Huffpost TV

'Married To Medicine': Dr. Jackie Walters Opens Up About Her Battles With Breast Cancer (VIDEO)

Posted: Updated:
Print
Bravo
Bravo

Dr. Jackie Walters opened up about her struggles with breast cancer on the latest episode of "Married to Medicine." She fought off the disease twice -- once in 2004, and then again in 2008. It was especially difficult for her because there was a very high cost for her battle.

"Breast cancer does take something from us," she said. "The one thing that I do, I never got to do. You know, I deliver babies. For my story, the loss of fertility is the hardest part."

The Week gave Jackie a big thumbs up for proving that it's possible to be genuinely interesting without manufacturing drama, which is quite refreshing in reality television. She told OK Magazine that she wanted to show a different side of doctors.

"The coolest part of the show is that you get to see behind the white coat," Jackie said. "I don’t think anybody's ever thinking of their doctor as a real person. 100 percent of his time is for me."

See more of Dr. Walters' true drama on "Married to Medicine," Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.

TV Replay scours the vast television landscape to find the most interesting, amusing, and, on a good day, amazing moments, and delivers them right to your browser.

Related on HuffPost:

Close
2013 Renewal Index: Canceled, Renewed & On The Bubble Shows
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Married to Medicine | Bravo TV Official Site

Married to Medicine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

What Does 'Married to Medicine' Say About Black Female Doctors ...

Petition | Bravo's "Married To Medicine": Cancel the show and ...

Married To Medicine Recap: Mistress Of Medicine Comment Ruffles ...

The 'Real Housewives' of medicine? 'Married to Medicine' star Quad ...

Married to Medicine – Ugly Beautiful People | Jewish Journal

Married to medicine? Doctors maintain strong relationships | The ...

What Does 'Married to Medicine' Say About Black Female Doctors?

Reality show drive-by: Married to Medicine