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Missy Elliott Clarifies Graves’ Disease Reports

Yesterday, reports surfaced that Missy was diagnosed with Graves’ Disease. Today, she released the statement below indicating that for the past three years, she’s lived with this and is doing just fine. “There have been some inaccuracies reported in regards to my diagnosis with Graves’ Disease, so I wanted to clear things up. I was diagnosed with Graves’ Disease about three years ago but it really hasn’t slowed me down at all. I rocked my performance on VH1 Hip Hop […]

Missy Elliott Diagnosed With Graves’ Disease

Missy has been musically M.I.A. for quite sometime and has opened up about her fight against Graves’ disease. In an interview with People mag, Missy discusses the incurable disorder and how she’s been fighting its symptoms. “I was [driving and] trying to put my foot on the brake, but my leg was jumping. I couldn’t keep the breakdown and almost crashed. I couldn’t write because my nervous system was so bad–I couldn’t even use a pen. I’m 30 pounds lighter because I’ve […]

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