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I am a firm believer that you reap what you sow. After all of the hatred and nastiness that comedian Kathy Griffin has spread over the past several years, I am not surprised to learn that she has some serious medical issues.
On Monday, Griffin tweeted that she has lung cancer, and noted that she has never smoked.
“I’ve got to tell you guys something. I have cancer. I’m about to go into surgery to have half of my left lung removed,” she wrote. “Yes, I have lung cancer even though I’ve never smoked!”
“Hopefully no chemo or radiation after this and I should have normal function with my breathing. I should be up and running around as usual in a month or less. It’s been a helluva 4 years, trying to get back to work, making you guys laugh and entertaining you, but I’m gonna be just fine," Griffin added.
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) August 2, 2021
According to People, Griffin discusses the diagnosis in an interview with ABC News’ Nightline on Monday night (12:35 a.m. ET on ABC), saying she is “still a little bit in shock” after finding out the news a few weeks ago.
She will also tell co-anchor Juju Chang about her state of mind and sobriety during the interview as well as recounting her family’s own private health battles.
Griffin’s sister Joyce Griffin died of cancer in September 2017, while her mother, Maggie Griffin, died in March 2020 after battling dementia.
Maybe she should reflect on her mental health and how she treats other people as she heals from this procedure.
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