BREAKING NEWS

Mia Farrow Ends Hunger Strike

May 9 2009, Published 12:33 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Actress and avid humanitarian Mia Farrow has ended a 12-day hunger strike in support of embattled nation Darfur.

The once-Woody Allen bride has long been a proponent of the country and its population, and announced Friday on her blog that a hunger strike to raise awareness could not continue for health reasons.

"My blood sugar levels were so low," she said of her condition, which doctors felt could lead to seizures.

Article continues below advertisement

"I had hoped to go 16 days, because...there are 16 humanitarian agencies expelled from Darfur."

Eccentric billionaire Richard Branson stepped up to take over for Farrow, who will go three days with no food and will then be relieved by another activist.

(Photo: WENN)

Advertisement

© Copyright 2022 Radar Media Group LLC. OPERATED BY EMPIRE MEDIA GROUP HOLDINGS LLC. RADAR and RADARONLINE are registered trademarks. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.