Contact Us

Kellie Pickler Bravely Goes Bald to Support Cancer-Stricken Friend

During country star Kellie Pickler‘s rise to fame on ‘American Idol’ several years ago, her ditzy persona made many people question her intelligence. But if there’s one thing you absolutely cannot question, it’s her commitment to friendship — especially after she shaved her head bald in a show of solidarity with her bestie who’s battling breast cancer.

Pickler’s BFF, Summer Holt Miller, was diagnosed with breast cancer in June. She’s already undergone a double mastectomy and just started chemo, which will likely make her lose her hair, so she decided to just go ahead and shave it off.

But to make sure she didn’t have to go through it alone, Pickler joined her — and sacrificed her own long blonde locks in the process.

In a Sept. 5 appearance on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America,’ Pickler said she did it to raise awareness of her friend’s disease, and Miller, who’s only 35, added, “If this compels even one person to change their mentality toward waiting until the age of 40 for their mammogram, then it will be worth it.”

After seeing Pickler do the deed on ‘GMA,’ Ellen DeGeneres tweeted to her, “You have never looked more beautiful.”

We couldn’t agree more.

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Starcrush Demo Site quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!