"I am very sad about the recent diagnosis of Brooks's cancer reoccurrence," she told People Thursday. "It really puts life in perspective and makes you realize how important health, family and friends are during this time.
As RadarOnline.com was first to report, Ayers was initially diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma a year ago; following the recent developments, the embattled reality beau told Radar Thursday he’s “determined to fight this horrible disease and am surrounded by love and support from people who truly care about me.”
“Life is funny sometimes; sometimes it is not,” Ayers told Radar. “Let me assure you that I am going to remain positive and continue to battle this disease vigorously with much tenacity along with seeking the appropriate medical care.”