LATEST: Michael J Fox went on the attack last night (26OCT06), attacking right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh's controversial comments that the actor used his Parkinson's Disease symptoms to make a political statement in a new campaign ad.
Limbaugh accused the Back To The Future star of "acting" and "exaggerating" the uncontrollable shaking that Parkinson's Disease victims suffer from on his radio show, after watching Fox's appearance in a new TV ad for Missouri Democratic Senate candidate CLAIRE MCCASKILL.
Fox's publicist John Rogers has already called Limbaugh's remarks "shameful" and last night, the actor went on the record about the controversy while appearing on the CBS Evening News.
Talking to host Katie Couric, a trembling and angry Fox admitted he was hurt by Limbaugh's comments when he referred to him as "a victim" and "pitiable".
The actor stated, "Nobody in this position wants pity... I couldn't give a damn about Rush Limbaugh's pity or anybody else's pity. I'm not a victim."
And Hollywood is siding with Fox - Sharon Stone has spoken out against Limbaugh after she watched an internet segment of the radio host's show, during which he mocks the actor by waving his arms, shaking in his chair and laughing.
She says, "To see someone thoughtlessly attack him was very hurtful."
Fox agreed to appear in the campaign ad for MCCaskill after learning she shared his concerns for stem-cell research, which the actor hopes will help experts find a cure for Parkinson's Disease and other ailments.
LATEST: Michael J Fox has furiously denied accusations from a US radio host he "acted" his way through a new campaign ad for his favourite politician, branding the claims "shameful"
The Parkinson's Disease sufferer is seen frantically shaking as he urges voters to consider Missouri Democratic Senate candidate CLAIRE MCCASKILL in the TV commercial, who is a strong advocate of embryonic stem cell research to unveil a potential cure for the condition
However, the TEEN WOLF star's performance has enraged right-wing radio pundit Rush Limbaugh, who insists, "Either he didn't take his medication or he's acting He's exaggerating the effects of the disease "
Fox's spokesman John Rogers has called Limbaugh's remarks "shameful"
He adds, "It's an appalling, sad statement Anybody who understands Parkinson's disease knows it's because of the medicine that one experiences (involuntary movements like those Fox shows in the commercial) "
In 1998, Fox confirmed he had been fighting Parkinson's disease for seven years, and underwent brain surgery to lessen the tremors caused by the illness
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