Stars get sick, just like you. The celebrities on the following pages are fighting the pain and complications that come with serious illnesses. Did you know?
Singer-actress Selena Gomez was diagnosed with lupus in 2015, but that's not why she withdrew from public for a while. She later revealed that she had received a kidney transplant from her best friend, Francia Raisa.
Sheryl Crow underwent a lumpectomy to treat her breast cancer, but was later diagnosed with meningioma, the most common type of brain tumor, which is usually benign. She gets regular follow-up exams to monitor her condition.
Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox began showing symptoms of early-onset Parkinson's disease way back in 1991. He went public with his condition in 1998 and created the Michael J. Fox Foundation and became an advocate for sufferers of the degenerative disorder of the central nervous system.
Kim Kardashian has her life filmed for a reality show, so little is left to the imagination. On one episode, it was revealed that Kim was diagnosed with the skin disease psoriasis, which results in patches of irregular skin.
Halle Berry collapsed on the set of the TV show Living Dolls and was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, meaning that her body doesn't produce enough insulin to turn sugar into energy. She was told that she would have to take insulin shots for the rest of her life and watch her diet.
As part of the Be Vocal: Speak Up for Mental Health initiative, singer Demi Lovato opened up about her struggles with bipolar disorder.
You'll never see U2 singer Bono in public without sunglasses because of glaucoma. He told Rolling Stone, "[I have] very sensitive eyes to light. If somebody takes my photograph, I will see the flash for the rest of the day."
In April 2015, the singer told People that she was suffering from Lyme disease, a bacterial infection spread by deer ticks. She told Rolling Stone a few months later that she was recovering.
Angelina Jolie's family carries the BRCA gene mutation, which causes cancer early in life. As a preventative measure, Jolie had undergone ovarian surgery and later had a double mastectomy.