Cole Had Chemotherapy In Concert Dressing Room

0
0
Subscribe to Natalie Cole alerts

Natalie Cole refuses to let illness stop her performing, and underwent gruelling chemotherapy treatment in her dressing room backstage at concerts.
The singer underwent a bout of the aggressive therapy in a bid to beat hepatitis C.
The treatment coincided with a world tour, but instead of checking into a hospital and taking time off from her busy schedule, Cole carried on performing.
The 59-year-old tells gossip columnist Liz Smith, "Whatever horror stories you have heard about chemo is true. It is absolutely one of the most debilitating and difficult experiences that could ever happen to a human being. Trying to perform was a real challenge. Just picture an IV (intravenous) hanging from a wardrobe rack in my dressing room in Japan as I tried to prepare for two shows in a night."
Sadly for Cole - who blames her hepatits on her past addictions to cocaine and heroin - the chemotherapy caused her kidneys to fail, and she's now hoping for a life-saving transplant.


Contactmusic

Tags: Natalie Cole

0
0
Subscribe to Natalie Cole alerts
Advertisement

More Natalie Cole

Natalie Cole Jokes With Paparazzi On Arriving At The 'Today' Show

Grammy winning singer/songwriter Natalie Cole is snapped by paparazzi on her arrival for the 'Today' show in Soho, New York City. As she leaves her...

Natalie Cole Seen Leaving Doctors Office In La

Singer, songwriter and all round stage icon Natalie Cole was spotted by paparazzi while leaving a doctors' surgery in Beverley Hills. The daughter of jazz...

Natalie Cole Loves Attention

Jazz singer Natalie Cole, daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole, arrives at BOA Steakhouse with a friend. She is wearing a white coat and...

Advertisement

Comments

Natalie Cole Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Natalie Cole

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All