Top Stories

Comedian Jim Gaffigan Reveals Wife Had 'Life Threatening' Brain Stem Tumor Removed

Comedian Jim Gaffigan Reveals Wife Had 'Life Threatening' Brain Stem Tumor Removed

Comedian Jim Gaffigan has revealed that his wife Jeannie had a life threatening brain tumor removed from her brain stem last month.

“Two weeks ago an MRI revealed @jeanniegaffigan had a large tumor around her brain stem that was life threatening. After nine hours of urgent surgery the tumor was completely removed. She is now recovering at home. We thank you for your continued prayers,” Jim wrote on Facebook.

Jim and Jeannie have five children together and they created The Jim Gaffigan Show together. We’re so happy to hear of Jeannie‘s recovery and we’re sending our thoughts to the whole Gaffigan family.

Just Jared on Facebook
jim gaffigan wife tumor brain stem 01
jim gaffigan wife tumor brain stem 02
jim gaffigan wife tumor brain stem 03
jim gaffigan wife tumor brain stem 04
jim gaffigan wife tumor brain stem 05

Photos: Getty
Posted to: Jeannie Gaffigan, jim gaffigan

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has sadly passed away at age 65 - TMZ
  • Find out why Little Mix named their new album LM5 - Just Jared Jr
  • Nicole Kidman says being married to Tom Cruise prevented her from being sexually harassed - TooFab
  • What will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle name their baby? - Lainey Gossip
  • Daya has come out as bisexual - Just Jared Jr
  • Are Scott Disick and Sofia Richie having a baby? - Gossip Cop