Kathy Bates Has Double Mastectomy

The “Harry’s Law” star tweeted that she was diagnosed with breast cancer two months ago

by Lesley Kennedy • MORE.com Reporter

Recovering from a double mastectomy, actress Kathy Bates still manages to put a positive spin on things.

“I don’t miss my breasts as much as I miss Harry’s Law. ;-) Thanks for all the sweet tweets. Y’all kept me going,” the 64-year-old tweeted, according to CNN.

The Emmy- and Oscar-nominated actress—and Oscar winner for Best Actress, for Misery—survived ovarian cancer in 2004, the network reports, and received her breast cancer diagnosis two months ago.

As pretty serious Fried Green Tomatoes fans, we wish Bates well and can’t help but shout “Towanda!”

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First Published Wed, 2012-09-12 23:20

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