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Selma Blair says she’s in remission from multiple sclerosis

Selma Blair
FILE – Selma Blair attends the 26th Annual Race to Erase MS Gala on, May 10, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Blair says she’s in remission from multiple sclerosis as a result of undergoing stem cell transplantation. The 49-year-old actor was diagnosed with the disease in 2018. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Selma Blair Beitner is an American actress. She played a number of small roles in films and on television before obtaining recognition for her leading role in the film Brown’s Requiem (1998).

Her breakthrough came when she starred as Zoe Bean on the WB sitcom Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane (1999–2000).

Selma Blair has been very candid about her experience with multiple sclerosis after revealing her diagnosis to the public in 2018.

Now she has great news to share: She’s in remission.

Blair, 49, made the announcement at the discovery TCA panel Monday, where she was promoting her documentary, Introducing Selma Blair.

The actress credit a stem cell transplant she had two years ago as helping her reach this point “My prognosis is great. I’m in remission. Stem cell put me in remission,” Blair said to People. “It took a year after stem cell for the inflammation and lesions to really go down.”

Last week, Christina Applegate, who is the same age as Blair, revealed her own MS diagnosed.

Blair is the Mother of a 10-year-old son, Arthur, who she credits as the source of her strength.