Over the years, many celebrities have opened up about their health issues. There are countless stars who have battled cancer or other illnesses, but far fewer who have chosen to talk about diseases that are considered embarrassing.
While the Internet has its theories about which Hollywood stars are infected, there are only a few celebrities out there who are brave enough to talk about their STDs or their battle with hepatits C (which can be transmitted sexually in some cases, but is a bloodborne pathogen more often associated with drug use).
- Pamela Anderson
After a routine tattoo procedure in the 1990s, the Baywatch star was infected with Hepatitis C from sharing a needled with then husband, Tommy Lee. The star attests that before the incident, she was free of any kind of diseases. She also reports that Lee never told her he had the disease.