Jamie Lynn Buckner of the Hillbilly Gypsies announced that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Since her announcement, both the band's website and her own have been receiving good wishes and prayers for her. She will under go surgery today and will know more about her situation after further tests. I have gone back and forth a lot over the past few months trying to decide if I should go public with some news and, after much thought, I feel it is only fair to my husband, band mates, as well as all of you to be upfront and honest in regards to my situation as it will impede my ability to tour and perform with the Gypsies for an unknown duration of time among other things. I hate to do it, but Facebook is going to be the best way for me to get the news out there.
It turns out there may have been more truth to Britney Spears ' hit " Lucky " than the world initially knew. The singer has lived her entire adult life in the spotlight, for better or for worse — and unfortunately for Spears, it was usually worse. Fans had a hard time understanding how the pop princess fell from the top of the charts to the depths of her public meltdown in — until the tabloids started reporting that she suffered from mental disorders.
Watching Britney launch to stardom at the age of 17, Jamie often tagged along on tours, filming silly videos with her friends to entertain Brit when she got back to the bus. It goes without saying, the test was positive. At first, her mom, Lynne , thought or hoped Jamie Lynn was joking, but she soon found out this was far from a joke. In addition to the basic stress of a teen pregnancy, Jamie had shot a season of Zoey that was completed but had not yet aired — and it was safe to say this raised many questions about the future of the show and her career. Jamie Lynn did make a point during the special of clarifying that she was never actually pregnant on the set of the show, however.