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E! Apologies after Referring to Michael J. Fox’s Parkinson’s Diagnosis as a ‘Fun Fact’

Michael J Fox Arrives at the Golden Globe Awards
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The E! Television network has apologized for a gaffe that appeared during their coverage of the Golden Globe Awards.

During their coverage, where Michael J. Fox was one of the award nominees, E! included a ‘fun fact’ that Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 1991. The photo quickly went viral and E! apologized for the lapse in judgement.

AARP Responds

AARP used the moment to spotlight the real battle faced by those who are afflicted with Parkinson’s and highlighted their interview with Fox on the subject.

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Michael J. Fox’s ailments were the only fun facts uncovered by E! during their Golden Globe coverage.

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