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'My Tongue Swelled Up!' Val Kilmer Struggles To Speak Amid Throat Cancer Rumors

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Nov. 11 2016, Updated 3:32 p.m. ET

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Val Kilmer slurred his way through a speech he gave at an appearance in Los Angeles on Nov. 10. Click through RadarOnline.com's gallery to find out how he's doing.

EXCLUSIVE: **PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE RATES APPLY* *NO USA TV** Val Kilmer talks to fans at a screening of his movie ‘Cinema Twain’ in Los Angeles, California.

Val Kilmer Throat Cancer Rumors Slurred Speech
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The actor was clearly struggling to speak as he reportedly used a tissue to dab at his mouth while introducing a film that's based on Citizen Twain, Kilmer's one-man play.

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EXCLUSIVE: **PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE RATES APPLY* *NO USA TV** Val Kilmer talks to fans at a screening of his movie ‘Cinema Twain’ in Los Angeles, California.

Val Kilmer Throat Cancer Rumors Slurred Speech
Source: Splash News

Though he recently denied Michael Douglas's claims that he was suffering from oral cancer, Kilmer, 56, confessed to the gathered audience that he was having issues because his "tongue swelled," resulting in the actor canceling a planned tour for Citizen Twain.

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EXCLUSIVE: **PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE RATES APPLY* *NO USA TV** Val Kilmer talks to fans at a screening of his movie ‘Cinema Twain’ in Los Angeles, California.

Val Kilmer Throat Cancer Rumors Slurred Speech
Source: Splash News

"I went into rehearsals down in Florida and started having trouble with my speech," explained Kilmer. "Obviously I'm still recovering. My tongue swelled up and I canceled the tour. As I'm recovering I'm showing this."

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EXCLUSIVE: **PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE RATES APPLY* *NO USA TV** Val Kilmer talks to fans at a screening of his movie ‘Cinema Twain’ in Los Angeles, California.

Val Kilmer Throat Cancer Rumors Slurred Speech
Source: Splash News

As RadarOnline.com reported, Kilmer was forced to undergo an emergency tracheotomy in his life-or-death fight last winter against a throat tumor.

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EXCLUSIVE: **PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE RATES APPLY* *NO USA TV** Val Kilmer talks to fans at a screening of his movie ‘Cinema Twain’ in Los Angeles, California.

Val Kilmer Throat Cancer Rumors Slurred Speech
Source: Splash News

However, "I have no cancer whatsoever," Kilmer recently insisted in a lengthy Facebook post. "I still have a swollen tongue and am rehabbing steadily."

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