News | Entertainment
8 Jul 2020 10:55
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Ayda Field feared her mother Gwen would die from coronavirus as she took daily trips to the hospital to receive cancer treatment

    The 41-year-old actress' mom was diagnosed with stage two cervical cancer earlier this year, as well as battling Parkinson's and Lupus and Ayda has spoken out about her fears for her mom's health


    Speaking on the At Home With The Williamses podcast, she said: "My mum in January was diagnosed with Stage 2 Cervical Cancer and it had spread outside the cervix and was a very aggressive tumour. So alongside her Parkinson's and her Lupus was this cancer battle and because the cancer was so big they decided that she needed to immediately go into chemo and radiation daily and have surgery. When the pandemic hit it was very scary because my mum with Lupus and Parkinson’s and cancer, at 70 years old is prime for some bad things happening so she was going to the hospital every day for these treatments and I just remember every day thinking, 'Is she going to pick something up? Is this where it all ends?'"

    Meanwhile, Ayda previously confessed she has "moments of misplaced anger" about her mother's Parkinson's diagnosis.

    She said: "It's a very confusing time. There are such wonderful blessings in my life - I have this amazing baby, an amazing family and I loved 'X Factor' - all these moments of joy, and then these sharp drop offs. I'd be awake lying in bed crying, Rob would be asleep ... I'm still figuring it out. There's these weird moments of misplaced anger I have. There was this moment I was angry at my mom for being sicker [than someone else]. [I thought] 'Why did you have to get the aggressive kind? Why are you on medication?' It doesn't even make sense. How can I be mad? And then you feel guilty for being angry about that."

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     08 Jul: Sir Sam Mendes has launched a fund geared towards providing financial support to theatre workers amid the coronavirus pandemic
     08 Jul: Rihanna is putting music on hold "indefinitely" to focus on her beauty empire
     08 Jul: Scott Disick and Sofia Richie spent Independence Day together
     08 Jul: Tom Hanks is "pretty calm" about the end of life
     08 Jul: Machine Gun Kelly's father has died
     08 Jul: Laura Haddock has reportedly struck up a romance with Tom Rhys-Harries
     08 Jul: Hilary Duff has joked she’s “running for President” after Kanye West announced his plans to join the 2020 race for the White House
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    There are no All Blacks tests on the horizon in the time of covid-19, but hypothetically who would play at first-five and fullback if a squad was selected? More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    New Zealand's top snow sports athletes are set for a new training facility, thanks to the taxpayer More...



     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    Not guilty pleas from a man and woman in relation to the death of Constable Matthew Hunt 10:47

    Rugby League:
    Warriors coach Todd Payten's delighted to welcome back a couple of troops for Friday's trip to the Titans 10:47

    Soccer:
    Confidence the Wellington Phoenix can hit the ground running when the A-League season resumes 10:47

    Entertainment:
    Sir Sam Mendes has launched a fund geared towards providing financial support to theatre workers amid the coronavirus pandemic 10:43

    Law and Order:
    A Dunedin man who stabbed a miniature horse to death will appeal his sentence 10:27

    Entertainment:
    Rihanna is putting music on hold "indefinitely" to focus on her beauty empire 10:13

    Entertainment:
    Scott Disick and Sofia Richie spent Independence Day together 9:43

    Rugby:
    There are no All Blacks tests on the horizon in the time of covid-19, but hypothetically who would play at first-five and fullback if a squad was selected? 9:26

    Entertainment:
    Tom Hanks is "pretty calm" about the end of life 9:13

    Entertainment:
    Machine Gun Kelly's father has died 8:43


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd