Stars who suffer from rare diseases

Christina Applegate reveals MS diagnosis: "It's been a tough road"

Stars Insider

10/08/21 | StarsInsider

CELEBRITY Health

Actress Christina Applegate recently revealed that she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks its own tissues.

The 'Dead To Me' star wrote on Twitter on August 10: “Hi friends. A few months ago I was diagnosed with MS. It’s been a strange journey. But I have been so supported by people that I know who also have this condition. It’s been a tough road. But as we all know, the road keeps going. Unless some a**hole blocks it.”

The actress, who gained early fame on 'Married…with Children,' added in her next tweet, "As one of my friends that has MS said 'we wake up and take the indicated action'. And that’s what I do. So now I ask for privacy. As I go through this thing. Thank you xo.”

While celebrities may seem like they have it all together, sometimes that's only surface deep. Many of the celebs you know and love are actually suffering from rare diseases, getting treatments or finding ways to cope in addition to their already intense schedules.

In this gallery, find out which stars don't have it quite as easy as you may think. Click on.

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