Actress Valerie Harper wants to set the record straight about a recent report saying she was cancer-free.
Harper gave an interview with Closer Weekly in which she shared good news about her battle with cancer and reportedly revealed she was "absolutely cancer-free." That isn’t exactly the case.
UPDATE: Actress Valerie Harper recently shared some great news about her health with Closer magazine but now clarifies that the headline to the story is misleading and that she is not cancer-free.
Valerie said in a statement, "In response to a recent erroneous quote concerning my health, I am not 'absolutely cancer-free.' I wish I were. Right now what I am is cautiously optimistic about my present condition and I have hope for the future.”
Actress Valerie Harper received an early Christmas present this year… her cancer continues to regress!
In the debut issue of Closer magazine, the 74-year-old explained she had a brain scan earlier this month, and “[My doctor] said, ‘At the rate we are going, you don’t have to worry. You will see Christmas!’ I do believe in miracles.”
The courageous Valerie Harper ended her time on "Dancing with the Stars," but left a message of hope.
When the 74-year-old joined the competition while battling terminal cancer, it became clear everyone was on her side, especially pro partner Tristan MacManus. Still, an old knee injury posed major problems for her, and her scores were low.
After the announcement, Harper said, "It has been absolutely wonderful -- completely unique, like nothing else in the world that you would ever do. It was an opportunity for me to carry a message to folks, not just with cancer, whatever they have -- whatever challenge."
In a revealing new interview with “Extra’s” Mario Lopez, “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Valerie Harper talks candidly about her cancer diagnosis.
The Season 17 kickoff of “Dancing with the Stars” proved to be a showdown between former “High School Musical” star Corbin Bleu and “Glee” alum Amber Riley.partner Karina Smirnoff, who performed a contemporary number, were early frontrunners with 24 points.
"Dancing with the Stars" returns September 16 with a whole new cast of athletes, actors... and even a "Jersey" girl. Hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke stopped by "Good Morning America" on Wednesday to announce the new lineup of "DWTS" contestants and their pros for the 17th season. Check it out!
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Sasha Farber
Brant Daugherty and Peta Murgatroyd
Leah Remini and Tony Dovolani
Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff
Christina Milian and Mark Ballas
Valerie Harper and Tristan MacManus
Bill Nye and Tyne Stecklein
Keyshawn Johnson and Sharna Burgess
Elizabeth Berkley and Val Chmerkovskiy
Bill Engval and Emma Slater
Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke
Rumors on who is joining the next season of “Dancing with the Stars” are heating up, with Leah Remini and Valerie Harper reportedly signed up for a twirl on the dance floor.
Sources tell “Extra” Remini is rumored to be joining Season 17, while TMZ says Harper, who announced earlier this year that she had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, will also be joining the cast.