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Crisis: 'Willy Wonka' Star Denise Nickerson Undergoing Emergency Surgery After Stroke

Willy Wonka Denise Nickerson Emergency Surgery
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Jul. 13 2018, Updated 12:19 a.m. ET

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Denise Nickerson is currently experiencing a medical crisis just weeks after suffering a massive stroke, can exclusively report.

The Willy Wonka actress' daughter-in-law Jasmine told Radar she ripped her feeding tube out of her stomach while in a "twilight" state.

"She became highly agitated and just ripped out her tube," a distraught Jasmine said. "They just wheeled her back for emergency surgery."

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Now, the 61-year-old is fighting for her life.

As Radar previously reported, Denise is in a dire situation after her stroke last month.

“She can’t walk. She can’t talk,” her son Josh told Radar.

Her family fears she will never leave the hospital.

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