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Val Kilmer Denies Michael Douglas Cancer Claims: 'He's Misinformed'

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Nov. 2 2016, Updated 12:03 p.m. ET

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Val Kilmer shocked the world on Tuesday, November 1, insisting that he is in good health in a lengthy Facebook post after friend, Michael Douglas, implied he was battling throat cancer. But photos of his suspicious scars and scarf cover-ups in the last several months may suggest otherwise.

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Val Kilmer Denies Michael Douglas Cancer Claims
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"I love Michael Douglas but he is misinformed," Kilmer wrote. "The last time I spoke to him was almost two years ago, when I asked him for a referral for a specialist to get a diagnosis for a lump in my throat, which prevented me from continuing a tour of my play CITIZEN TWAIN. I ended up using a team at UCLA and have no cancer whatsoever. I still have a swollen tongue and am rehabbing steadily."

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Val Kilmer Denies Michael Douglas Cancer Claims
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As Radar reported, Michael Douglas shared his belief that Kilmer was suffering from cancer during a Q&A with Jonathan Ross in London on Sunday.

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Val Kilmer Denies Michael Douglas Cancer Claims
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"Val was a wonderful guy who is dealing with exactly what I had tongue cancer," he revealed. "My prayers are with him. That's why you haven't heard too much from Val lately."

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According to Douglas, things didn't "look too good" for his The Ghost in the Darkness costar.

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"Some fans have mistakenly thought my silence about my personal issues meant that somehow I wasn't being responsible to my health, because of my reliance on prayer and Love," Kilmer, a practicing Christian Scientist, continued in his post. "Nothing could be further from the truth. Altho I am very grateful for all the support from around the world, when people found out I had a physical challenge."

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But he made it clear to Douglas that there were no hard feelings: "Whatever led Michael Douglas to speculate about my health, he's a loving and devoted friend to a privileged group of talent people around the world, and I'm sure he meant no harm."

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Last winter, Kilmer was finally able to ditch a tracheostomy tube that he had been wearing.

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But the Top Gun actor's frail appearance sparked concerns that he was still secretly struggling with his health.Though he's denied he had throat cancer, multiple insiders, including his mother, Gladys Leach, confirmed to Radar that he was battling a potentially deadly throat tumor.

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Val Kilmer Denies Michael Douglas Cancer Claims
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Meanwhile, his constant scarf wearing seemed to be more than a fashion statement.

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Do you think Val is telling the truth or covering up a cancer secret? Let us know in the comments below!

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