Oliver Stone Worried For Douglas

Michael Douglas' Wall Street director Oliver Stone expressed concerns over the actor's health after he was unable to join him on the European promotion tour. Douglas is currently battling throat cancer.

Michael Douglas

Director Oliver Stone told Berlin reporters that Michael Douglas' health is "precarious," which is why he was not accompanying him on the Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps promotion tour in Europe.

Douglas, who reprises his role as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, was supposed to join Stone in the promotion tour but needed treatments for his throat cancer in the U.S.

Douglas' cancer battle

Academy award winner Douglas, 66, announced in August he was battling throat cancer, however, he said he had an 80-percent chance of recovery and his doctors were "optimistic."

His publicist recently reported that he finished chemotherapy treatments last week and is now going through a six-to-eight-week period of recuperation. "Doctors were very pleased and have scheduled no more treatments," said publicist Allen Burry.

Publicist says his health is fine

Burry released a statement refuting Stone's statement of his health being "precarious," saying his health is "perfectly fine" and his doctors are "very happy."

"If Mr. Stone in Berlin knows something different, well, what can I say," Burry said. "Douglas was in the middle of those treatments when he walked the red carpet three weeks ago for the New York premiere of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps."

Douglas does look more frail and thin, however, he has been undergoing grueling chemotherapy treatments. Now that those are complete, we are hoping for a full recovery for the actor. Rest up, Michael!

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Comments on "Michael Douglas' health is precarious?"

Rose Connolly November 20, 2010 | 10:01 AM

Very sad news..why the hell did the guy smoke.???.he knows the consequences of what he was doing .it isn't rocket science folks !!

niki October 31, 2010 | 9:59 AM

He is evidently not getting any nutrients. He should have a feeding tube. If there is a case for it , it is his condition. He could always take it out if and when he feels better and can eat . At least, he is breathing on his own since obviously he does not have a tracheostomy. That is a good thing.

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