‘NCIS’ vet Pauley Perrette says she had a ‘huge stroke’

Former “NCIS” star Pauley Perrette remains to be right here and repeatedly reminded her followers of that truth when she marked a scary milestone on Twitter.

Perrette, 53, finest identified for taking part in forensic scientist Abby Sciuto within the CBS procedural, revealed in a Friday tweet that it had been a yr since she suffered a “massive stroke” and that she’s grateful to be alive and “still full of faith.”

“It’s 9/2 One year ago I had a massive stoke,” she wrote. “Before that I lost so many beloved family and friends, And daddy And then Cousin Wayne

“Yet still a survivor after this traumatic life I’ve been given so far… And still so grateful, Still so full of faith, And STILL HERE!” she added.

Perrette didn’t publicly disclose the medical emergency on the time or present additional particulars about it for the reason that tweet.

In a video accompanying her tweet, Perrette added: “Yes, I’m still here. Again. Like, how many times do I cheat death?”

The TV star, who confirmed off a rainbow-hued coiffure, additionally shared that she “almost died” from a hair-dye allergy and that she suffers from meals allergy symptoms and reminded followers that she is a home violence and rape survivor. She additionally talked about how she was allegedly assaulted by a transient man in 2015. (The case involving David Merck was dismissed in 2017 after he reached a plea negotiation, in keeping with Los Angeles Superior Courtroom data.)

“I feel good. I’ve been through a lot in the last two years, things that are harder than having a stroke. But I’m still here and I’m still grateful,” Perrette stated.

In 2018, Perrette appeared in her last episode of “NCIS,” capping a 15-year run and a reported feud with co-star and government producer Mark Harmon. She later starred within the short-lived CBS sitcom “Broke” and introduced in November 2020 that she had formally retired from appearing.