Wasting Away! Val Kilmer CAUGHT Looking Worse Than Ever

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Feb. 28 2017, Updated 5:46 p.m. ET

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Val Kilmer looked winded after carrying a large box to his car in Santa Monica, Calif. on Sunday, Feb. 26, just two weeks after publicly denying a battle with throat cancer.

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Val Kilmer Health Illness Cancer Rumors
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Val Kilmer may insist he's in good health, but a picture is worth a thousand words!

Val Kilmer Health Illness Cancer Rumors
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Denying claims that he is "in ill health," Kilmer recently confessed on his Facebook page, "I have some speech therapy to do still from last year's physical challenges."

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Val Kilmer Health Illness Cancer Rumors
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As Radar reported, Kilmer initially denied he'd had surgery on a throat tumor, before finally admitting he'd had an undisclosed procedure.

Val Kilmer Health Illness Cancer Rumors
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Despite donning a puffy long-sleeve shirt, it was clear that the 56-year-old has dropped some significant weight.

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Val Kilmer Health Illness Cancer Rumors
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Kilmer shocked the world in November, insisting that he was perfectly healthy in a lengthy Facebook post after friend Michael Douglas implied he was battling throat cancer.

Val Kilmer Health Illness Cancer Rumors
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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 Health Illness Cancer Rumors
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As Radar reported, Douglas shared his belief that Kilmer was suffering from cancer during a Q&A with Jonathan Ross in London. "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."

Val Kilmer Health Illness Cancer Rumors
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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 continued in his post at the time. "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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Val Kilmer Health Illness Cancer Rumors
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Is this just a big cover-up? Last winter, Kilmer was finally able to ditch a tracheostomy tube that he had been wearing. Though he's denied he had throat cancer, multiple insiders, including his mother, Gladys Leach, told to Radar that he was battling a potentially deadly throat tumor.

Val Kilmer Health Illness Cancer Rumors
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Kilmer is a Christian Scientist, and as such believes disease can be cured by prayer.

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