Eddie Money, the legendary rock star, just released a piece of news which pretty much shook the world. He revealed that he is currently battling stage esophageal cancer. Money stated, “I thought I was going in for a check-up and the doctor told me that I have cancer. We found out that I had cancer and that it was stage 4 and that it was in my liver and lymph nodes and a little bit in my stomach. … It hit me really, really hard. ”
The moment of this revelation was a heartbreaking moment really. After all, who has not loved Eddie and iconic rock songs. Eddie Money’s wife, Laurie, further specified that Eddie has been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. That means that the tumor has been detected in his esophagus, that is, at the top of the stomach. The tumor has also spread to his liver.
The rockstar, who also cancelled his summer tour because of a heart valve surgery, discussed his diagnosis in a new series of Real Money. ‘Real Money’ is Eddie’s popular reality TV series about Money and his family, which has been running since 2018. The episode detailing Eddie’s cancer and it’s impact on him and his family will be aired on September 12th, 2019.
What was Eddie Money’s reaction to the news?
“What I don’t want to do is I don’t want go keep the fact that I have cancer from everybody. It’s not honest. I want to be honest with everybody. I want people to know that cancer (treatment) has come a long way and not everybody dies from cancer like they did in the fifties and sixties. Am I going to live a long time? Who knows? It’s in God’s hands. ” were Money’s very words. Clearly, he is handling the news with a lot of courage and it will only be right for the media and his fans to support him with the same courage all the way through.
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A little background on Eddie Money
Edward Joseph Mahoney, or popularly known as Eddie Money, is well known and loved for his popular hits such as “Take me home tonight”, ” Two tickets to paradise”, “Baby hold on” and more. Honestly, the list just goes on. This iconic rockstar was literally honey to the ears back in the 1970s and ’80s. And still is, after all, classic rock can never become uncool.
Eddie had to cancel his much-awaited summer tour in July because he had developed pneumonia and was still recovering from his heart valve surgery. However, despite multiple health issues, Money still plans to get back to hussle later this year.