Tragedy strikes the family! Renee Baio, the wife of actor Scott Baio, is battling microvascular brain disease. The 45-year-old former stunt-woman took to Twitter on Saturday, March 10, to reveal her health battle.
When a Twitter user asked Renee about her health, Reene explained that she has two meningioma brain tumors in addition to a microvascular brain disease.
Check out the tweet.
Besides having 2 meningioma brain tumors, in Oct 2017 I also learned I have Microvascular Brain Disease. @Jerseyshore06
— Renee Baio (@MrsScottBaio) March 10, 2018
Her 55-year-old husband, whom she married in 2007, retweeted her post confirming the story and expressing his love for his wife.
Unfortunately, this is true. Renee is forever my rock, my life & my soulmate! Toughest person I know.
Check it out.
— Scott Baio (@ScottBaio) March 10, 2018
Microvascular Brain Disease is a term that describes the changes to the small blood vessels in the brain, according to healthline.com.
It was the year 2014 when, Renee was diagnosed with the meningioma brain tumors in 2014. Her illness later found to be more devastating when the couple had to break the news to their only child, 10-year-old daughter Bailey Deluca Baio.
In 2015, Reene told Entertainment Tonight,
Before we told our daughter, [Scott] had put his head on my shoulder in the kitchen and he wept, and our daughter witnessed this, and she said, ‘Mommy, why are you making Daddy cry?
The story doesn't end here. The former actress also has gone through the early stages of breast cancer before she underwent three successful lumpectomies.