Hollywood megastar Tom Hanks knew he would develop type 2 diabetes if he didn’t clean up his act. But rather than heed the doctors warning, Hanks continued on with his unhealthy habits and is now paying the price.
It’s a decision the Oscar winner would come to regret.
Three years after being diagnosed, Hanks is blaming himself and an all too familiar unhealthy lifestyle for the ailment.
“I’m part of the lazy American generation that has blindly kept dancing through the party and now finds ourselves with a malady,” he told the Radio Times. “I was heavy. You’ve seen me in movies. You know what I looked like. I was a total idiot.”
Doctors have now told Hanks there is a path to reversing the diagnosis, but he’s not confident he’ll be able to do what they are asking. Instead, the actor appears resigned to continue living with the disease…
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