Celebs offer emotional support to cancer-stricken Patrick Swayze

March 7th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by admin  

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London, Mar 7 (ANI): People from showbiz have showered cancer-stricken movie star Patrick Swayze with messages offering him emotional support.

The 55-year old star, who is battling pancreatic cancer, is undergoing chemotherapy and is now resting at his New Mexico ranch, reports the Sun.

Swayzes co-star in the film Dirty Dancing, Jennifer Grey said: It is so sad. If I saw him on the streets today, Id throw my arms around him and love him up.

Claire Sweeney, who appeared with Swayze in the UK production of Guys & Dolls in 2006, said: Patrick is a very close friend, a kind and generous man and a true professional.

I feel privileged to have worked with him and honoured to have him and his wife Lisa in my life as friends.

My thoughts are with them both at this difficult time and I hope with all my heart that he makes a full recovery, she added.

Whoopi Goldberg, who starred in Ghost alongside Swayze, said: We want you to feel better and we will talk soon, I hope.

West End star Jennifer Ellison, who is a judge on Dirty Dancing: The Time Of Your Life, a US reality show inspired by the 1987 smash-hit movie, said: I send Patrick all my love and best wishes for a speedy recovery.

Britains Next Top Model Presenter Lisa Snowdon, a huge fan of Swayze, said: Hes an icon and always seemed a nice guy off screen too.

Model Nancy Sorrell is another big fan, she said: I wish him well and hope he will able to dance again one day. (ANI)

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