Jurassic Park star Sam Neill has tried to calm alarmed fans via Instagram following revelations that he’s been battling stage 3 blood cancer. The struggle was detailed in his upcoming memoir, “Did I Ever Tell You This?” The 75-year-old Neill was undergoing chemotherapy until he switched to a new drug, one he will need to take monthly for the rest of his life. “I am alive and well and I have been in remission for 8 months, which feels really good,” he said in a video shared on Instagram Friday. “And I’m alive and kicking and I’m going to work.” Neill is back working alongside Annette Bening in the limited series, “Apples Never Fall.” Neill first noticed he had swollen glands while promoting Jurassic World Dominion last March. After consulting a physician, the actor was diagnosed with angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma, a rare form of blood cancer . … [Read more...] about Sam Neill Is In Remission From Cancer And Is Back Working, He Tells Upset Fans
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Elizabeth Banks — Good Genes Or Good Docs?!
Getty Elizabeth Banks ' looks over the years are aca-awesome! Here is a fresh 27-year-old version of the "Pitch Perfect" star gracing her natural beauty at a UNICEF For Fashion event in Los Angeles back in 2001 ( left ). This was just a couple of years before she played Marcela Howard in the film "Seabiscuit." And, 22 years later, the actress and filmmaker looked picture-perfect and dressed to the nines at this year's Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California. She learned how to be quite critical during her "Pitch Perfect" days as Gail the commentator, so the imperative question here is ... Elizabeth Banks ... Something Went Wrong … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Banks — Good Genes Or Good Docs?!
Def Leppard’s Rick Allen Speaks Out After Florida Attack
Getty Def Leppard's Rick Allen is breaking his silence after being attacked last week -- and it sounds like he's actually calling on forgiveness for the alleged culprit. The rock band's longtime drummer issued a statement Sunday, which has some encouraging updates on his condition. He says, "Thank you everyone for your overwhelming support. Your love and prayers are truly helping. My wife Lauren [Monroe] was thankfully not with me at the time of the incident. We are together now, and working on recovering in a safe space." Broward County Sheriff's Office According to ABC News, which obtained his remarks, Allen and his family are now shifting their attention toward "healing for everyone involved" ... although he doesn't really elaborate. There's more ... RA goes on to say, "We ask you to join us in our effort to move from confusion and shock to compassion and empathy. We understand this act of violence can be triggering for so many people." … [Read more...] about Def Leppard’s Rick Allen Speaks Out After Florida Attack
Jimmy Fallon Performs with Local NY Band at Bar on St. Patrick’s Day
Brittiny Warner 1916 Jimmy Fallon left the Big Apple for St. Patrick's Day and ventured upstate for some small town pub partying ... hitting up a local watering hole, and jamming out with the band! The 'Tonight Show' host found his way into Iron Smoke Distillery Friday in Fairport, NY -- just outside of Rochester. He actually knows the owner of the bar across the street -- Mulconry's Irish Pub -- and apparently heard the musicians from 1916 rocking out ... feeling intrigued. Gallery Launch Gallery Brittiny Warner 1916 We're told Jimmy popped in toward the end of 1916's set and asked if he could play with them before they headed out. Of course, they obliged -- sticking around for a few more songs. As many people know, JF's a bit of a music man himself ... and a natural showman. That came in handy for the three tunes they performed -- including The Doors' "Gloria," The Georgia Satellites' "Keep Your Hands to Yourself," U2's "Desire" and others. … [Read more...] about Jimmy Fallon Performs with Local NY Band at Bar on St. Patrick’s Day
Def Leppard Drummer Rick Allen Shares Health Update Following Violent Attack
Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen is speaking out for the first time following a violent attack on March 13 in South Florida. “Thank you everyone for your overwhelming support. Your love and prayers are truly helping. My wife Lauren [Monroe] was thankfully not with me at the time of the incident. We are together now, and working on recovering in a safe space,” a statement released on behalf of Allen to ABC News reads. The statement continues, “We ask you to join us in our effort to move from confusion and shock to compassion and empathy. We understand this act of violence can be triggering for so many people. To all of the fans, veterans, and first responders in our global community, we are thinking of you all. Together with love, we can all get through these difficult times.” Allen was reportedly attacked by Max Edward Hartley outside the Four Seasons Hotel in Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL last week, a day after Def Leppard performed in the area. According to a Fort … [Read more...] about Def Leppard Drummer Rick Allen Shares Health Update Following Violent Attack