It’s not often, in recent years, to read about a down-to-earth and pessimistic Michael J. Fox. Yet there was a time when the Marty McFly of Back to the Future just thought he couldn’t make it.
We love everyone very much Michael J.Fox, the unforgettable Marty McFly of Back to the Future, and knowing that he is discouraged, sad and above all weakened by Parkinson’s, which has been tormenting him since the beginning of the 1990s, devastates us. The actor faces his daily battle with the disease with courage and dignity, and despite a few falls, between depression and alcohol addiction, he has tried to never lose his smile. However, during a recent interview with People, he indulged in a little vent, telling of a terrible day in 2018.
In that year Michael J.Fox he had to operate on his spine because he could no longer walk due to a benign tumor. The surgery was successful, but while convalescing at home, the actor fell and broke his arm. That episode still makes him suffer: “I’m almost crazy” – he said. “I was leaning against the kitchen wall waiting for the ambulance to arrive and I thought: this is the lowest point I’ve ever reached. It was then that I questioned everything. I said to myself: I can’t pretend to nothing and smiling. There is no bright side here. I just feel regret and pain. “
As if that weren’t enough, that day Michael J. Fox had expected a cameo in a Spike Lee, which he was looking forward to, and this also explains his reaction. Yet the actor has recovered, as evidenced by another statement we were delighted to read: “Optimism has its true roots in gratitude. You can afford optimism when you continue to feel gratitude, and the following it’s acceptance. Accepting that that thing happened and accepting it for what it was. That doesn’t mean you can’t force yourself to change things. It doesn’t mean that you have to accept your situation as a punishment or penance. You have to give it the right importance and then realize how happy you can still be in the years you still have to live. At that point you can move on. “
here is the Michael J. Fox we know! The one celebrating his 32 years of marriage with Tracy Pollan and shares her joy on social media.