Suzanne Somers apologizes for Patrick Swayze remarks

October 21st, 2009 // 50 Comments

Suzanne Somers apologized on Extra last night for making comments right after Patrick Swayze’s death that chemotherapy killed him and not cancer:

“I should not have said what I said,” Somers says of her controversial remarks. When asked if she believed Swayze would still be alive if he hadn’t undergone chemotherapy, Somers replied, “I don’t know what Patrick chose, I don’t know anything about it. I apologized to his family, I apologized to his brother — I’m really, really, really sorry because everyone, when they’re choosing treatment for cancer, makes the best decision they can.”

Of course, the one person she hasn’t apologized to is Patrick Swayze, so she might want to get on that by meeting him in the afterlife. Also, Suzanne, it’ll totally boost your book sales because that’s what this is really all about, isn’t it? Hell yeah it its. High five!

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  1. Que

    Que dumb besh.

  2. First

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  3. First

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  4. someguy

    This chick stopped being useful when she she stopped bouncing her boobies on Three’s Company.

  5. havoc

    On a scale from 1 to 10, I’d give her irrelevancy an 11…..

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  6. Dirk Diggler

    I didn’t realize this useless snatch was still alive.

  7. Bob

    Too late Suzanne, next time think before you speak, fuck you.

  8. Kelley

    She needn’t have apologized, she was right.

  9. Mac

    I hope her cancer returns the fucking lousy whore.

  10. erika

    She IS right. Her books are amazing and anyone who thinks she’s a twit is actually very ignorant. I am a pharmacist and think the whole drug industry is corrupt.

  11. erika

    She IS right. Her books are amazing and anyone who thinks she’s a twit is actually very ignorant. I am a pharmacist and think the whole drug industry is corrupt.

  12. Crusty

    Kelley, (#8), of course Suzanne Somers is correct – the billions of dollars and years of extensive research is cancer treatment and prevention has nothing to do with the fact that cancer is more survivable today than it ever has been. The many women who now routinely survive breast cancer and live long and healthy lives do so not because of proper and prompt treatment but because they’re all out in the woods sucking down holistic roots and berries.

    I’d say don’t be ignorant but in your case, I see it’s too late.

  13. havoc

    She was right about the ThighMaster too…

    .

  14. JADE

    All i know is I had a friend die of cancer and just weeks before her diagnosis we were all on vacation together. She was happy and so much alive. Then less then two months later she was dead. I still blame her quick decline on the medication and treatments.
    Fear makes us do what doctors say to do if we want to live. But there are other alternatives that do work if we just give them a chance. Be proactive in your cure!!!

  15. SuzanneHadSexWithJohnRitterAndLookWhereHeIs

    Suzanne is not correct. There is an incredible decrease in the incidence of cancer in people that don’t eat animals. That said once you got cancer you are way past the point when holistic stuff will help. Once you have jumped off the cliff changing your mind won’t ease the fall.

  16. Hacksaw

    I’d hit it.

  17. Kelley

    Bite me, Crusty, chemo has a 9% survival rate and less than 15% of doctors opt for it when diagnosed with cancer. http://www.naturalnews.com and The Cure, by Dr. Timothy Brantley … I am not the ignorant one here. Many decades ago, one in 80 people developed cancer … it is now more like one in five. Cancer rates are skyrocketing, dumbass. Fuck you, Crusty. I won’t be reading any more comments on this post because I am already too aware of the pathetic state of American intelligence when it comes to medical issues.

  18. Josh

    She is a fyne piece of 53 year old arse!

  19. Que

    Que #17 traded one flavor of kool aid for another. Que idiot.

  20. Que

    Que #17 trades one flavor of Kool aid for another. Que idiot.

  21. SoSmart

    Kelley you sure do say fuck you a lot for an intelligent person. It lessens your credibility.

  22. Cheech

    Glad she apologized, that’s more than Teddy “Tumor” Kennedy did. She’s 63 yrs old & not afraid to question the old medical model. Take a proactive interest in your own health & quit whining people…

  23. Pat

    “the pathetic state of American intelligence when it comes to medical issues”

    Let’s be clear about one thing: the people hyping the naturalistic remedies are trying to make money. Do the remedies work? No evidence, apart from unsubstantiated narratives from true believers. Can you make money selling the remedies to desperate cancer patients? Oh hell yeah.

    So skip the high-horse crap about “the medical establishment.” You’re door-to-door salesmen, and thanks, I already have a good set of steak knives.

  24. Crusty

    Kelley, if you truly believe that naturalnews.com is an objective source of information on the treatment and prognosis of cancer, then you also believe in the tooth fairy. People like you who spew this holistic garbage need to be shot down simply because of so much as one person refuses proper cancer treatment in favor of the garbage you advocate, that’s one person too many.

    As for survival, HERE is the truth with regards to breast cancer:

    The prognosis for Breast cancer has been steadily improving year after year. It is estimated that the mortality rates from breast cancer have been dropping by a steady 2% each year since 1990. This is because of continuous improvements in treatment and mainly because of early detection of the disease.

    The current 5 year breast cancer survival rates for women is 86% and the 10 year survival rate is 76%. These rates include women of all ages and at all stages of cancer. To narrow the statistical figures, the survival rate for women whose cancer has not metastasized that is whose cancer that has not moved into the lymph system or the other parts of the body is 96%, and for women whose cancer has metastasized, the 5 year survival rate is 21%.

    Now I know the issue on this forum has to do with pancreatic cancer so I’ll concede that the survival rates are poor, regardless of treatment options. But to set aside the efforts and success realized by millions of doctors and researchers in favor of your self-serving ignorance is, well, ignorant.

    Please don’t read this – as long as one woman reads this and realizes it’s time to go get a mammogram, then I’ve done my job.

  25. Schmeeky

    Seemed like a pretty sincere apology. She admits her ignorance in making the comment and states who she apologized to. I’m not sure why it’s being mocked.

  26. Oliver Chester The Molester Lester

    She bobs on the knob of a crusty old dude.

  27. Rancid

    All the hippies are out today.

    Look, if you want to treat your illnesses with crystals, copper bracelets, and chanting, that’s perfectly fine. Just don’t be pushing your vodoo on everyone else. If someone wants to treat their cancer the conventional route, then fuck you, it’s not your business. Compassion often involves you keeping your mouth shut. No one knows what it’s like to die until it actually happens. Everyone has their own way of dealing with it.

  28. Emmy

    Oh for god’s sake listen to her nbc interview. She is partially right. She was specifically referring to pancreatic and liver cancers which are not as responsive to chemo as breast cancers and other cancers with increasing cure rates. Chemo is a poison that works for some and not for others. In the case of pancreatic cancer it is often a painful waste of effort. The 5 year survival rate compared to other cancers is ridiculously low which is a good indication that the common treatment is not very effective. Her statement was obnoxious, since it was none of her business, but she was somewhat right.

  29. Jenna

    I give her credit for apologizing. B-

  30. EveryoneDies

    Everyone will die and has the right right to choose treatments to prevent this without having to deal with the the opinions of insignificant people. Suzanne Sommers got her celebrity because of her blonde hair, big tits and tight clothes on a 1970′s TV show not because she discovered the cure for cancer. Think about it when you give her credibility on this issue.

  31. Steve

    If anyone is searching for the actual “truth” as to whether or not Suzanne Somers knows what she is talking about……..Read two books or at least go to Amazon.com and read the reviews on the following two books(sadly, the World is about to be, as we currently know it, rudely awakened):
    !. “Healing Cancer From Inside Out” by Mike Anderson
    2. “Anticancer” by Dr. David Servan-Schreiber, M.D.
    Both books will forever change how you think about cancer and its treatment!!!
    I am a healthy 20 year cancer survivor and whats more, I plan to I plan to stay that way! I take the effort to educate myself. Don’t just assume something is true because “it has always been that way!!!” THE Times they are a changing!!!!!!!!!!
    I, for one, KNOW she is headed in the correct direction. We, The People, have been “sold out” by the AMA, FDA, Pharmacological Companys and (most sadly) our own Government. Just follow the Money!!!!! Shamefully, What we currently have is NOT a Government BY the people and FOR the People. What we have is a Government that panders to BIG money spending lobbyist. Our Country..Our People are riddled with cancer and over loaded with being obese. Can anyone else SEE something is very, very wrong????When..you can actually see that something is very wrong, you will be standing right next to “The Truth!”

    Please change your ways, READ, and help share the TRUTH. Your own life may depend on it! Real change never comes easy. But only you can save yourself and ,in turn, Save This Country!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  32. gigi

    Why are you guys arguing the validity or nonvalidity of chemo vs. no chemo here?? CAN YOU *SEE* THESE PIX??! This is woman is almost 60 years old!! Sure she’s had some help, but some people lose insight on how to maintain correctly…. frigging HOT! and she’s working the monochromicity too. For a while there when she was doing her little diet book thing she was looking puffy & weird, but stuff must have caught up with itself! DAMN!

  33. gigi

    Why are you guys arguing the validity or nonvalidity of chemo vs. no chemo here?? CAN YOU *SEE* THESE PIX??! This is woman is almost 60 years old!! Sure she’s had some help, but some people lose insight on how to maintain correctly…. frigging HOT! and she’s working the monochromicity too, and she still knows her angles! For a while there when she was doing her little diet book thing she was looking puffy & weird, but stuff must have caught up with itself! DAMN!

  34. Sam

    “sadly, the World is about to be, as we currently know it, rudely awakened”

    Yes, I know, the sky is falling. Thanks for the update, Chicken Little.

  35. Truth Doctor

    She’s your typical looney leftist.

    …that’s all folks!

  36. MissingThePoint

    Wouldn’t Patrick have been better off doing the things that would have kept cancer from occuring at all (like not eating animal products) than getting holistic about the whole thing once he does have cancer. All he did was what all the meat eating americans do when they get cancer. They get chemotherapy. If you weren’t holistic all your life. How will it help you at the end of life? He should have gone out on an overdose of Viagra humping Suzanne’s holistic titties.

  37. Right wing wack job

    Yeah Dubya was a great president – hiding with little kids during 911 while cheney was running our Air Force near the Bering Straight and all. Dumber than a jackass and the smirk of a chesire cat.
    Republicans would have actually put in John Mccain and his whore who doesn’t even read newspapers!
    Something to be proud in!

  38. Dr Oz

    Actually, I don’t think she mouths off about politics like Babs does -thankfully! Hey @ 27: Maybe your wife will like the pregnant horse urine synthetic hormones when the hotflashes come. Bet you haven’t read any of the books. Bio-idents are not patentable so old medicine could care less. Hi Fruc sweetner is exactly the same- cheap sweetner for more profits & damn the health concerns! Follow the money trail. Doctors get swayed by big pharma & lobbyists, it’s just a fact. Question everything, be a part of your own health decisions. Read the books.

  39. lola

    So if chemo actually only cures 3% of patients… isn’t there a chance that their healing had nothing to do with chemo? Perhaps it was from lifestyle change or tumor extraction or just luck? There is not a double blind study or information on true cure rates.

    In all of my research the information seems to lead to one point: the body creates cancer cells to absorb excess toxins (either from pesticides, heavy metals, or fungal mycotoxins, infections, etc.) . If you remove the cancer it will just come back unless the root cause is removed. Sodium bicarbonate is highly alkaline and effective at killing fungi and most infections. Then the cancer can be removed.

    There is a percentage of sodium bicarbonate in chemo treatments to keep the cocktail from destroying the blood vessels and body of the patient. It is also very likely that the small flush with sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) is what cures any cancer in the first place.

    Chemo causes cancer. It is written write on the vials. You can’t tell me that in all of these years and with all of the technology we have, this is the best the AMA has come up with? The truth is that they have the system that they want: one that reaps in more profits than any other treatment for any other illness.

  40. meh

    Hannah Montana when she’s 80?

  41. tanya

    suzannes a classy lady.
    pity everybody jumped on her the way they did.
    chemo did kill him, that’s what it’s designed to do!
    there would be no cancer industry if we were all healthy.
    chemo kills faaaaar more than it has ever saved. FACT!

  42. Turd the third

    For all you stupid fucking tightasses getting off topic, get a life! Now back to the real reason we are here…..

    What odd pictures, it makes her look like she only has one huge tit on her left side….. think its time for a better choice of jacket as this skank shouldn’t be walking around with a monoTit…..

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  44. Somers should retire from television and stop wasting her fans money on her bogus infomercials. She has more plastic surgery, make-up, and air brushing applied to her face and body which continues to mislead everyone including teenagers who are made to believe they can look like her. She’s rich which makes every trick available to her. She had no right making that comment about Patrick, and she thinks like many famous people that her opinion is the right opinion. Let’s see a real photo of Somers in a Bikini with no mkae-up. Next thing she will be marketing is a puke bag.

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    She needs them switched out.

  46. unbeliever

    @39

    “In all of my research the information seems to lead to one point: the body creates cancer cells to absorb excess toxins.”

    “It is also very likely that the small flush with sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) is what cures any cancer in the first place.”

    My Dad has skin cancer. When I visit him in hospital next I’ll tell him it wasn’t the sun that caused his cancer (we live in Australia), and I’ll take him a bag of baking soda so the doctors’ can treat him ‘properly’.

    It’s a pity there is no ‘stupidity cancer’, otherwise you’d already be dead.

  47. Darth

    Maybe in about 5 years from now there’ll be better treatments.

  48. z

    Where the fuck do you get the statistic that only 3% of people are cured by chemo? That is complete and utter bullshit. And all you would have to do to figure out that that number is bullshit is visit the infusion center of an oncology clinic. There are plenty of people who come and go, every damn day of the week, to get treatment. Yes, it’s a fact that some can’t withstand the treatment. But there are plenty of people who do—and whose cancer heads into remission. How would I know this? Well, gee, I was a cancer patient—ovarian—who had chemo (taxol and carboplatin) and WAS CURED with it. Cured also happens to be my oncologist’s description, not mine.

    Stop spreading your lies across the fucking web. You fucking Luddites make me sick. Yeah, Chrissy knows of what she speaks because she writes her own books! And talks to quacks! She’s SO intelligent. Cup size=IQ. CAPSAICIN DOES NOT FUCKING CURE CANCER! Fucking idiots. Go ahead and follow her advice—if you want to die, that is.

    There are more people being diagnosed with cancer because THERE ARE MORE WAYS TO DIAGNOSE cancer these days. Which translates into more lives saved. You can think eating green shit day in and day out will keep you from getting it, but you would be wrong—your genetic code dictates what happens in that regard, and you’re a slave to it. 1 in 3 people will get some form of cancer. Some people may have genetic mutations which allow for cancer cells to grow more easily; some may have mutations that prevent their bodies from fighting off tumors (BRCA1 and BRCA2). It’s not anyone’s fault on what they did or did not do. If anyone is guilty of brainwashing the general public it’s public health officials saying ‘hey, if you don’t want to get cancer’ don’t do x,y,or z.’ The simple fact of the matter is most times, it doesn’t matter what you do or don’t do. Like your cells aren’t going to mutate into tiny killing machines if you eat more broccoli. HA!

    The goal for cancer research right now is not necessarily to find a cure—it’s to find better, less nephrotoxic treatments, which will turn cancer into a chronic condition for some, but which will cure others entirely. There is a role for nutrition—it is to keep your body healthy while it undergoes a treatment which does not differentiate between good cells and bad ones.

    The only good thing about people who believe this garbage is that they’ll die if they’re diagnosed with cancer—and hopefully they won’t have reproduced, so their idiocy doesn’t hit the next generation.

  49. She’s like a Dinasaur..

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