Pauley Perrette revealed about having a “major stroke” last year.
In a social media post shared on Friday, former NCIS the star shared a video with the caption, “Today is September 2 A year ago, I had a huge stomach ache. Before that, I had lost so many dear family and friends, And my father And then my cousin Wayne However, I have survived this traumatic life so far I have been blessed with… And Still so grateful, Still full of faith, And STILL HERE! ”
In the video, Perrette speaks to her followers as she talks about her “one year anniversary” since her stroke.
“Yes, I am still here, again. Like how many times have I cheated? ‘ she continued. “Like I almost died from a hair dye allergy. I have a food allergy, I am a domestic abuser and a rape survivor. I was assaulted by a crazy homeless man and almost died and here I am. I feel really grateful and especially for all my rescue dogs right there. And I’m here, I’m still here, I feel good. I’ve been through a lot in the past two years. Things are harder than having a stroke but I’m still here and I’m still grateful.”
In 2017, Perrette announced that she was leaving NCIS after starring in the CBS drama series for 15 seasons as forensic expert Abby Sciuto. In making this announcement, the actress denied the rumors about why she was leaving the series, explaining that it was a decision made a year ago and “not because of the skincare line.” non-existence or rift” with the network or her co-stars. “I hope everyone will love and enjoy EVERYTHING ABBY not only for the rest of this season but for all she has given us all in 16 years,” Perrette wrote at the time. there. “All the love, all the laughter, all the inspiration…. I love her as much as you do.”