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Entertainment Stan Walker reveals how 'life-threatening' health scare has changed him

20:22  14 march  2018
20:22  14 march  2018 Source:   msn.com

Stan Walker had stomach removed, opens up about serious health battle

  Stan Walker had stomach removed, opens up about serious health battle 'Australian Idol' winner addresses heartbreaking diagnosis . Australian Idol alum Stan Walker has opened up about his heartbreaking health battle after months of speculation.The 27-year-old New Zealand native had drawn the concern of fans after he appeared noticeably thinner in photos. The Morning Show's Peter Ford reported on Thursday that Walker had his stomach removed to treat a rare genetic mutation."It turns out he's been really seriously ill," Ford said, discussing a trailer for Walker's new Stan documentary, which details his harrowing journey.

Stan Walker reveals how ' life - threatening ' health scare has changed him . Stan Walker to share life- changing journey in Three documentary. Now, I do crave healthy food.

Stan Walker has given more insight into his ' life - changing ' health battle ahead of an intimate documentary coming to Three. The singer and actor gave an interview to TV Guide in which he said his struggle has had a positive impact.

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Stan Walker reveals how ' life - threatening ' health scare has changed him . Stan Walker to share life- changing journey in Three documentary. Now, I do crave healthy food. The thought of takeaways makes me sick.

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The singer and actor gave an interview to TV Guide in which he said his struggle has had a positive impact.

Walker found out he was sick in 2016. © Video - Supplied; Image - Getty Walker found out he was sick in 2016.   "I have decided that I'm not going to wait for anything anymore," said Walker.

"I'm going to live out my wildest dreams and be better than I have ever been and unapologetic of who I am."

Walker said he found out he was sick "sometime in the end of 2016, but it wasn't until mid-2017 that I realised it was actually something really serious and life-threatening."

TV Guide also interviewed Mitchell Hawkes, the director of Stan, says it's an important documentary that will help other people battling life-threatening illnesses.

"I think this is the most honest, raw Stan that you're ever going to see," said Hawkes.

"For people that are going through tough medical journeys, I think there is a lot of hope in there and there is a lot of resilience and Stan talks about what he goes through."

Stan will be broadcast on Three on Sunday, March 25 at 8:30pm.

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