Since fibromyalgia affects about 5% percent of the population, it shouldn’t be a surprise to learn that a large number of celebrities suffer with fibromyalgia. Here are a few that you probably know.
#1 Morgan Freeman
An extremely popular film actor, Mr. Freeman, has starred in numerous movies, such as The Shawshank Redemption and Driving Miss Daisy. In a 2012 interview in Esquire magazine, Freeman revealed that he has fibromyalgia.
After experiencing a car accident, Morgan Freeman started experiencing excruciating pain in his arm. He has learned to live with fibromyalgia however, making the best of the situation and will even play golf with one hand.
#2 Susan Flannery
You may recognize Susan Flannery from The Bold and the Beautiful in which she plays the tough Stephanie Forrester. She has been on the show since 1987 but had to leave the show for a brief period in 2007 due to the condition.
Since then she has returned to her role and she says she treats the condition on a day-to-day basis. Continue…