Famous Lupus Patients

Growing up I would always hear that our late President Marcos died because of Lupus. Which got me thinking, I wonder who else had lupus. Aside from the normal school teacher, violinist, researcher, and housewife, there must be a couple of famous people who also lived with SLE. And so the research began!

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First up, our late President Ferdinand Marcos. He died in 1986 due to lupus complications.

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The singer Seal. The scar on his face is the result of discoid lupus erythematosus.

toni-braxton-lupus-400x400Toni Braxton. And she tweeted recently “Lupus medication actually causes most women to gain weight.                                       But we’re still fabulous! I’m going to work it on out.”

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Tim Raines,  a former American professional baseball player.

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Kelly Stone, the sister of Sharon Stone. She started Planet Hope with her sister.

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Charles Kuralt an Award winning American journalist.

Lupus can happen to anyone. Rich or poor. Famous or not. And when you have it, you make the most out of it, like everything in life.

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About Ky Malupa

Housewife. Mother of 2 angels. Gluten free, dairy free, corn free baker and eater. SLE patient. Hair and Makeup Artist. Image Enhancement Instructor.
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