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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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Woman With Half A Brain Lives A Complete Life — You Have Got To Read This Incredible True Story!

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This is SO unique!

A 28-year-old woman named Christina Santhouse has both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree, she owns her own home, she got married two years ago… and she is missing the entire right half of her brain!!

Related: Is Sam Smith TOO Thin?

The speech pathologist was a normal kid growing up, until her incredible story started in the third grade, when she was diagnosed with a rare disease called Rasmussen's encephalitis.

Had it gone untreated, it would have killed her, and after Christina started getting massive amounts of seizures — nearly 150 each day — doctors knew it was time to operate on the then 8-year-old girl.

Unfortunately, that meant removing half her brain!!!

Christina's mother Lynne Catarro, speaking to the Philadelphia Inquirer, remembers her feelings during the surgery very well, even to this day:

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Rob Thomas Is 'Hoping For The Best' While His Wife Recovers From Brain Surgery

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That's some scary stuff!

Rob Thomas' wife Marisol Maldonado recently underwent brain surgery, but the Matchbox Twenty frontman says she's doing well after the procedure:

"She's good. She's at home recovering, so we're hoping for the best."

Last Friday, the singer's spouse had an operation to remove a lesion from the base of her brain. Yikes!

Photo: Meghan Trainor Documents Her Vocal Cord Surgery!

We're so relieved that everything seemed to go off without a hitch, and Rob remains cautiously optimistic about his wife's condition, explaining:

"We don't know what's gonna happen. We're just glad the surgery went well. She has great doctors; she has a bunch of people supporting her."

Back in July, the musician took to Facebook to share the troubling news about the wound in Marisol's crucial organ, and also announced that he was going to cancel some tour dates so he could stay by her side. He wrote:

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Cristiano Ronaldo Offers To Pay For Brain Surgery For A Young Real Madrid Fan!

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Most people know Cristiano Ronaldo for one of two things: For being one of the best soccer players in the world, or for being one of the sexiest soccer players in the world!!

But did you know he also has a heart of gold??

Well it's the truth, as Cristiano has offered to help out Erik Ortiz Cruz, a 10-month-old Real Madrid fan who suffers

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Randy Travis Remains In Stable But Critical Condition, Docs Say Drugs & Alcohol NOT Responsible!

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It's been a rough week for poor Randy Travis, but we're relieved to report he has stabilized!

The 54-year-old country icon remains in critical condition, but he IS awake and recovering in a Texas hospital!!

Doctors say his heart troubles were the cause of his initial hospitalization, but then Randy suffered a stroked while in treatment which forced him to undergo emergency neurosurgery to release pressure building up in his brain!!!

Ugh!!! That's so scary!!!

Dr. Michael Mack, a Balyor cardiac surgeon overseeing his case, explained the chronology of events in a recent statement.

He said:

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Hooters Waitress Sues Over Wrongful Termination After Brain Surgery!

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Forgive us if we're not shocked that Hooters isn't into the brains of their waitresses, but this is on a whole new level of awful!

A waitress at Hooters since 2005, Sandra Lupo recently had to undergo brain surgery — and she's only 27 years old! They were removing and treating a cranial mass, which is NOT an easy procedure. When she was cleared to return to work last July, she was met with her manager saying she had to now WEAR A WIG during her shifts!

That's some bullshizz!!

She replied by saying that she…

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IM5 Give A Little Help To Their Friend

We already knew how talented IM5 were, but now we can see they have a heart of gold, too.

Watch the video (above) and see the boy band lift the spirits of Austin Ervin who suffers from life threatening seizures everyday.

This is a very touching moment!

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