Kiwi legends the Topp Twins reveal they are both battling cancer

Publish Date
Monday, 28 March 2022, 11:56AM
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Kiwi entertainment legends Jools and Lynda Topp have revealed they are both battling breast cancer.

In an exclusive interview with TVNZ's Sunday, the sisters shared that Jools was first to be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 at the age of 48.

Jools endured gruelling chemotherapy and the removal of her left breast which enabled her to recover.

However, last year she began to feel unwell again and shortly after, sister Lynda found out she also had breast cancer.

And while they are known for their performances as a duo, the beloved 63-year-old twins shared that this battle is one they are being forced to do apart in order to protect each other.

"So, all of a sudden, boom. In Covid, I can't be with Jools. I came out of the office at St George's Hospital and I sat in the car. I just burst into tears," Lynda shared with Sunday.

"I don't know what's harder - having cancer or not having Jools here," she added.

The pair became Kiwi television staples with their show The Topp Twins, where they played characters Camp Mother, Camp Leader, Ken and Ken.

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