Jane Fonda is recovering from cancer surgery

Jane Fonda, shown at her 80th birthday bash at The Whitley in Buckhead on Dec. 9, 2017, is recovering from surgery. Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GAACP. Provided to the AJC

Jane Fonda and her “Grace and Frankie” costar Lily Tomlin discussed their hit Netflix show, how they resemble (or don’t) their characters, the importance of social activism and other topics during a lively interview with Build. Fonda, who recently celebrated her 80th birthday with a celeb-studded fundraiser in Atlanta, kicked things off by explaining why she was wearing bandages on her face.

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“I just had a cancer taken from my lip,” she said. “I thought it was going to heal in time (for the interview). It’s fine. I just wanted to explain it. I don’t normally go around like this.”

She didn’t dwell on it and immediately put things into perspective, saying, “the world is falling apart. What’s a lip?”

You can see the entire interview here.

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mamanelle5
mamanelle5

I love Jane Fonda. .Happy 'Birthday, and many more,.

cooperjo
cooperjo

Obviously you weren’t around when she betrayed our Vietnam Nam POWs in such a brutal way.

HarmlessOldLady
HarmlessOldLady

@cooperjo It was the politicians and generals who betrayed the troops in Vietnam, sending soldiers into an unjust and evil war. Get your facts straight.


MacinMarietta
MacinMarietta

@HarmlessOldLady @cooperjo On the recent Vietnam documentary on PBS a veteran who had joined Vietnam Veterans against the war even said Fonda was a traitor.  One thing to be against the war, entirely another to visit the enemy and take photos with their troops.

dkolsen
dkolsen

@cooperjo Over 50 years ago. Get over it. And yes, I was around then!