In a recent interview for the magazine Peoplethe actor Michael J. Fox, protagonist of the successful saga Return to the futurerevealed the health problems he has faced in the last year.
The actor also discussed the multiple fractures, emotional repercussions, and how he has eventually progressed in his recovery.
Michael J. Fox, 61, revealed to People that last year, his health deteriorated due to Parkinson’s, suffering multiple fractures in his body, which led him to stay in the hospital on more than one occasion.
It got worse, I broke my cheek, then my hand, then my shoulder, they put in a spare shoulder and I broke my (right) arm, then I broke my elbow. I am 61 years old and I am feeling it a little more.
Fox also confessed that his emotional health has been affected, since his state of mind is not the same as before.
I have never been a moody guy, but I have become very moody and short with people. She tried to nip it in the bud. I always think of the helpers who work with me. And I often tell them, ‘Whatever I say, imagine I said ‘please’ at the beginning and ‘thank you’ at the end. Take a second and let it sink in that I could have said that if it was more me, but I didn’t, so I apologize.
The actor ended the interview by assuring that although the recovery from injuries has been somewhat slow, he is feeling better now and appreciates the support of fans, friends and family who have stayed by his side.
On the other hand, the actor’s fans took the opportunity to send him their best wishes, hoping that he has a speedy recovery in which he can be the same as before.