Rocker, Cancer Survivor Criticizes Angelina Jolie as Not 'Brave'

Melissa Etheridge says Jolie's decision to get a double mastectomy was a "fearful choice."
0:50 | 06/18/13

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Transcript for Rocker, Cancer Survivor Criticizes Angelina Jolie as Not 'Brave'
When Angelina Jolie went public with the news for double mastectomy husband Brad Pitt called it absolutely heroic. But not everyone thinks it was a Smart growth. In an interview with the Washington -- breast cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge was diagnosed with breast cancer 2004. And also tested positive for the BRC -- gene mutation. Says she disagrees of how -- surgery is being characterized. I wouldn't caught a break choice. I actually think it's the most fearful choice you can make when confronting -- -- with cancer. My belief is that cancer comes from inside you and so much of it has to do with the environment of your body it's the stress that we'll turn that gene on. We're not. Singer went on to say she encourages people to go a lot longer and further before coming to the conclusion of getting a double mastectomy.

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