*UPDATE: Valerie Harper, HERSELF, denies reports that she’s in a coma after it was widely reported .
“My dear friends and fans!” Harper, 75, began in a Facebook post on Friday evening. “As always, thank you for your amazing support. I am happy to report I am not, nor have I been, in a coma.”
According to a report, Harper had collapsed backstage after performing Nice Work If You Can Get It in Ogunquit, Maine. The Ogunquit Playhouse’s artistic director Branford T. Kenney confirmed that she had been taken to a local hospital “as a precaution”. h/t people
Valerie Harper fell ill on-set and was rushed to the hospital Wednesday night, now reports say, she has fallen into coma.
Harper, 75, was found unconscious in a backstage area of the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, where she was performing in a play, “Nice Work If You Can Get It.”
The source also says that despite reports saying Harper was discharged from the hospital on Thursday, she was actually taken via med-vac to a larger hospital for further treatment. Continue reading
Valerie Harper has revealed she is “absolutely cancer-free,” which is weird considering she announced that she only had three months to live, that was over a year and 20 acting gigs ago..
Harper, best known for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on the ’70s TV classic The Mary Tyler Moore Show, shared the good news with Closer Weekly, but conspiracy types on social media are doubting the actress was ever sick in the first place.
“My last scans have been positive, and my doctors are very happy,” the 74-year-old star told the magazine. “[The oncologist] looked at the scans and said, ‘Oh my god, Valerie, this is very encouraging!'” source
If you grew up in the 1970s you probably remember the TV classic, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, which featured actress Valerie Harper. Now at 74-years-old, Harper has traded in her acting chops for dancing shoes, all on the heels of a serious and life threatening illness.
Valerie Harper is officially my new hero! The woman who doctors said would die, (3 months ago,) has not only proved them wrong, she just joined the cast of “Dancing With The Stars!” Continue reading
Um so isn’t Valerie Harper terminally ill and supposed to be in bed? Not a chance! The Rhoda actress is alive and well and filming a TV movie in Canada! Continue reading
How amazing is Valerie Harper? Doctors tell her what you would expect to normally be devastating news and in-turn, she appears in front of cameras smiling and laughing. A gesture like this sends such a wonderfully powerful message to everyone facing adversity in their lives..
Valerie Harper was in a great mood over the weekend, looking great and laughing it up as she talked to Savannah Guthrie about her terminal illness.
Harper was on “Today” … discussing her brain cancer prognosis and the prospect that she may only have 3 months to live.
A very wise Harper said, “If you die, you’re not a failure. You’re just somebody who had cancer, and that’s the outcome.” Harper also said she keeps her mind open to miracles. tmz
Very sad news! Actress, Valerie Harper has announced the horrible news that she only has three months to live… You remember Harper from The Rhoda show – a spinoff of the wildly popular “Mary Tyler Moore Show”
Harper was diagnosed with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare form of cancer in which cancer cells spread into the membrane surrounding the brain.