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Here Are The Celebrities Who Showed Support For Kate Middleton Following Her Cancer Announcement

Celebrities and notable figures are showing support for Kate Middleton.

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After months of speculation and wide-ranging conspiracy theories due to her absence, Princess Catherine confirmed she had been diagnosed with cancer.

In January, Kensington Palace announced the Princess of Wales had undergone

On Friday, in a video statement shared across networks and social media, Kate confirmed that during her successful "major abdominal surgery," it was found that "cancer had been present."

kate in striped top sitting on a bench with trees and flowers in the background

She began "preventative chemotherapy" and said she and Prince William did "everything we can to process and manage this privately for the sake of our young family."

kate and william walking with their children at a royal event

William and Kate share three children: George, 10, Charlotte, 8, and Louis, 5.

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Kate assured viewers that she was "getting stronger every day" as she will focus on making a full recovery, and the public's "love, support, and kindness" serves as "a great source of comfort and reassurance."

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Royal Family

Here are some of the celebrities and notable figures who have spoken out in support of Princess Catherine's announcement:

King Charles and Queen Camilla

the two waving at people

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle seated, clapping, Meghan in a strapless top

President Joe Biden and Jill Biden

Joe Biden and Jill Biden standing together, Joe in a suit with a tie and Jill in a green dress and jacket

James Middleton

james walking alongside kate

Gwyneth Paltrow

The Academy Award-winner called Kate a

Halsey

Woman with short hair and tattoos wearing a tank top and jeans, holding a glass, at a sports event

Olivia Munn

Olivia praised Kate for her bravery and gave best wishes to her family. “Thank you for showing what it’s like to fight with grace and determination for yourself and for your family. Wishing you all the best. ������,” Olivia wrote.

Olivia praised Kate for her bravery and gave best wishes to her family.

“Thank you for showing what it’s like to fight with grace and determination for yourself and for your family. Wishing you all the best. 🤍🤍🤍,” Olivia wrote.

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Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis wearing a long-sleeved black dress, standing confidently on the red carpet

Shannen Doherty

After the news, the actor posted to Instagram, showing support for Kate and hopes that this would become a

Katie Couric

The journalist posted support for Kate's decision to address the public on Instagram. 

Hoda Kotb

The broadcaster showed her support for Kate in a quote posted on her Instagram with

Catherine Zeta-Jones

The Academy Award-winner posted to Instagram, writing,

Billie Jean King

The tennis legend posted to her X account, sending

Mia Farrow

Mia posted to X, sending

You can watch Kate Middleton's complete statement here.