Sick Celebrities

Day: January 8, 2013

John Candy died of a heart attack aged 43

John Candy’s unexpected death in 1994 came as a shock to his fans and was a loss to the film community. The larger than life comedy actor died aged 43 while filming ‘Wagons East’ in Mexico. He was found in his hotel room according to his spokesperson, Anna Perez. She spoke to the New York […]

Jemma Kidd opens up about Anxiety Disorder

Jemma Kidd is a successful career woman, mother of twins and somehow manages to be both model and girl-next-door with consummate ease. Behind the often smiley demeanor portrayed in the media, Kidd hides a torrid struggle with anxiety and panic disorder; an overwhelming illness that can literally paralyse sufferers. Panic disorder and anxiety attacks are the […]

Halle Berry talks openly about diabetes

She’s portrayed Bond girls, Catwoman, double agents, psychiatric nurses and was the first African-American actress to in an Oscar, yet through all her fame and A-List profile, Halle Berry has had to live with the difficulties associated with Diabetes. The actress has starred in Hollywood blockbusters ‘X Men’ (In which she played ‘Storm’), ‘Swordfish’ and […]

Emma Thompson: English Rose Discusses Thorny Depression

Emma Thompson has known the highs of stardom as an iconic British actress and screenwriter but she has also tasted bitter, emotional lows because of her long running battle with depression. The English rose says her depression led her to such lows that at one stage in her life she didn’t wash or dress. “I’ve […]

Bret Michaels and his life with diabetes

Bret Michaels has been called many things in his time and the former Poison frontman is most definitely considered a sex symbol to female rock fans the world over. The ‘glam’ rock star also had three stints on VH1s ‘Rock of Love with Bret Michaels’ where he basically offered himself up as a prize to […]

Bill Clinton turns to veganism after heart operation

High levels of cholesterol are a growing problem these days and are attributed to the types of food we eat and the stressful lifestyles many of us have. Furthermore, If “bad” cholesterol isn’t dealt with quickly it can have dire consequences, as former president, Bill Clinton found out. On September 7, 2004, three years after […]

Oprah Winfrey chooses veganism for health reasons

TV stalwart, Oprah Winfrey decided to experiment with a raw vegan diet for seven days, and just for kicks she took 378 of her staff at Harpo along for the ride. She was joined by NY Times best-selling author on health and conscious eating, Kathy Freston who provided the queen of television with a diverse […]

Betty Ford left and extraordinary life behind

Betty Ford, former first lady and founder of the acclaimed Betty Ford Center died at the incredible age of 93 while under the care of medical staff at the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho, Mirage. She passed away peacefully as a result of natural causes after a life of trials and tribulations which led to […]

Andy Irons died of a heart attack after drug cocktail

After the saddening and untimely death of world champion surfer, Andy Irons, in November 2010 his family released the results of his autopsy. It was initially thought his death came as a result of Dengue ever but the coroner’s report indicated that he in fact died of a heart attack around 30 hours after taking cocaine. […]

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