Jim Gaffigan’s Wife Jeannie Talks About Discovering She Had a Brain Tumor

Fans of comedian Jim Gaffigan were left shocked when he posted a picture of his wife, comedy writer Jeannie Gaffigan, laying in her bed at home, surrounded by two of her children, with a tracheotomy tube installed.

The Gaffigan’s have since revealed that Jeannie underwent surgery after a tumor the size of apple was removed near her brain stem.

Now Jeannie is talking about her ordeal and how lucky she feels to be alive.

jeannie gaffigan brain tumour
Credit: Facebook / @JimGaffigan

This is so scary!



Kelli is a Canadian living in the US with a longstanding love affair with entertainment news and celebrity gossip. She has written about it for some of the most popular websites in both Canada and the US including Entertainment Tonight Canada, I'm Not Obsessed and Babble. When she's not chauffeuring her 4 kids back and forth to the rink for various hockey and figure skating activities, she can be found glued to Netflix or reading a great book.

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