Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi is finally getting help for her severe rheumatoid arthritis. The Shahs of Sunset star revealed on Instagram that she was undergoing chemotherapy and spreading the word to help others with the debilitating inflammatory disorder. “I want someone to look at me and say ‘Because of you I didn’t give up,’” wrote Gharachedaghi, 33, who has been suffering with chronic pain for the last five years.
Selena Gomez revealed she also underwent chemotherapy for lupus.
GET UP, STAND UP
Don’t cry for Paula Deen. Despite being tossed from the Dancing with the Stars ballroom, the celebrity chef is proud of her accomplishments. Deen told E! News she wasn’t trying to impress the judges, but trying to motivate others. “I was dancing for all those women out there that are sitting on their sofa. Get up and dance girls!” Deen also revealed she performed for six weeks with a secret “meniscus issue.”
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TIME OF GRIEF
Actress Ali Landry is breaking her silence about the deaths of her in-laws, the father and brother of the former beauty queen’s director husband Alejandro Monteverde. Juan Manuel Gómez Fernández and his son, Juan Manuel Gómez Monteverde, sustained traumatic brain injuries and had been dead for several days two weeks after being kidnapped, according to a statement from Mexican authorities. On Landry’s WhoSay page, the 42-year-old mother of three wrote: “The events surrounding my family were tragic and what has happened will profoundly affect our lives forever.”