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Billy Connolly Reveals Battles With Prostate Cancer Surgery AND Parkinson’s

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Billy Connolly, who was in Muppet Treasure Island (and Brave) and is loved by everyone who meets him, dropped double bad news on us today — things we wish weren't true and a part of real life: he has had prostate cancer surgery, and has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Cancer is NEVER good news, but at least the surgery was a complete success and he's now fully recovered from it!

Here's what his spokesperson said:

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Linda Ronstadt Has Been Battling Parkinson's Disease, No Longer Able To Sing

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Linda Ronstadt is no longer able to sing.

We'll let that sink in for a moment, because that would be devastating for someone who has made their life all about singing. She's best known for songs You're No Good and When Will I Be Loved, and she just revealed her diagnosis and battle with Parkinson's to AARP.

She was having problems with her voice when she sought the medical advice but now, this is what she said:

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Michael J. Fox Laughs About Parkinson's, Doesn't Let It Define Him!

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We're pretty sure there isn't a more decent human being in Hollywood than Michael J. Fox.

Everyone was heartbroken with his Parkinson's diagnosis years ago when he announced it, because it wasn't actually a very publicized disease before he got it. We all reacted like it was a death sentence and that it was the saddest thing ever.

We were wrong!

Michael is not only thriving and surviving, but he helps fund Parkinson's research, all the while never really disappearing from the public eye! He has stayed humble about it, and now we're finding out that he even laughs about it, as he doesn't ever want the disease to define him!

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Michael J. Fox Talks Parkinson's And Returning To TV

Michael J. Fox has been fighting Parkinson's disease for over two decades now!!

He's being fighting it inside his own body as well as through his charity, The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Recently, the acting bug has been creeping up on him, and he's been increasing his number of cameo roles on shows like The Good Wife and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

He's finally jumping all the way back into working in a new NBC sitcom where he'll play

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Michael J. Fox On Ellen: Incredible Outlook On Life, Thankful He Didn't Have A Baby In A Tree

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Michael J. Fox has to be the nicest dude in Hollywood, and there is no way he could ever be that if he didn't have such a positive outlook on life.

Just because he has Parkinson's disease does NOT mean he can't enjoy everything and everyone around him!

That's exactly what he told Ellen when she wanted to talk about how he was doing, his upcoming show, and his kids.

He truly is an inspiration!

Check out the interview (above), because you know you love him!

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