Christina Applegate Wants ‘Shots With Cher’ With ‘Days I Have Left’

The actress has been candid about her battle with multiple sclerosis, previously saying she was diagnosed in 2021

During the summer In 2021, Christina Applegate revealed that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She’s since opened up about her experience and raising awareness for the autoimmune disease, and on Tuesday, the actress shared some of the things she’d like to do “with the days I have left.”

In a post shared with X, Applegate wrote, “There are things I want to do with the days I have left in my life,” adding, “I want to work with Shirley MacLaine And shoot with Cher! And yes, my days are that big. Just saying.”

Applegate has previously expressed her admiration for MacLaine, the multi-award-winning actress behind Terms of endearment, Coco Chanel, Steel Magnoliasand more recently seen in Downton Abbey And Only murders in the building. “I wish I could work with Shirley MacLaine That’s all. I woke up and that dream that I’ve had my whole life washed over me,” the Dead to me actress wrote on social media in June. “And I cried for a minute. And I’m sure I will again. Oh and Shirley, I don’t have your number anymore, so….”


The beloved actress received a standing ovation at the Emmy Awards in January, where she presented the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy. In a moment of levity, Applegate joked, “You’re totally embarrassing me, with a disability, by standing up — it’s fine!”

This year she launched the podcast, Messywith co-host Jamie-Lynn Sigler (who revealed in 2016 that she was diagnosed with MS at age 20) to discuss their shared battle with MS and helping others through this journey.

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