Jamie-Lynn Sigler Reveals Details About Her Battle With Multiple Sclerosis

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In this video from The Today Show, actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler talks about her battle with multiple sclerosis and the effect it has had on her life.

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Sigler is most famous for her role as Meadow Soprano on the hit TV show The Sopranos. She was diagnosed with the disease 15 years ago and has only recently decided to share her health issues with the world.

Today show host Matt Lauer talks to the star about the range of emotions she had regarding the disease including feeling “shame” and “guilt.” Sigler admitted that went she first went public about having MS, she felt vulnerable but following the positivity she’s received from fans and well-wishers she was overcome with relief.

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3 comments

  1. Sheila Casey says:

    I’m truly inspired by u. I have been diagnosed with Ms and having a hard time accepting the facts. I commend u for ur strength in this battle

  2. Jane edmonds says:

    I also felt a big load off my shoulders when I told my boss and two coworkers. I didn’t want to fall or have a problem in the office and no one would have know that I had MS. Thank you for sharing your truth.

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