Even though we sometimes get the impression they’re immortal, not even celebrities are spared when it comes terrible diseases. These 14 celebrities have gone through some frightening times and have suffered serious medical conditions. But they serve as an inspiration to all of us, because they successfully beat the diseases or they have learned to live with them and not let them ruin their lives.
1. Toni Braxton
Famous singer, Toni Braxton, was diagnosed with Lupus when she was only 15 years old. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that forces the immune system to attack healthy cells. The singer has lost her uncle to the same disease, so it was never easy for her to face it.
But she decided she would be strong and bravely live with Lupus. Toni describes it as having the flu all the time, and she has talked about her struggle many times, admitting that there are days when she can’t get out of bed at all, but she tries to be strong whenever she has a concert.