Melissa Etheridge doesn’t agree with Angelina Jolie’s ‘brave’ choice


There’s been much ado regarding actress and philanthropist Angelina Jolie’s move to have a preventative double-mastectomy.

“I have to say I feel a little differently. I have that gene mutation too and it’s not something I would believe in for myself,” Etheridge said in a recent interview.

Melissa, who is a breast cancer survivor herself, says that she sees the choice that Jolie made differently. “I wouldn’t call it the brave choice. I actually think it’s the most fearful choice you can make when confronting anything with cancer. My belief is that cancer comes from inside you and so much of it has to do with the environment of your body. It’s the stress that will turn that gene on or not.”

Do you think Melissa is out of line speaking out about Angelina’s decision?

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