Christina Applegate said this week she was “nervous” about attending her first awards show since 2019 and her multiple sclerosis diagnosis in 2021.
“So this Sunday will be the first awards show I’ve been to since 2019. And the first since the MS. GET NERVOUS! But thanks @CriticsChoice for including me,” Applegate tweeted on Thursday.
She is nominated for her role as Jen Harding in “Dead to Me”.
The actress is also nominated for Best Actress at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in February.
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“Thank you @SAGawards for this nomination today! she wrote on Wednesday. “I have been a proud member of this union since 1975. I have had an incredibly difficult year and today it made me smile. Much love to my peers and my darling Jean Smart and other amazing women I walk beside.”
This is her third nomination for “Dead to Me” at the Critics Choice Awards.
Last November, Applegate received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Before the ceremony, she had teased that she was trying to choose between some “nice” walking sticks to use for the ceremony, which she said was her first big event since her diagnosis.
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“Walking sticks are now part of my new normal,” Applegate wrote at the time. Accepting her bare feet star, she tweeted: “For some with MS, the feeling of shoes can hurt or throw us off balance. So today I was me. Barefoot.”
Applegate was diagnosed in the middle of filming the final season of “Dead to Me,” but after a five-month hiatus for treatment, she returned to finish the show.
She said the cast and crew have been extremely supportive.
“If I called them in the morning and was like, ‘Guys, I can’t get down the stairs,’ they were like, ‘Okay! We don’t do that today. We do other things,” Applegate said. Kelly Clarkson last year. “Netflix even let us take a break for a few months so I could grieve and find therapy.”
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The “Bad Moms” actress also battled breast cancer in 2008 and had a double mastectomy and removal of her ovaries and fallopian tubes.