In a shocking turn of events, model, actor, and reality TV star Poonam Pandey has come forward to quash reports of her demise, which had sent shockwaves across the internet. The news, initially conveyed by her manager via Instagram, claimed that Poonam had succumbed to cervical cancer. However, the actress took to Instagram on Saturday to share videos, apologizing to her fans for the confusion and shedding light on her bold act aimed at raising awareness about cervical cancer.
Poonam Pandey's manager had announced her death on Friday, citing cervical cancer as the cause. The news quickly gained attention, leaving fans disheartened and confused. Poonam, in a series of Instagram videos, clarified her status, affirming that she is alive and did not succumb to cervical cancer. She expressed regret for causing distress and explained that her intention was to bring attention to the critical issue of cervical cancer.
"I am alive. I didn't die of cervical cancer. Unfortunately, I can't say that about those hundreds and thousands of women who have lost their lives because of cervical cancer," Poonam said in one of her videos. She went on to stress the preventability of cervical cancer through HPV vaccination and early detection tests.
Poonam Pandey, known for her bold and controversial statements, revealed that she faked her demise to draw attention to the under-discussed topic of cervical cancer. In her words, "It's a disease that silently takes your life. And this disease needed the spotlight urgently. I'm proud of what my death news has been able to achieve."
Acknowledging the impact of her actions, Poonam urged viewers to join her in raising awareness about cervical cancer and its prevention. She emphasized the urgency of regular screenings, early detection, and the power of knowledge in conquering this silent threat.
The videos shared on Hauterrfly's platform, aim to turn the spotlight onto the importance of regular health check-ups and the significance of the HPV vaccine in preventing cervical cancer. Poonam Pandey, despite the controversial nature of her revelation, has initiated a conversation on a critical health issue, sparking discussions on social media about the need for increased awareness and preventive measures against cervical cancer.