Dustin Diamond Hospitalized, Facing Likely Cancer Diagnosis


Dustin Diamond, the controversial actor finest recognized for having performed Screech on the unique model of Saved by the Bell, is within the hospital.

In response to a number of sources, he could also be affected by most cancers.

To be clear, nevertheless, we can not affirm such a analysis right now.

In response to respected retailers reminiscent of E! Information and TMZ, Diamond is presently beneath medical doctors’ supervision.

The 44-year-old Saved by the Bell alum’s crew confirmed this improvement to E!, telling the community that Diamond checked right into a Florida hospital this previous weekend after feeling ache.

“Most cancers is probably going the prognosis,” the crew additional confirmed.

It made a degree so as to add, although, that “medical doctors are nonetheless operating assessments to determine what’s improper.”

Dustin Diamond

TMZ insiders say that medical professionals can be conducting a biopsy to get solutions as to what’s really happening.

They count on to have a analysis a while this week.

Sources additionally report that Dustin’s household has a historical past of most cancers — his mom died of breast most cancers — however it’s unclear what kind of most cancers they think within the star’s case.

Diamond debuted as Samuel “Screech” Powers in 1988’s “Good Morning, Miss Bliss,” a program about classmates on the fictional Bayside Excessive College.

He continued the function via every iteration of the Saved by the Bell sequence, together with Saved by the Bell: The New Class, during which he appeared as Bayside’s principal.

Peacock just lately launched a well-reviewed revival of the present, however it does NOT embrace Diamond of his character.

The actor had a falling out along with his solid members a few years in the past and has since been arrested on quite a few events.

Screech’s absence was defined on the brand new Saved by the Bell in the course of the eighth episode when A.C. Slater (Mario Lopez) quipped:

“Screech is so fortunate he and Kevin get to reside on the Worldwide House Station, so he does not need to cope with all this.”

That is all of the sequence has mentioned concerning the character.

Requested about his absence from the brand new present by TMZ final yr, Diamond mentioned:

“It is one thing we put a lot effort and time into. How do you’ve gotten Saved by the Bell with out Screech? Proper? I imply, it looks like there is a missed alternative there.”

In 2019, Mark-Paul Gosselaar informed Andy Cohen he final spoke to Diamond in 1994… very like Elizabeth Berkley later mentioned to the identical Bravo host and producer.

“I have not talked to him in a very long time,” she informed Cohen in November of 2020.

“Truthfully, I believe since we completed the present is the final time I really spoke to him, however not due to something dangerous.

“I imply, he was all the time good to me and he is had his journey, however actually, I’ve saved extra in contact with Mark-Paul, Tiffani [Thiessen], Mario after which, occasionally, Lark [Voorhies].”


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