Comedian Janey Godley bravely reveals battle with ovarian cancer from hospital bed

Janey Godley – best known for her Nicola Sturgeon parody videos – shared on social media that she has ovarian cancer

Comedian Janey Godley has announced that she has ovarian cancer.

She shared the news on social media and tweeted a picture of herself in a hospital bed.

She tweeted: “Sorry, but my last weekend of the tour cannot continue in Edinburgh and Musselburgh as I am hospitalized with ovarian cancer – take care. #MentalHealthMatters “

Under the news, several fans sent friendly messages to Jane.

One wrote, “Take care, Janey. My very best wishes.”

Another added, “Oh Janey hope they coughed early! Stay positive, I look forward to seeing you on stage in the not too distant future.”

Janey Godley announced that she has ovarian cancer



A third intervened: “Oh Janey, I’m so sorry. It is absolutely terrible. I hope that you will be well looked after and that you will recover well. You are such a ray of sun no one can make me think of you like you spit out my coffee and hope that good things will happen. “

More sent: “I’m sorry to hear this message Janey. I send you all my loves and good wishes” and “Lots of love to you and I hope you can beat it! You are a strong and beautiful woman, you have that. “

Godley was due to perform at the Festival Theater in Edinburgh on Friday and at Brunton in Musselburgh on Saturday.

The comedian found viral fame with her dubbed pastiches of first Scottish Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s news broadcasts about Coronavirus-1> Coronavirus During the Pandemic.



Janey Godley / Twitter)

She has appeared in Scottish government coronavirus advertisements, but they were withdrawn after an investigation into the Daily Beast website came to light of offensive tweets from her.

The news came out shortly after the Covid-19 ads with Ms. Godley were posted for which she was paid £ 12,000.

Godley apologized deeply for the tweets and donated the fee paid by the Scottish Government to charity.

At the time, she posted a statement on Twitter saying, “There are tweets from my previous social media that are horribly offensive, I believe in progress, not perfection, and I’m far from perfect. People have every right to go through my social media and see what values ​​I represent and to find hurtful sentences and statements is shocking. I am deeply sorry for everyone I have offended.

“Comedy is no excuse for nasty and hurtful words that affect people, and I know many of you have expected better of me. I apologize for every single word that upset people, I should have blocked and reported the accounts that threatened me and not responded with hideous heckling. “

The comedian added, “There are fake tweets created to damage my reputation, but the ones I’ve written are my responsibility.

“During this pandemic, I have tried to keep everyone happy and I will continue to do my best to keep this going.”

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