Christina Applegate, 50, clutches cane as she receives Hollywood star after MS diagnosis
Dead to Me star Christina Applegate, 50, was emotional as she joined her friends on the red carpet in Los Angeles, where she was honoured with her own star on the Walk of Fame. The star has bravely opened up about her health struggles, as she revealed she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis back in August 2021.
Christina rose to fame as a child actress playing Kelly Bundy in the Fox sitcom Married… with Children between 1987 and 1997, and went on to win a Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award and Tony Award for her later film and television work.
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The star smiled as she was reunited with her Married… with Children co-stars David Faustino, Katey Sagal, and Amanda Bearse, who surrounded her as she posed with her Hollywood star.
The actress dressed in a simple black fitted blazer and trousers, and let her long blonde hair fall in natural waves.
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She carried a silver and black walking stick in one hand and went barefoot on the carpet.
Christina has revealed she has gained 40 pounds as a result of her condition and now struggles to walk without the support of a cane.
According to the NHS, multiple sclerosis (MS) is a “lifelong condition”, which can “affect the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of potential symptoms, including problems with vision, arm or leg movement, sensation or balance.”
Christina Applegate, 50, appeared beside her Married… with Children co-stars on the red carpet
The actress was joined by the likes of David Faustino, Katey Sagal, and Amanda Bearse.
Christina Applegate was visibly emotional as she posed with her own Hollywood star
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The Primetime Emmy award-winner kept her loved ones close as she received the incredible honour.
Christina Applegate used a black and silver cane to help her walk and stand up
The Dead to Me star was able to stand for a while with the use of a walking stick, due to her MS.
Christina Applegate still looked stylish as she sat on a chair to hear different people speak at the
The Married… with Children actress wore a black blazer and matching trousers and painted her toes black to complete the monochrome ensemble.
Christina Applegate was able to sit cross legged on the red carpet as she posed proudly with her sta
The Hollywood A-lister smiled as she reached out to touch the new star on Hollywood boulevard.
Christina Applegate got up to speak at the podium with the help of former co-star Katey Sagal
The Anchorman actress played Kelly Bundy in the popular sitcom, while Katey played Peggy Bundy.