Michelle Dee reveals she underwent operation on 28th birthday
On her 28th birthday, Michelle Dee reflected on the importance of pacing herself and focusing on her true priorities, as she revealed she recently underwent a surgery due to an undisclosed condition.
“Just got out of the operating room. All is well [and] all love,” The Miss Universe Philippines candidate stated through her Twitter page on Monday, April 24.
Just got out of the operating room. All is well & all love.
— mmd (@michellemdee) April 24, 2023FEATURED STORIESENTERTAINMENT
Michelle, daughter of supermodel and Miss International 1979 Melanie Marquez and former actor Derek Dee, then showed herself lying in a hospital bed with the caption “brb” (be right back), via her Instagram Stories.
“On my 28th birthday, the Universe has shown me the importance of pacing myself and focusing on my true priorities,” Michelle wrote in a separate post. “I’ll keep moving forward with self-care, pursuing my passions, and appreciating life’s precious moments.”
“Thank you for all your well wishes and greetings!” she added.
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While she did not immediately state the reason for her surgery, Michelle shared a report from Village Pipol magazine, which says that the beauty queen was rushed to the hospital due to “hemorrhage and bleeding.”
Michelle received well-wishes, birthday greetings as well as cheers for the upcoming Miss Universe Philippines coronation from fans and fellow celebrities.
Michelle also joined last year’s Miss Universe Philippines competition wherein she finished second to Celeste Cortesi and earned the Miss Universe Philippines Tourism title. The 2023 pageant is Michelle’s last chance to win the crown. /ra
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