Michael Douglas, 77, issued a frank warning to fans in an Instagram post from last night. The star addressed his one million followers as he urged
Michael Douglas, 77, issued a frank warning to fans in an Instagram post from last night. The star addressed his one million followers as he urged them to “report” a fake account under his name.
The Wall Street actor wrote a stern message asking fans not to follow a TikTok account that a scammer had set up using his name.
He reminded followers that he in fact is not a member of the popular social media app.
Michael wrote: “Hey everyone – This is not me. I do not have a TikTok account.
“Please report to @TikTok @MichaelDouglas official.
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“Thank you! MD.”
It comes after the Hollywood legend, who is married to fellow actor Catherine Zeta-Jones, 52, was diagnosed with a deadly disease nearly ten years ago and discussed his experience earlier this year.
He said, speaking to People in a candid interview, that in spite of the illness’ severity, he never thought he would die.
The star was diagnosed with stage four throat cancer back in 2011, but has recently spoken up about it.
“It’s not going to be pretty. You could lose part of your tongue and jaw,” Douglas recalled his surgeon warning him.
In an interview from 2013 with the Guardian, at the time of his diagnosis, the actor caused a stir when he spoke of the cause of his diagnosis.
He seemingly told the paper that the tongue cancer was “caused” by oral sex, as the sexually transmitted disease HPV (human papillomavirus), can cause cancer.
However, this was not the case, as Michael’s publicist later clarified what the actor meant to CNN.