Brittney Griner is the best player in the WNBA right now, and she happens to be gay as well. So when Jason Collins found the courage to come out as gay in the NBA, she was inspired to continue her mission to help others live their open and free lives!
Here's what she wrote for the New York Times about her excitement and some history about her own struggles:
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Robin Roberts's past year was a little rougher than your average person's.
Having to have a bone marrow transplant due to a rare disorder, she was dedicated to pulling through it — and showing what she had to go through, even if it meant the world seeing her at her lowest. Here's what she said:
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Russell Brand has been clean and sober for more than a decade. That's amazing, and truly something that should be celebrated.
The thing is, once you hit milestones, it doesn't get any easier. It's something you have to battle for the rest of your life, and even Russell admits that he even will crave heroin and crack when things are tough.
Here's what he said about the struggle:
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We really do hope that the stigma behind going to a therapist will disappear someday, because it's something that is extremely beneficial — and nobody should ever be embarrassed by it!
Seriously. You go to a doctor for any old thing, but when it comes to your mental health, that's when it's frowned upon?? Give us a break! That's why we're really glad to hear that Elijah Wood saw someone for the issues he was having!
We're not happy about the issues, just that he wasn't 'too proud' to seek help!
Apparently it all stemmed from
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It wasn't too long ago that Katie Couric decided it was time to share her struggle with bulimia in an effort to help others.
The reveal shocked so many because it came out of nowhere!
She really first opened up about her problem when Demi Lovato was talking about her own battle with eating disorders as a guest on Katie's show last year.
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Jessica Simpson has made no secret of her struggle to lose weight after hitting 170 pounds during her pregnancy with daughter Maxwell, but thanks to a $4 million deal with Weight Watchers, she is finally ready to debut her brand new, fit bod when she appears on the premiere episode of Katie Couric's new talk show tomorrow!
However, as she was spotted
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Everybody Loves Raymond, but nobody likes breast cancer!
Sitcom star Ray Ramano is finally opening up about his wife's breast cancer struggle, which thankfully had a happy ending.
Anna Scarpulla discovered a lump in her right breast in February of 2010 and was diagnosed with "invasive breast cancer."
Fortunately, after four rounds of chemotherapy she was able to make a full recovery, but since others aren't so lucky, the couple is going public with their experience. Ray explained their decision to People magazine by saying:
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