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Ian McKellen's Agent Says Actor Does NOT Have Cancer

Posted: December 13th, 2012 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
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While promoting "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," Ian McKellen told The Daily Mirror that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer about six years ago. He went on to say that he still has it, but the cancer is not spreading and is not considered life-threatening.

Now comes word from McKellen's agent Chris Andrews that the actor doesn't have cancer. "No, he does not have prostate cancer," Andrews told ABC News. "That was taken out of context and from an interview from years ago."

In reality, McKellen made the statements just a few days ago and nothing was taken out of context. He actually said: "I've had prostate cancer for six or seven years." The entire interview was actually quite lengthy and the actor mentions having cancer several times. So what's really going on?

The reason why Andrews is lying is because he's trying to protect his client. Almost all productions need to be insured in case something unexpected happens that could hurt the film, like an actor getting sick or dying. By stating that he has cancer, McKellen is making it difficult for him to get hired, because insurance companies may refuse to insure him, or they may charge more than the studio is willing to pay.

Source: ABC News, Mirror


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Ranger writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 4:41:55 AM

Jesus. I'd hate to look like that and NOT have Cancer!
trailertrash writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 5:08:28 AM

After a good long look Ian McKellen's Agent Says Actor Does NOT Have Cancer, But does have a massive ass hole
Cannon writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 5:37:33 AM


Fool of a Took!

Kurskij writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 5:42:04 AM

Talk about pulling news out of ass.

boing
telur writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 6:15:04 AM

agent Chris Andrews must saw Jerry Maguire
McQueen writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 6:15:50 AM

Haha!!

All of a sudden, WP is caring about the offensive comments adressed to one another, especially from the troll of this site.

Let's just see how consistent you are and how long this new policy will last. By all means, let's just keep this site troll free.

And while you're at it, please add an edit button.
Rambo writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 6:29:47 AM

@cannon

lol :-)
cress writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 7:28:03 AM

The interview was taken out of context in that McKellen was talking about a prostate massage, not prostate cancer.
pornfly writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 7:40:56 AM

^
He did say he gets 'checked' on the regular:-)
pornfly writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 7:42:58 AM

He doesnt have : cancer
He has @ cancer
trailertrash writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 7:43:01 AM

^^ At the Blue Oyster Bar ...
pornfly writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 7:52:09 AM

"I dont have an impacted colon but i play one on tv"
trailertrash writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 7:56:00 AM

Sounds like his agent has just been going through his Motions
Deaft0ne writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 8:08:25 AM

An unexpected journey indeed!
trailertrash writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 8:37:03 AM

^^ A Fellowship of The Ring even
Cinemaisdead writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 11:32:46 AM

Poor Ian McKellen. He just wanted to be honest.
Ranger writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 12:00:37 PM

Good luck in Hollywood with that attitude.
minkowski writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 1:43:58 PM

What Ian needs is an iron prostate so ole' Magneto can pleasure himself.
TemporalFlux writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 4:29:48 PM

Just got back from The Hobbit. Wow, that High Framerate 3D is freaky. I absolutely hated it at first, but then your eyes adjust, and it works well for the movie.

The movie itself was pretty good, although it did seem a little drawn out.

All in all, a welcome return to Middle Earth.
minkowski writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 4:59:05 PM

^^Are you a natural fan of Tolkien's work?
pornfly writes:
on December 13th, 2012 at 5:21:15 PM

Thanks for the post TEMPORAL
i didnt know the new format was gonna be in 3D
TemporalFlux writes:
on December 14th, 2012 at 1:35:42 AM

@Mink Never read any of the books, and it took me to watch The Two Towers to fully appreciate The Fellowship of the Ring. I am a fan of the trilogy. I think this new movie will again be more appreciated in the context of the completed Hobbit Trilogy, as a standalone movie, it works, but kinda want more.
Patrick Bateman writes:
on December 14th, 2012 at 11:34:07 AM

Leep your forked tongue behind your teeth
Patrick Bateman writes:
on December 14th, 2012 at 11:34:25 AM

*keep

f*ck no edit option

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