25 Celebrity Health Scares

The stars open up about their problems

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 24, 2013 1:39 PM CDT

(Newser) – Some celebrities keep quiet about their health woes, but these 25 rounded up by the Huffington Post have been quite open about their medical issues:

  • Carnie Wilson: Just revealed she has Bell's palsy, which causes droopiness in the facial muscles.
  • Nick Cannon: He experienced mild kidney failure last year and was later diagnosed with lupus nephritis. After that, he was hospitalized again due to blood clots in his lungs.

  • Beyonce: Revealed that she had a miscarriage before getting pregnant with Blue Ivy.
  • Jack Osbourne: Ozzy and Sharon's son has multiple sclerosis.
  • Kathy Bates: She had a double mastectomy after she was diagnosed with breast cancer last year.
  • Tori Spelling: She was on bed rest for four months while pregnant with her fourth child, due to the dangerous condition placenta previa.
  • Adele: Polyps on her vocal cords required surgery, and stopped her from singing (or even talking) for a month.
  • Selena Gomez: She was hospitalized with an iron deficiency, which she said was due to being "very malnourished" and eating too much junk food.
Click for the complete list.

Singer Adele poses with her award for best original song for "Skyfall" from the film "Skyfall" at the Governor's Ball following the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP)
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