Selma Blair shares message of ‘strength’ as she marks MS Awareness Month
Selma Blair is ‘finding strength’ amid her battle with multiple sclerosis. The actor marked March as MS Awareness Month in an Instagram post on Tuesday, March 15 where she documented all the ups and downs she’s been through since being diagnosed with MS in 2018 .
“March is #MSAwareness month,” she captioned her video, with Zendaya and Labrinth’s song “I’m Tired” playing in the background. “May we all find the strength to persevere.”
The supercut showed clips of Blair over the past few years, from her treatment to dancing on the beach and caring for her 10-year-old son Arthur.
Friends and fans offered Blair their love and support in the comments section. “You are beautiful, inspiring, so talented, so kind, so strong,” said yellow jackets actor Melanie Lynskey. “Thank you for sharing so much of your story – you are amazing.”
“An inspiration for all”, commented Michelle Pfeiffer.
“You are everything, Selma. One of the strongest people I know and such an inspiration,” said Bird Bakery co-founder Elizabeth Chambers.
the Revenge of a Blonde The 49-year-old actor publicly shared his MS diagnosis in October 2018, after being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease a few months prior. Blair has been open about life with MS and offered deeper insight into her health issues in the Discovery+ documentary Introducing Selma Blair. The film, released last October, follows Blair as she undergoes a risky stem cell transplant to treat the disease. In August 2021, Blair revealed she was in remission after the stem cell transplant.