By Quentin Piton Journalist Series – Cinema Journalist specializing in series, cinema, but also anime and manga. Spends his time dreaming of Emma Watson, considers Olivier Giroud the GOAT and refuses to speak with those who are against the absolute truth which is: How I Met Your Mother is a better series than Friends. The release date is known, it is December 21, 2022 that Netflix will release season 3 of Emily in Paris. New episodes once again worn by Ashley Park (Mindy Chen), who took advantage of a recent interview to confide in the cancer she defeated as a teenager. According to the actress, she lives today thanks to the lessons learned at that time.
After a remarkable role in 2019 in the series The Chronicles of San Francisco (Tales of the City in VO), it is in 2020 that Ashley Park really became known to the general public thanks to her character of Mindy Chen in Emily in Paris, the famous Netflix series. And while the actress will soon be back on our screens with season 3, she took advantage of an interview with Shape to come back to the biggest ordeal of her life.
< h2>Ashley Park didn't want to be defined by her cancer
When she was only fifteen years old, Ashley Park was indeed diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, which forced her to be hospitalized for almost eight months and to long chemotherapy sessions. A complicated stage even when she was still in high school, but which she faced with force and which no longer haunts her today.
“A Once the cancer physically left my body, I made it my mission not to let it influence my life, she told the magazine. I didn't want it to define me .” The actress confessed, the benevolence that surrounded her during this period could have become oppressive and she did not want to go through it again for the rest of her life: “People were so worried about me and I quickly became the person who kept repeating, 'I'm fine. Do not worry. I'm going to see my plans through to the end'.”
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A body pampered for 15 years
However, Ashley Park has assured it, she does not live today pretending that this ordeal never existed. On the contrary, not a day goes by that she does not put into practice the lessons learned through this disease. “You realize how much your body is your vessel, it's your instrument [especially as an actress]. So you have to treat it with care and really take care of it,” he said. she explained.
On the program? In addition to a healthy diet, mainly based on vegetables, she tries to do yoga, running, Pilates or even taking dance lessons. The important thing for her is to always “advance a little more each day“. “It can be difficult sometimes with my schedule, admitted Ashley Park, so I learned to always stay motivated. I just have to adapt my choice of physical activity according to the moment.“
An organization that has proven itself over time and which today allows it to be fulfilled and more than ever optimistic for the future.