Former “Sopranos” star Jamie-Lynn Sigler shared a secret she’s hidden for 15 years. The actress announced in an interview with People magazine that she has multiple sclerosis (MS).
“I feel it’s important for me to share that I have MS now because I think I’m at a point in my life with my son, with my new marriage, it’s a new me and I want to live my truth,” Sigler said in the video interview. “I don’t want to hold a secret where it feels like I have something to be ashamed of or something to hide.”
Sigler has kept her symptoms stable for the past six years through various MS drugs, including injections, infusions and the twice-daily pill Tecfidera.
The “Sopranos” alum married Cutter Dykstra, a professional baseball player, on Saturday with their 2-year-old son, Beau, walking her down the aisle.
“I’ve got my brain and my heart, and I’ve prepared myself for everything that could happen,” Sigler said to People. “But I’ve got an amazing husband, the best son and I hope that we can make more babies and just keep having fun. I’m the luckiest girl in the world.”
While there is currently no cure for MS, Sigler is hopeful there will be one soon. “In my lifetime I really think there will be a cure,” Sigler said in the video.