Mark Pilgrim has taken to his social media to announce that his cancer has returned after 33 years in remission. The star in a lengthy post expressed both his fear and hope as he prepares to fight for his life once more. Mark, who hosts the 9am-noon slot at the community station Hot 102.7 revealed that he is scared.
“Thank you for all the kind messages of support as I’ve spent a few days away with loved ones. We’ll know the full extent of what’s going on in a few days after the PET scan. Suffice to say, the Big C has come knocking on my door again.
“I’m not Chuck Norris. Yes, I am scared. I am also strong. Both emotions run parallel with each other. I’m under the care of incredible doctors and surrounded by love. This is my story. And there’s more chapters to come … ” Pilgrim said.
The media personality thanked his wife in a previous post for her unending love and support. He also thanked his family, children, friends, fans and radio station Hot 102.7.
In other news – Riky Rick to be laid to rest on Tuesday
A private funeral for award-winning hip-hop artist and fashionista, Riky Rick will be held in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
The event will be live-streamed. The artist whose real name is Rikhado Makhado died last week. Tributes from fans and industry giants have been pouring in for the 34-year-old Boss Zonke hitmaker. Learn more