So it’s kinda nice to say this is what I’ve been going through and now I’m back.” Brittany is glad to be back on the set.
“Now I’m able to finish my story line and kinda feel like there’s some completion because Kelly left and it was like, ‘You got a daughter and what happened?
Lonely,looking for friendship,companionship and maybe more. , she revealed she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 2011 ans came clean about dating Keenan Ivory Wayans.
[I’m not] any longer but we’re really good friends,” she said.
So we didn’t work together and date.” She also revealed the real reason for her unexpected departure from the hit show.
“When you have lymphoma it can manifest in different areas of the body, mine was stage 4 when they found it, so it had manifested in other areas of my body so I had low back pain.
It started with low back pain, then I started getting flu like symptoms and then they ended up doing different scans.” Brittany never intended to leave her fans hanging, but she wasn’t ready to tell the world about her health scare when she found out she had cancer.“It was really wild being away from the show because playing Kelly Pitts is one of my most favorite characters I’ve ever played.
’ So this season is great because I’m able to answer a lot of questions that the fans were wondering what happened.” Check out the full interview, above.Hi everyone, I'm Kenny and I'm in the middle of my second round of head & neck cancer.So being away, I would feel like, ‘I have to finish this character, I have to finish her voice.’ So many of the fans were like, ‘what happened, why did she leave the show?’ It was hard for me to go, ‘Ya’ll I’m sick.’ It was something that I needed to handle privately but I wanted to be able to tell my fans, ‘It’s not that I don’t love ya’ll’.
“I took a leave of absence from the show because I actually went through cancer.Brittany discussed the flu-like symptoms that led to her diagnosis.“A lot of people with lymphoma can have swollen lymph nodes, flu like symptoms, night sweats.