There was an inquiry just last week about the new Bette Midler show, and I just didn't want to do that.
Series work is just grueling.
I've cheated myself there are other things I could have done to fill out the bouquet of my career.
I'm not ready for another series. I have fun doing other kinds of things.
I know it sounds hokey but I think, ultimately, on television you can't hide who you are.
I think my longevity has a lot to do with where I come from - a blue-collar town in Ohio - and how I was raised to work hard and respect other folks.
A healthy outside starts from the inside.
While there's time left, I want to do different kinds of things.
Charge forward with hope and get the best medical advice you can. Talk to your friends, neighbors, family, and together you attack it. We can't always control what happens to us, but we can always control how we react to it.