Los Angeles, Oct 23 IANS | 2 years ago

Actress Anne Hathaway couldn't hold back her tears at an event when she introduced a doctor, who helped her close friend battle cancer.

Hathaway attended the Victory Fund Champagne Brunch in Beverly Hills, California, with her husband Adam Shulman, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

An emotional Hathaway said on stage: "On a personal note, Dr. Karlan helped a beloved friend of mine ... excuse me.

"She helped a beloved friend of mine battle cancer recently and I couldn't be more grateful to her. Dr. Karlan, you are more than just my friend's doctor. You're a friend and ally. And I'm happy to say that together you kicked that cancer's a*s."

(Posted on 24-10-2013)