With her mother battling brain cancer, she never thought she'd be in a similar situation.
It's been quite the tough ride recently for Maria Menounos, whose not only got the ongoing struggle of her mother's brain cancer to contend with, but also recovery from the surgical removal of a tumour from her own brain. Thankfully, it looks like she's going to fine.
Maria Menounos at the 2017 Daytime Creative Arts Emmys
The SiriusXM radio host was diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumour the size of a golf ball this year, which may have been benign but was ultimately still causing her day-to-day problems. She subsequently had 99.9% of it removed successfully, with less than 10% chance of the tumour returning at a later date.
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Maria Menounos - Cosmopolitan Magazine's 50th Birthday Celebration - Arrivals at Ysabel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 12th October 2015
The 35 year-old media personality has walked away from co-hosting the celebrity news channel but "there is no bad energy."
Maria Menounos will no longer work for 'Extra'.
The 35 year-old television personality is walking away from her post as co-host of the celebrity news program.
Menounos has worked on Extra, alongside Mario Lopez, for the last two years, but she is now walking away to "explore other options," Us Weekly reports.
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Maria Menounos - Cast members from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills film an episode of 'Extra' at Universal Studios. - Universal City, CA, United States - Monday 4th November 2013
The horror stories of Jack Nicholson fans.
Several celebrities have been coming in with reports that Jack Nicholson, the man we all know and love from his numerous screen roles, might not be so lovable after all. One woman to feel the wrath of Nicholson was TV presenter and overall triple threat Maria Menounos, when she reportedly got on the wrong side of one of his “moments” during an LA Lakers Game at Staples Center.
“I get booted!" she revealed on Conan. "These guys come and pull us out of courtside. I’m like, ‘What is going on?’ ... I’m like hiding out of this hallway, and all of a sudden Jack Nicholson comes out of the bathroom, and he’s like, 'Hee hee hee.'"
"He got me kicked out! I heard later he called [LA Lakers owner] Jerry Buss and he had me removed!”
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South Korean pop star Psy – who recently signed to Scooter Braun’s (Justin Bieber’s manager) label – is now officially famous, having watched a flash mob dance in his honour. The singer became an overnight sensation when his video for ‘Gangnam Style’ went viral, and the now ubiquitous dance featured in the clip has led to flash mob dances across the United States.
Psy appeared at The Grove shopping mall in Los Angeles on Monday afternoon (September 17, 2012) for an interview with ‘Extra’, though was greeted by horse-riding dancers who had prepared a secret routine for him. The Korean star appeared stunned as hundreds of fans began dancing ‘Gangnam style’ in sync, with television presenter Maria Menounosleading the pack. The flash mob was actually the worst kept secret in Los Angeles, with Extra announcing plans for the dance on its website on Sunday, telling fans, “Wardrobe note: Please wear something comfortable or feel free to wear Psy-inspired clothing.” Nevertheless, the fans duly complied and turned up in their droves, head-to-toe in Psy-like garments.
The singer’s appearance comes a day before a group of lifeguards appeal against their sacking by El Monte City Council for making a Psy tribute video. The 13 workers were fired for spoofing ‘Gangnam Style’ though they’ve already got the backing of the man himself. Psy recently old MTV, “Unfortunately, I'm a rookie here. When I become a big star here, I really want to help them out because that's not fair. I don't think so…What did they do? They weren't wrong? I think it was off duty — that's what I heard. They can be more flexible to each other.”