Anastacia Proud To Show Off 'Survival' Scar

Pop star ANASTACIA was too embarrassed to show off her scar from surgery for Crohn's disease until she turned 30, when she realised the mark was a sign of her survival.
The I'm Outta Love singer was diagnosed with the illness - a severe inflammatory bowel disease - when she was just 13 years old, and had to undergo an emergency operation to remove an obstruction in her digestive system.
The surgery left her with a visible scar on her stomach, and Anastacia admits she was ashamed of anyone spotting the mark - but now she sees it as a badge of honour.
She tells Britain's Hello magazine, "I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, an inflammatory condition of the bowel... I found a lump in my abdomen and that's when doctors discovered I had Crohn's. I have a four-inch scar on my tummy where surgeons removed this mass from inside. I used to be ashamed of this scar but by the time I was 30 I didn't mind flashing my belly. To me the scar is like a war wound - it proves I survived."


Contactmusic

Tags: Anastacia


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Why Going Solo Is The Best Thing For One Direction’s Harry Styles

All good things must come to an end someday, which means that One Direction...

Why Going Solo Is The Best Thing For One Direction’s Harry Styles

Star Wars: Episode VII Plot Leak, or Luke Skywalker's Severed Hand

A Star Wars Episode 7 plot leak, from the usually reliable Badass...

Star Wars: Episode VII Plot Leak, or Luke Skywalker's Severed Hand

Pharrell, Kylie, Maroon 5 And A Bunch Of Newcommers Announced For iTunes Festival 2014

Apple’s iTunes Festival 2014 isn’t until September, but there are already...

Pharrell, Kylie, Maroon 5 And A Bunch Of Newcommers Announced For iTunes Festival 2014

Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' is an Early Oscars Favorite

It’s July 21 and we’re already speculating about Boyhood’s chances at 2015’s...

Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' is an Early Oscars Favorite

Simpsons Death: It's Krusty The Clown or Rabbi Hyman Krustofski

Speaking at a Television Critics Association panel on Sunday, Simpsons...

Simpsons Death: It's Krusty The Clown or Rabbi Hyman Krustofski

Early (Really Early) 'Guardians of The Galaxy' Opinions Are Positive

While we’re still waiting for the official set of reviews to hit the net, Guardians...

Early (Really Early) 'Guardians of The Galaxy' Opinions Are Positive
Advertisement

Despite Being Re-Cast, Charlie Hunnam Is Still Rooting For "Fifty Shades Of Grey"

In case you’re not interested in Fifty Shades of Grey news, look away now...

Despite Being Re-Cast, Charlie Hunnam Is Still Rooting For

Get On Up Trailer

Since he was a child, he knew he'd become a star. He may not have had the easiest life growing up...

Get On Up Trailer

Are The Cast of 'The Big Bang Theory' Worth $1 Million Per Episode?

Production of season 8 of the TheBig Bang Theory is yet to be confirmed as...

Are The Cast of 'The Big Bang Theory' Worth $1 Million Per Episode?


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

anafreak's picture

anafreak

well im so glad she can show off her scars, it a mark that shes a surviver and that its nothing to be ashamed of. everybody has a scar.
Import Source: 
comments.nsf
Import Date: 
1322488901

3 years 11 months ago
Report
View Comments

Anastacia Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Anastacia

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All