Valerie Harper Joins Dancing with the Stars Despite Terminal Brain Cancer: Report
By Daniel Gates | 1:34 pm, August 28th, 2013
Valerie Harper is reportedly going “Dancing with the Stars.”
The beloved actress, who has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, will compete on the show’s new season and has already been practicing with pro partner Tristan MacManus, according to TMZ.
When Harper went public with her cancer fight back in March, she said that doctors had given her three months to live.
She’s battling leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare condition in which cancer cells spread into the membrane surrounding the brain.
But Harper is said to be in good enough physical condition to compete on “Dancing with the Stars,” despite her health crisis.
ABC has not confirmed any cast members for the upcoming season.