Christine McGuinness shared a message of support to all those whom breast cancer affects following her mum’s diagnosis.
The mum-of-three, 32, whose mother has the disease, took to Instagram to share new pictures. And she called on her followers to support the Pink Ribbon Foundation.
What did Christine McGuinness say?
The Liverpool model wrote: “Supporting breast cancer for my mum, aunties and all those affected sending love and strength.
“One of my favourite charities the @pinkribbonfoundation has teamed up with Texan artist David Cantu @minimal.line.art to design a range of charity T-shirts to celebrate #BCAM2020 [Breast Cancer Awareness Month] and their 20th anniversary.
“[They make a donation] to the #PinkRibbonFoundation for each one sold to support those affected by breast cancer.
“Shop now at www.pink-ribbon-foundation.teemill.com and wear and share them on social media using @pinkribbonfoundation #TeamPRF #WearYourSupport.”
Doctors recently told Christine’s mum she has breast cancer.
The reality star revealed the news on Instagram earlier this month. She said it “hit her hard” as her mum is a “huge part” of the family.
Supporting breast cancer for my mum, aunties and all those affected.
She captioned a snap of her mum: “This is possibly the most upsetting post I will ever write and typing away now it’s really hitting home.
“My mum, my best friend, my rock was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.
Christine McGuinness says mum’s breast cancer diagnosis ‘hit hard’
“It’s hit me hard, we are very close. She is a huge part of our family. We spend almost every weekend together with my children, their bond is magical.”
Christine, who is married to comedian Paddy McGuinness, continued: “But, my mum is also the strongest woman I know and is determined to fight it. She’s a proper ‘scouse ma’.
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“I have always supported breast cancer charities as four of my aunties have also had breast cancer and my mum has asked me to continue helping raise money and awareness (the reason I’m sharing this). She has the biggest heart and always just wants to help others. You will smash it, mum.”
Christine more recently said her mum is “doing really well”.
On Sunday (September 13), she told followers in an Instagram Stories update: “[My mum’s] doing really well. Had her lumpectomy this week and she’s at home recovering now.”
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