Pauley Perrette Reveals She Nearly Died From Stroke 1 Year Ago
A significant well being scare. Pauley Perrette revealed that she suffered a stroke one yr in the past — and it practically killed her.
“One yr in the past I had an enormous [stroke],” the NCIS alum, 53, tweeted on Friday, September 2. “Earlier than that I misplaced so many beloved household and buddies, and daddy after which Cousin Wayne. But nonetheless a survivor after this traumatic life I’ve been given to date … and nonetheless so grateful, nonetheless so full of religion, and STILL HERE!”
In a video accompanying her submit, the New Orleans native quipped: “What number of instances do I cheat loss of life? I virtually died from a hair dye allergy, I’ve meals allergic reactions. I’m a home violence and rape survivor.”
The previous Broke star went on to say that she feels “good” regardless of all her latest difficulties. “I’ve been by so much within the final two years,” she mentioned. “Issues which can be tougher than having a stroke. However I’m nonetheless right here. And I’m nonetheless grateful. And thanks, these of you who’re my buddies.”
Perrette beforehand revealed that her dad, Paul Perrette, died of COVID-19 at age 85 in January 2021. On her first Father’s Day with out him, the Virtually Well-known star paid tribute to him with an emotional video shared by way of Twitter.
“It’s Fatherless Day for me and so many others,” she mentioned in June 2021. “And I simply wish to ship love and blessings as a result of I certain know what it’s like.”
On the primary anniversary of Paul’s loss of life, his daughter revealed that she mentioned goodbye to him “on a nurse’s cellular phone” as a result of relations weren’t allowed within the hospital to be with their family members. “There have been no vaccines then,” she tweeted in January. “Simply exhausted well being care staff, useless our bodies throughout.”
Lower than one yr earlier than his loss of life, the actress’ dad joined her on the set of her sitcom Broke for an episode that was about fathers. “My valuable 84 yr previous Dad was right here with me once we made it,” she tweeted in Might 2020 alongside two pictures of the duo hanging out behind the scenes. “Grateful he was with me for this.”
Broke, which ran for one season in 2020, marked Pauley’s first main mission since she introduced her departure from NCIS in 2017 after 15 seasons. After leaving the present, the When We Rise alum claimed that she suffered “a number of bodily assaults” on the set of the CBS drama.
“I refused to go low, that’s why I’ve by no means instructed publicly what occurred,” she tweeted in Might 2018 after her last episode aired. “There’s a ‘machine’ holding me silent and feeding FALSE tales about me. A really wealthy, very highly effective publicity ‘machine.’ No morals, no obligation to fact, and I’m simply left right here, studying the lies, attempting to guard my crew.”
After Pauley’s feedback made headlines, CBS issued an announcement in regards to the office setting at NCIS. “Pauley Perrette had a terrific run on NCIS and we’re all going to overlook her,” the community instructed Us Weekly in Might 2018. “Over a yr in the past, Pauley got here to us with a office concern. We took the matter severely and labored along with her to discover a decision. We’re dedicated to a protected work setting on all our exhibits.”