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Maria Menounos Reveals 'Toxicity' And 'Bullying' Played A Role In Causing Her Brain Tumor

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Maria Menounos is speaking out about the brutal nature of the entertainment industry, and she's getting real about her brain tumor and the recovery process from that life-changing surgery over the summer.

The TV host spoked with Access Hollywood this week and shared some thoughts about the chronic stress she was under while on camera as much as she'd been the last several years.

Related: Why Maria Waited To Tell Her Parents About Brain Tumor

Looking back at the chain of events that led up to her brain tumor diagnosis and eventual surgery, Menounos pointed the finger partially at chronic stress in her life as a result of juggling so many work responsibilities (below):

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Maria Menounos Quotes Rocky In Inspiring Post-Brain Surgery Video — As Close Friend Gives An Update On The TV Personality's Recovery

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Maria Menounos is a FIGHTER!

Back in June, the former E! News co-anchor underwent surgery at Cedars-Sinai Hospital for a golf-ball-size meningioma brain tumor.

The TV personality is on the mend from the surgery and currently on the road to recovery, and it's all thanks to her never-give-up mentality inspired by a certain movie character!

Related: Why Maria Waited To Tell Her Parents About Brain Tumor

On Thursday, the 39-year-old shared a video of herself coming to after 7.5 hours of brain surgery. While she couldn't see and could barely talk, the brunette stunner had a message for her family — an empowering quote from Rocky Balboa!

In the inspiring Instagram post, Menounos revealed how much Sylvester Stallone's character means to her, noting the quote from the 2006 film has gotten her through her "darkest hours."

The clip shows a post-surgery Maria mumbling:

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Maria Menounos Reveals Why She Waited To Tell Her Parents About Her Brain Tumor Until JUST Before Her Surgery

| Filed under: InspirationSad SadMaria MenounosHealthFamilyCancerScary!

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What a tough situation.

As Maria Menounos' mother, Litsa Menounos, battles stage four brain cancer, the former E! News anchor learned she had a benign meningioma pressing on her facial nerves. Understandably, the brunette stunner dreaded the idea of telling her parents about her tumor as they had already been through so much.

Related: Bachelor Alum Gets Breast Implants After Double Mastectomy

During her sit down with People, the TV personality explained:

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Maria Menounos Announces Departure From E! News Following Brain Tumor Removal

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Looks like Maria Menounos' health scare was a wake up call!

After claiming she wanted to "be still for a bit" in an interview following her brain surgery, the TV personality announced via a press release that she was stepping down from her post at E! News. Whoa.

Related: Joe Jackson Hospitalized After Las Vegas Car Crash!

On Monday, the 39-year-old wrote:

"I am so grateful for the past three years at E!. I had such an amazing time co-hosting with Jason Kennedy and working everyday with the wonderful roster of talent on the show including producers, staff and crew. It was such a special, good-hearted group and one I'll always consider family. A special thank you to Frances Berwick and Adam Stotsky for all the support they have shown me through the years especially during these tough times. I will truly miss everyone and looking forward to this next chapter in my life."

Well there you have it. And it seems as though the network is standing by Maria's decision, as E! Entertainment President Adam Stotsky added:

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Maria Menounos Reveals She Had A Brain Tumor Removed Amid Her Mother's Own Stage Four Brain Cancer Battle

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Talk about a health scare!

Back in June, Maria Menounos underwent a seven hour brain surgery in order to get a benign meningioma (which was the size of a golf ball) off her brain. To make matters worse, Miz Menounos' health issue came amid her mother Litsa Menounos' battle with stage four brain cancer. What a scary situation.

Related: Joe Jackson Hospitalized After Las Vegas Car Crash!

On how she discovered she had a brain tumor, the TV personality revealed to People:

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All These Celebrities Have Cookbooks!

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They're more than just pretty faces!

Chrissy Teigen, Kris Jenner, and Eva Longoria have all made headlines for unleashing their inner chefs, and then packaging, mass producing, and selling their inner chefs!

These fierce females have all created cookbooks to share their favorite recipes with their faithful fans, or at least the ones willing to shell out around $20.

Or, in Tom Brady's case, $200!

Rank: Which Celeb Makes The Best Chef?!

But these A-listers aren't the only ones who have added "Author" to their IMdB credits!

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[Image via Crown Publishing Group/Gallery Books.]

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