KERRIANNE KENNERLEY

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She’s over­come more heart­break and dev­as­ta­tion in the past five years than many have in a life­time, but Kerri-anne Kennerley has vowed to keep fight­ing her demons.

Af­ter bravely speak­ing out about her gun ter­ror with her first hus­band on Sun­day Night – ‘I just went and got the gun, aimed it at him and said: “I will shoot you.” I was in a lot of trou­ble’ – the en­ter­tainer has opened up about a health bat­tle she strug­gled through.

Speak­ing in an in­ter­view to pro­mote Mount Isa’s Zinc Goes Pink breast cancer fundraiser, KAK re­vealed her cam­paign to raise aware­ness for the dev­as­tat­ing dis­ease, which she bat­tled in 2012.

‘The less treat­ment you need, the bet­ter and health­ier you will be, so get checks done,’ she told The North West Star.

‘It is im­por­tant to get women to have breast screen­ing, what­ever their age. Still, the ma­jor­ity of breast cancer pa­tients are over 55 years old, right through to 90 and older. Age is no as­set. Cancer hap­pens to a fam­ily, not just to an in­di­vid­ual.

‘The ear­lier you have a di­ag­no­sis, the greater chance of less in­va­sive treat­ment.’

KAK, 64, also talked about her dev­as­ta­tion over her own breast cancer di­ag­no­sis, re­ceived just a few years be­fore the shock­ing fall that left her hus­band John paral­ysed in 2016.

‘Hav­ing cancer is a shock and my head was like an as­ter­oid hurtling around the uni­verse, never know­ing when it will land or for how long,’ she went on to re­veal. ‘I learned I was not in­vin­ci­ble and this in­sid­i­ous dis­ease does not care how old you are, how smart you are, how rich or poor you are, or if you are good or bad.’

‘I learned I was not in­vin­ci­ble and this in­sid­i­ous dis­ease does not care how old you are’

Kerri-anne and John have strug­gled through many bat­tles, in­clud­ing KAK’S ter­ror with her first hus­band – as she re­vealed on Sun­day Night (left).

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