Dustin Diamond Diagnosed With Cancer

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Saved by The Bell actor Dustin Diamond has been diagnosed with cancer, this was onfirmed by his representative.

Known for playing Samuel “Screech” Powers on the beloved coming-of-age sitcom, the actor’s spokesperson, Roger Paul, told Fox News Thursday that Diamond is facing a “severe” diagnosis with which he fell ill last week and was taken to hospital., though they haven’t confirmed his stage yet.

In a statement shared on Diamond’s Facebook page, a post read:  “All positivity and prayers are appreciated.” The American was also a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother in 2013.

Dustin‘s team also provided fans with two ways to send letters to the actor to wish him well during this difficult time

A Svaed By the Bell reboot is currently streaming on Peacock, but Dustin wasn’t invited back for the new series. He told TMZ last year, “It’s something we put so much time and effort into. How do you haved Saved by the Bell without Screech? Right? I mean, it seems like there’s a missed opportunity there.”


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