Fran Drescher Applauds Angelina Jolie's Choice Of Preventative Cancer Surgery

0
0
Subscribe to Angelina Jolie alerts

After Angelina Jolie’s stunning revelation about her preventative double mastectomy, celebrities and fans have almost been tripping over their feet to praise the Lara Croft star for her courage. Which is, of course, understandable, not only did Jolie make the difficult decision to go under the knife, reducing her risk of breast cancer from 85% to a measly 5%, but she also made an effort to educate women about the dangers and the options for someone with a high genetic predisposition. One of those, applauding her decision, is the iconic TV personality Fran Drescher. Drescher, who is a cancer survivor, talked to E! Online about Angelina’s surgery, calling the actress a “warrior goddess” and urging readers to take note and be attentive to their own health.

"The more women who do that the better," Drescher said about Angie's op-ed. "When you turn pain into purpose it helps to make sense out of the senseless, and because she lost her mother to ovarian cancer...I think this is something she kind of needed to do and more power to her. The more women that can speak publicly about it, the more women will become educated and knowledge is power."

She also explained how, after her own battle with cancer, a more holistic, free from toxins lifestyle, helped her recover: "Although we are talking about Angelina and the fact that she had a genetic tendency to get some cancers, actually 95 percent of cancers are environmentally stimulated and so I am trying to educate the public on how they can effectively reduce their risk of cancer by living a more toxic-free life." Good call, Ms Drescher, although frequent screenings and awareness of the disease might be a bit more helpful in this case.

Fran Drescher, Hotel Transylvania Press Conference
Drescher, a cancer survivor herself, used the opportunity to offer her own advice for clean living and prevention.


Contactmusic

Tags: Angelina Jolie - Fran Drescher

0
0
Subscribe to Angelina Jolie alerts
Advertisement

More Angelina Jolie

How Filming "By the Sea" Brought the Jolie-Pitt Family Closer Together

Fresh off the release of Unbreakable, Angelina Jolie is diving into the promotional interviews for her romantic drama By the Sea. Having filmed with Brad...

Angelina Jolie Explains How Directing Husband Brad Pitt "Brought Us Closer"

As the release of Angelina Jolie's latest directorial effort, the WWII epic 'Unbroken,' approaches, there has been much discussion on the 39-year-old actress' transition to...

Angelina Jolie Talks Dominating Hollywood: "I Do What I Want To Do"

Angelina Jolie was known to be rather wild before becoming a mother to her and husband Brad Pitt's six children, and although she is a...

Unbroken Movie Review

With a true story that's almost hard to believe, this inspiring biographical drama is made with attention to detail and a remarkable resistance to sentiment....

Advertisement

Brad Pitt Gives Update on Angelina Jolie At 'Unbroken' Première: "Her Spirits Are High"

While Brad Pitt was on hand to step in for his absentee wife Angelina Jolie, who is suffering with chickenpox, at the Hollywood premiere of...

Angelina Jolie Admits She Will Be "Happy When Acting Is Over"

After starring in Disney's 'Maleficent,' tying the knot with the love of her life Brad Pitt, being named an honorary dame and releasing her most...

Angelina Jolie Forced To Miss 'Unbroken' Premiere Due To Chickenpox

Angelina Jolie has unfortunately been forced to miss the premieres and press events for her latest directorial effort, the WWII film 'Unbroken,' in the next...

Angelina Jolie Named TIME's Woman of the Year

Angelina Jolie is TIME’s Woman of the Year for 2014. Congratulations. Great. Good. After directing her second movie, starring in Disney’s Maleficent and speaking at...

Advertisement

Comments

Angelina Jolie Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Angelina Jolie

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All