Celebrities took to twitter to praise Angelina Jolie for sharing news of her preventive double mastectomy in Tuesday's New York Times.
Jolie, 37, revealed she had both breasts surgically removed after discovering she had an 87 percent chance of getting breast cancer.
Now, celebrities are celebrating Jolie for opening up about her health struggle.
Sheryl Crow: I commend Angelina Jolie for her courage and thoughtfulness in sharing her story today regarding her mastectomy. So brave!
Elizabeth Banks: Much respect & for sharing in classy way: Angelina Jolie on why she had a double mastectomy & how it can save lives.
Eliza Dushku: I really love this woman, so cool & focused on important things in life.
Nina Dobrev: This absolutely blew my mind. Angelina Jolie speaking out about a difficult decision that will inform + empower others.
Giuliana Rancic: Angelina Jolie reveals double mastectomy. Proud of her for using her incredible platform to educate women.
Kristin Bell: An admirable op ed by Angelina Jolie.
Rosie O'Donnell: Bravo Angelina for sharing ur truth !
Soleil Moon Frye: My Medical Choice by Angelina Jolie. Read this, re-tweet it, share it with friends & family. Awareness can save lives.
Mia Farrow: Oped by Angelina Joli- smart & strong: My Medical Choice.
Questlove Jenkins: Wow. Brave & Considerate move on Angelina Jolie's behalf.
Marlee Matlin: "Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of" - Angelina Jolie.
Nia Vardalos: A moment of quiet respect for Angelina Jolie's candor and all women's bravery in facing this choice.
David Krumholtz: Now, Angelina Jolie truly is the most beautiful woman in the world.
Jackie Collins: Anjelina Jolie…an incredible woman. Smart & brave.
Bethenny Frankel: Angelina Jolie wrote about testing positive for the cancer gene and getting a double mastectomy. What would you do?
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