Despite being a tennis superstar, Venus Williams revealed she had the autoimmune syndrome Sjogren's in 2011.
"Effectively my body went into shut down and I only just managed to make it to the end [of Big Brother]," Sam told BT.She was also forced to cancel a concert in Brazil because she was taken to hospital with "severe pain".Awareness was definitely raised about psoriasis when it was revealed one of the most photographed women in the world has it.She spoke out after some wrongly suggested she had an addiction, telling : "That’s what my break was really about. Last year, he told “I was diagnosed 25 years ago, and I was only supposed to work for another 10 years. Gigi said last year that the disease actually meant she struggled to put weight on."My metabolism actually changed like crazy this year," she told show in 2015 after gossip websites and tabloids suggested an A-list actor was going to make an announcement about having the disease.“It’s a hard three letters to absorb. The actor said he was going public with his disease to end the blackmailing and extortion he had been subject to over his HIV status.