Selma Blair on Friendship With Christina Applegate and MS

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Longtime buddies Selma Blair and Christina Applegate are supporting one another via 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 resulting from well being considerations, Blair, who was recognized with MS in 2018, had returned for a good looking closing efficiency.

“She’s nailing simply being who she is with this MS.”

Within the interview with Leisure Tonight, the “Merciless Intentions” actor opened up about being there for her good friend and former costar at Applegate’s Hollywood Stroll of Fame ceremony on Nov. 14. The ceremony marked the “Lifeless to Me” star’s first public look since she shared her MS prognosis in August 2021. “I am a fan of hers,” Blair mentioned. “She is an iconic, iconic California lady, actress of my era, and she or he is it. There has not been one factor that she’s finished that I have not been like, ‘Nailed it.’ She’s nailing simply being who she is with this MS.”

Blair had joined Applegate’s household, followers, and buddies, together with her “Lifeless to Me” costar Linda Cardellini and former “Married . . . With Kids” costars Katey Sagal and David Faustino. She added, “She’s humorous and undoubtedly, her efficiency was superb, however to be there, I simply needed to witness the greats in my buddies’ lives, simply quietly again there. To know I used to be there for one thing that we dream about after we’re little.”

Although Applegate just lately spoke candidly about her challenges forward of the discharge of “Lifeless to Me” season three, Blair shared, “Christina nonetheless helps me. She’s simply such a powerful one, she actually is. She’s such a nurturer. For those who want one thing, she’s at your own home. There have been issues that I had been unglued, and she or he’s like, ‘I am outdoors, reply the door.'” Blair, however, mentioned she’s supplied recommendation on canes. “I am actually into all that, all of the issues that assist me get round. However she’s getting it locked down. She has lots on her plate. It is lots, however she’s simply sensible and delightful as ever.”

Blair and Applegate have identified one another for greater than 20 years. They costarred within the 2002 comedy “The Sweetest Factor” alongside Cameron Diaz and have since remained shut buddies. Forward, watch Blair’s touching interview in full.

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