"Samantha Who?" star Christina Applegate chose the Emmys to make her first red carpet appearance since her breast cancer diagnosis -- and the "Samantha Who?" star opened up about her ordeal, telling "Extra" that she felt an obligation to be vocal on her recovery.
"It was really important for me to have a voice," Christina admitted. "I wasn't going to be quiet about this... I think I've helped a lot of people."
The 36-year-old told "Good Morning America" last month that the cancer was found through an MRI test as a follow-up to a biopsy she underwent last year -- and that she is currently cancer-free.
The red carpet at the 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards was full of fashion hits -- and some style misses. Fashion expert Lloyd Boston gave "Extra" his take on the Emmy style winners and losers -- now it's your turn!
Don't see your favorite fashionista here? Comment below, and tell us who was the best-dressed!
A healthy-looking Patrick Swayze surprised millions of viewers when he opened the "Stand Up to Cancer" televised fundraiser last Friday. He bravely took the stage and discussed his pancreatic cancer, inspiring others to "Stand Up to Cancer."
And the viewers listened. Thanks to the star-studded event, $100 million is now going to cancer research. News anchor Katie Couric helped create the event -- honoring her late husband and sister, who both died from the disease. "Just because you're famous doesn't mean you're not affected," Couric told "Extra."
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The stars are aligning in Hollywood on Friday, as celebrities flock together to "Stand Up to Cancer." Jennifer Aniston, James Taylor, Scarlett Johansson, Meryl Streep, David Cook, Christina Applegate, Lance Armstrong, Jack Black, Kirsten Dunst, Charles Barkley, America Ferrera, Halle Berry, Hilary Swank, Forest Whitaker, Jimmy Fallon, and Keanu Reeves are expected to appear at the event.
Diva Mariah Carey will be singing for the cause, along with fellow crooners Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, Fergie, Sheryl Crow, Miley Cyrus, Melissa Etheridge, Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield, Keyshia Cole, Ciara, Leona Lewis, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood. They will be performing "Just Stand Up," the charitable single supporting the cause. Keep Reading...
"Extra" is going one-on-one with the Hollywood A-listers behind the star-studded "Stand Up to Cancer" event -- and they're breaking news about the telethon, which airs this Friday. The "Stand Up to Cancer's" leadership team includes Laura Ziskin, Lisa Paulsen, Kathleen Lobb, Sue Schwartz, Noreen Fraser, Ellen Ziffren, Sherry Lansing, Rusty Roberston, and Katie Couric.
Former Paramount CEO Sherry Lansing touched on the brave cancer survivors who are using their stories and star power to raise money to fund a worldwide scientific dream team to study the disease, including Christina Applegate, Melissa Etheridge and Sheryl Crow. "When a public personality comes forward, it gives hope to everybody else and it no longer makes it a secret," said Lansing. Keep Reading...
N'Sync singer Lance Bass is opening up about Christina Applegate's recent double mastectomy -- and updating the world on the "Samantha Who?" star's recovery.
"I was at the hospital holding her hand and getting her through it," Lance tells People magazine of his friend. "She is a very, very loved person."
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Defiant and courageous, Christina Applegate opened up for the first time about her difficult decision to have her breasts removed following her cancer diagnosis.
"I had a prophylactic double mastectomy," she told "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts. "I wanted to be rid of it for me so this was the choice I made and it was a tough one." The "Samantha Who?" actress also described her initial reaction to the shocking diagnosis -- and her healing process. "Sometimes I scream and I get really angry and I get really like, you know into wallowing in self-pity sometimes and I think that's -- it's all part of healing." Keep Reading...