Ahmad ‘Real’ Givens, 33, is asking fans for their support as he battles a deadly form of cancer.
America fell in love with Ahmad Givens (aka “Real”) as he fought for love on reality TV, and now, we’re supporting him as he fights for his life. The former Real Chance of Love star recently announced that he’s been diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, and his famous friends — as well as his incredibly positive family — are rallying around him for support.
“Just talked to ‘Chance’ he told me to tell the world to pray for his bro ‘Real’ he has stage 4 colon cancer!” fellow Vh1 reality star Ray J tweeted March 19. “Pls send out a prayer for him!”
To help Real with his extensive medical bills, a special fund had been set up in his name. Real and his family are encouraging fans to donate to Chase bank account #407662563, named “Cancer Funds For Real.”
Real’s History On Reality TV
If you’re not familiar with “Real,” allow us to bring you up to speed. After competing to win the heart of Tiffany “New York” Pollard Vh1’s “I Love New York,” he was offered his own spin-off series with fellow contestant — and brother — Kamal “Chance” Givens.
Besides appearing on several reality TV shows, Ahmad also performs with Chance and their brother Micah Givens as the rap trio Stallionaires. You can listen to some of their original music below.
New York Sends Real Her Love
“I just found out,” New York tweeted March 21 when a fan asked if she was aware of Real’s condition. “I jus spoke 2him 3weeks ago. My prayers go out to him and his family.He has a relationship with God,he’s gonna b ok.”
Our thoughts are with Ahmad as he faces this incredibly difficult diagnosis.