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Maria Menounos posted that she's 'okay' after battling brain tumor

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Maria Menounos just lately introduced she is going to step down as host of E! News.

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The INSIDER Summary:

  • Maria Menounos posted a press release on Instagram to let her followers know that she’s recovering effectively after a surgical procedure to take away a brain tumor.
  • She will want no additional remedies.
  • Her mom is presently battling brain most cancers.


issued a protracted assertion on Instagram, following the announcement Monday morning that she is going to step down as host of E! News after battling a brain tumor.

Menounos informed People Magazine that she was recognized with a tumor in April, and continues to be recovering from the seven-hour surgical procedure that efficiently eliminated nearly the entire tumor. This comes as her mom, Litsa Menounos, is battling brain most cancers.

“I would like you all to know that I am okay!” Menounos wrote. “Seriously I am recovering effectively and needs to be pretty much as good as new very very quickly!”

Menounos wrote that, whereas she doesn’t want additional remedies, the identical can’t be mentioned for her mom, who seems within the Instagram put up. “Please maintain her in your prayers,” Menounos wrote.

The remainder of the put up largely consists of expressions of gratitude — to the journal, to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center the place she was handled, and the medical doctors and nurses who work there. “I cried like a child saying goodbye to the wonderful nurses who took such excellent care of me. God bless nurses!” she wrote.

Menounos has been with E! News for the previous three years. Before that, she labored as a correspondent for “Access Hollywood” and “Today,” and a co-anchor on “Extra.”

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