angelina jolie double mastectomy support Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy: Sheryl Crow, Marlee Matlin and more show their supportActress Angelina Jolie revealed early Tuesday (May 14) that she has undergone a double mastectomy as a preventative measure in light of discovering she carries a faulty gene that increases her risk of breast cancer to 87 percent.

In light of her moving editorial in the New York Times, celebrities have been showing their support all day:

“I commend Angelina Jolie for her courage and thoughtfulness in sharing her story today regarding her mastectomy. So brave! Ladies, please check out Angelina Jolie’s story today, especially if you have breast cancer in your family history.” — Sheryl Crow

“Much respect & for sharing in classy way: Angelina Jolie on why she had a double mastectomy & how it can save lives.” — Elizabeth Banks

“A moment of quiet respect for Angelina Jolie’s candor and all women’s bravery in facing this choice.” — Nia Vardalos

“Angelina Jolie reveals double mastectomy. Proud of her for using her incredible platform to educate women.” — Giuliana Rancic

“Incredibly moving: Angelina Jolie had a preventative double mastectomy–and bravely wrote about it for @nytimes” — Glamour

“Now, Angelina Jolie truly is the most beautiful woman in the world.” — David Krumholtz

“Brave, honest, strong. Angelina Jolie gets a double mastectomy. Agree with @niavardalos – quiet respect for her.” — Marlee Matlin

“An admirable op ed by Angelina Jolie.” — Kristen Bell

“Terrific Tuesday @GMA. We will discuss Angelina Jolie’s decision to have
a double mastectomy. She wrote a moving OP-ED in the NY Times.” — Robin

“Very courageous RT Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy.” — Dr. Drew Pinsky

“wow. Brave & Considerate move on Angelina Jolie’s behalf” — Questlove Jenkins

“Brave decision. @nytopinion: Angelina Jolie on why she had a double mastectomy, and how it can save lives.” — Amanda de Cadenet

“@nytopinion: Angelina Jolie on why she had a double mastectomy, and how it can save lives: ” a must-read for women! — Mindy Kaling

If you haven’t read Jolie’s piece in the NY Times, you should check it out.

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

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