Missy Elliott, 43, totally shocked her fans when she performed in New York City on Oct. 16 showing off a much thinner frame since she was diagnosed with Graves’ disease back in 2008. Doesn’t she look great?
The 2014 BET Awards didn’t waste any time shocking the audience on June 29. During Pharrell’s, 41, performance of “Come Get It Bae,” Missy Elliott, 42, stunned everyone when she graced the stage to rap it out to her classic “Pass That Dutch!”
The world lost promising pop singer Aaliyah when she was tragically killed in a plane crash in the Bahamas on Aug. 25, 2001, but her memory lives on in the hearts of her friends, family and fans. Drake, Missy Elliot and other celebs remembered Aaliyah in heartfelt tweets on Jan. 16.
Missy Elliot always seemed strong, sturdy and invincible — but the 39-year-old rapper’s body began to fail her a couple years back and she discovered she had Graves’ Disease, which is the most common form of hyperthyroidism. After retreating from the spotlight in order to battle the disease, Missy is feeling back in control and opened up for the first time about her dramatic life-altering experience.