Pauley Perrette, a former NCIS actress, came to Twitter to provide a huge life update, including a lengthy post outlining how she survived a terrifying stroke. Perrette, 53, claimed in her sorrowful disclosure that she almost died a year ago, on September 2, 2021, from a stroke. Pauley accompanied her post with a video of herself commenting about the incident:
“It’s 9/2 I suffered a big stroke a year ago. Before then, I had lost many dear ones, including my father and cousin Wayne. Despite this horrible existence, I’ve been handed so far, I’m still a survivor… And I’m still thankful, still full of faith, and STILL HERE!”
Perrette went on to describe her difficulties:
“Oh my God, it’s September 2nd, one year after I had a stroke, and I’m still alive… Yes, I’m still here, how many times have I cheated death?”
Here’s what Pauley Perrette had to say about suffering a stroke.
Pauley Perrette, an actress, stated that she suffered a stroke on September 2, 2021. She also came out about previous terrible situations that resulted in multiple near-death experiences on Instagram.
“My hair coloring allergy almost killed me. I’m allergic to some foods. I am a victim of domestic abuse and r*pe, and I was attacked by a psychotic, homeless guy and almost died. I’m still here, you know. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude, particularly for my rescue dogs that are nearby.”
The actress also said that she has been struggling for the last two years. Pauley thanked her followers for their continuing love and support, noting that she is “still here.” She stated:
“I’m here, and I’m still here. I’m in a nice mood. In the previous two years, I’ve been through a lot. Things that are more difficult than suffering a stroke… But I’m still here, and I’m thankful. Thank you to all of my supporters. Thank you very much. God bless everyone. I am still present.”
Pauley Perrette revealed her terrifying experience with hair dyes in a 2015 interview with Queen Latifah. She said that she suffered from extreme face edema as a result of an allergic reaction to hair colors.
During the interview, she stated:
“By the time I arrived at the hospital, half of my head was this size, the other half was this size, my eyes were swelled shut, and I thought, ‘People need to see this.’ We now have black hair spray. So I always spray my hair black.”
Pauley Perrette had also posted a selfie of herself from the hospital at the time to update her followers on her condition.
Fans’ reactions to Pauley Perrette
Perrette’s admirers reacted to her news in the comments area of her most recent post. They offered her some good vibes with their considerate tweets. Netizens encouraged Pauley to remain strong, calling her a “real fighter” and a “beacon of light.”
You and your rescue dogs are true warriors Pauley ❤️. We’re all so glad you’re still here with us despite everything 🙏. You’ve always been such a beacon of light and hope for me personally since being a small kid, and for so many other souls out there ❤️💐 pic.twitter.com/rvk9Gb8HOs
— Lulu Wild 💜🇺🇦💜 (@LuluWild13) September 2, 2022
Never knew this about u – ur a survivor 💪 My partner had a massive stroke 1 year ago yesterday & shes still here too 🤛
— Alison Mackie (@Macgrrl) September 2, 2022
A quick recap of her professional life
Pauley Perrette confirmed her departure from NCIS in 2017 after serving on the program since 2003. She co-starred alongside Jaime Camil and Natasha Leggero in the CBS multi-cam pilot Broke in 2019, which lasted just 13 episodes. While it seems that Perrette has formally retired from acting, she often tweets about topics in which she believes.