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Kylie Minogue opens up about breast cancer


Kylie Minogue

In her most candid interview ever, pint-sized, lovely pop star Kylie Minogue has opened up about her horrifying battle with breast cancer during an interview with Molly Meldrum on the Australian television program Sunday Night.

In the moving interview that took place the evening before the opening night of her new Aphrodite World Tour, the wee songstress broke down at one point and had to leave the room whilst she regained composure.

Close friend Meldrum complimented Minogue on her “brave” battle with the disease, but she corrected him: ‘You might have seen the bravery. I don’t think the public saw… well, I stayed indoors,” she said. And continued “My family got me through really rotten, dark moments.”

When Meldrum brought up the time Kylie met up with a sick child and its parents in a children’s hospital, Kylie struggled to compose herself, as tears welled up in her eyes:“I was talking to some parents across the other side of a bed and their child was there.

“I was saying the things that I would normally say in that situation, just making conversation with the child, with the parents, giving them some support as well.

“And then, they really caught me off guard, they just eyeballed me and said, “How are you, and we hope you get through it” and it’s like…”

“The reason that that gets me is, and the greatest part of my job and what I do is the humanity of it, and there’s certain moments where that really cuts through.”

One thing the feisty starlet does know with certainty is that she would like to have children one day, although she knows that her chances of conceiving are very slim due to the aggressive treatment she had to undergo to treat her breast cancer.

Breast cancer is the leading cancer for woman in the US and the UK, with two out of three woman surviving the disease beyond 20 years.
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