses the lab into a parallel dimension. [...]


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[caption id="attachment_52182" align="alignleft" width="392" caption=""The Doctors" Photo, pictured left to right: Dr. Andrew Ordon, Dr. Jim Sears, Brooke Milam, Kayla Martell, Dr. Lisa Masterson and Dr. Travis Stork."][/caption]

The Doctors reveals colorectal cancer dangers with guest Katie Couric, who, as the spokeswoman for colon cancer awareness, delivers an impassioned plea about the importance of undergoing [...]


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[caption id="attachment_49167" align="alignleft" width="304" caption="O.J. Simpson 21 years ago"][/caption]

O.J. Simpson was reportedly beaten so severely in the Lovelock Correctional Center rec yard that he spent three weeks in the prison hospital.

The National Enquirer says that a snitch tells them the attack left Simpson in severe melancholy where he won’t go outside of his [...]


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[caption id="attachment_48930" align="alignleft" width="440" caption="Elizabeth Taylor from 1947"][/caption]

Elizabeth Taylor has been hospitalized for the treatment of congestive heart failure.

She had actually been there for a few days before a snitch broke the news.

Taylor’s spokesperson confirmed that she was resting at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for congestive heart failure.

Now 78, Taylor has been battling the [...]


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[caption id="attachment_48112" align="alignleft" width="306" caption=""Elton John" cover story in the Feb. 17 edition of "Rolling Stone" Photograph by Mark Seliger for RollingStone.com"][/caption]

Billy Joel has sold over 150 million records with 33 Top 40 hits that he wrote without help and 33 Grammy nominations, six wins and countless other awards and honors.

The creative genius also suffered from [...]


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[caption id="attachment_48024" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="Mary Murphy judges the competition for Season Eight of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on FOX. ©2009 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Michael Williams/FOX"][/caption]
Mary Murphy is back in the judges’ chair on So You Think You Can Dance, just in time for the auditions for season eight. Salt Lake City is [...]


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[caption id="attachment_47890" align="alignleft" width="238" caption="Charlie Sheen in better days"][/caption]

Apparently someone in a high place finally had enough.  With the likely collapse of the sprawling Charlie Sheen franchise, the highest paid actor in television has been allegedly convinced to enter rehab.

“We are profoundly concerned for his health and well-being, and support his decision,” was the [...]


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