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Actress Christina Applegate has revealed that she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

The Dead to Me and Anchorman star posted on Twitter: “Hi friends. A few months ago I was diagnosed with MS. It’s been a strange journey. But I have been so supported by people that I know who also have this condition. It’s been a tough road. But as we all know, the road keeps going. Unless some a**hole blocks it.”

The U.S. actress followed that up with a message saying: “As one of my friends that has MS said “ we wake up and take the indicated action”. And that’s what I do. So now I ask for privacy. As I go through this thing. Thank you xo”

Emmy winner Applegate is well known for performances in shows including Married… with Children, Jesse, Friends, Samantha Who? and more recently, Netflix’s Dead To Me. She has also been Tony-nominated for her stage work and has starred in movies including The Sweetest Thing, Anchorman, Hall Pass, and Bad Moms.

The decorated actress is no stranger to adversity having previously spoken about her 2008 battle with breast cancer after which she had a double mastectomy as well as her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed.

Source: Deadline Hollywood


More great news! Christina Applegate and Dead to Me were nominated at the 2021 Screen Actors Guild Awards! Christina was nominated in the “Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series” category for her portrayal of Jen Harding in the second season of the series, while the show (and its cast) were nominated in the “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series” category!

The show will air on April 4, 2021 on TNT and TBS at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET.

Source: Variety


Christina Applegate was nominated at the 2021 Critics Choice Awards! Christina is up for the “Best Actress in a Comedy Series” award for her portrayal of Jen Harding in the second season of Dead To Me. The winners of the awards will be announced on March 7th!

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Pamela Adlon – Better Things (FX)
Christina Applegate – Dead to Me (Netflix)
Kaley Cuoco – The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)
Natasia Demetriou – What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
Catherine O’Hara – Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
Issa Rae – Insecure (HBO)

Source: Deadline Hollywood


Great news! Christina Applegate and her Netflix series Dead To Me have been nominated in three categories at the 2020 People’s Choice Awards! Fans can cast their votes at the official PCA website.

THE COMEDY SHOW OF 2020
1. Dead To Me
2. Grown-Ish
3. Insecure
4. Modern Family
5. Never Have I Ever
6. Saturday Night Live
7. Schitt’s Creek
8. The Good Place

THE FEMALE TV STAR OF 2020
1. Christina Applegate – Dead To Me
2. Danai Gurira – The Walking Dead
3. Ellen Pompeo – Grey’s Anatomy
4. Lili Reinhart – Riverdale
5. Mandy Moore – This Is Us
6. Mariska Hargitay – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
7. Sandra Oh – Killing Eve
8. Sofia Vergara – Modern Family

THE COMEDY TV STAR OF 2020
1. Christina Applegate – Dead To Me
2. Dan Levy – Schitt’s Creek
3. Issa Rae – Insecure
4. Jameela Jamil – The Good Place
5. Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live
6. Kristen Bell – The Good Place
7. Sofia Vergara – Modern Family
8. Yara Shahidi – Grown-ish

The awards ceremony will be broadcast live on E! on Sunday, November 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT!

Source: Deadline Hollywood


Great news! Christina Applegate and Dead to Me were nominated at the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards! Christina was once again nominated for “Lead Actress” in a comedy series, alongside co-star Linda Cardellini, and the series picked up nomination for “Outstanding” comedy series.

Outstanding Comedy Actress
Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Linda Cardellini, Dead to Me
Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
Issa Rae, Insecure
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Outstanding Comedy Series
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Dead to Me
Insecure
The Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Schitt’s Creek
What We Do in the Shadows

The Primetime Emmy Awards winners will be announced on September 20, 2020, at 8 p.m. ET during a virtual ceremony (due to the Coronavirus pandemic).

Source: Vulture