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Longtime mates Selma Blair and Christina Applegate are supporting one another by their journeys with a number of sclerosis (MS). After the “Dancing With the Stars” season finale on Nov. 21, Blair spoke about her friendship with Applegate and the way the 2 have leaned on one another throughout their respective battles with the situation. After exiting “DWTS” early on account of well being considerations, Blair, who was recognized with MS in 2018, had returned for a lovely last efficiency.
“She’s nailing simply being who she is with this MS.”
In the interview with Entertainment Tonight, the “Cruel Intentions” actor opened up about being there for her buddy and former costar at Applegate’s Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony on Nov. 14. The ceremony marked the “Dead to Me” star’s first public look since she shared her MS analysis in August 2021. “I’m a fan of hers,” Blair mentioned. “She is an iconic, iconic California lady, actress of my technology, and she or he is it. There has not been one factor that she’s finished that I have never been like, ‘Nailed it.’ She’s nailing simply being who she is with this MS.”
Blair had joined Applegate’s household, followers, and mates, together with her “Dead to Me” costar Linda Cardellini and former “Married . . . With Children” costars Katey Sagal and David Faustino. She added, “She’s humorous and positively, her efficiency was superb, however to be there, I simply needed to witness the greats in my mates’ lives, simply quietly again there. To know I used to be there for one thing that we dream about after we’re little.”
Though Applegate just lately spoke candidly about her challenges forward of the discharge of “Dead to Me” season three, Blair shared, “Christina nonetheless helps me. She’s simply such a robust one, she actually is. She’s such a nurturer. If you want one thing, she’s at your home. There have been issues that I had been unglued, and she or he’s like, ‘I’m exterior, reply the door.'” Blair, then again, mentioned she’s supplied recommendation on canes. “I’m actually into all that, all of the issues that assist me get round. But she’s getting it locked down. She has loads on her plate. It’s loads, however she’s simply sensible and exquisite as ever.”
Blair and Applegate have identified one another for greater than 20 years. They costarred within the 2002 comedy “The Sweetest Thing” alongside Cameron Diaz and have since remained shut mates. Ahead, watch Blair’s touching interview in full.