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Former WWE star reveals he has colon cancer and asks fans for help with medical bills

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WWE star Virgil has sadly revealed that he's been diagnosed with stage two colon cancer.The 59-year-old, real name Michael Jones, also asked fans for help with his medical bills as he "cannot afford" them.Contributing to his rising medical costs is the fact that, back in April, he revealed he had been diagnosed with early-onset dementia and had suffered two strokes.

Taking to Twitter yesterday (May 14) he shared a link to a PayPal fundraiser alongside the caption: "It’s really sh*tty right now.

To make things worse I now have stage 2 colon cancer."I am a fighter but need your help. I cannot afford any of the medical bills and would love your support.

Love you guys."Wrestling fans have been quick to support one of their heroes. $3,400 (£2,770) has now been raised, which amounts to around 65% of the $5,200 (£4,400) target.The American went into more detail about his financial needs on the fundraising page, claiming that the WWE have offered him "NO help".He wrote: "I have two tests one in March 17th and March 25th.

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