T-Boz: “Doctors Said I Wouldn’t Live Past My 30’s & Never Have Kids”

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After over 30 years in the music business, Tionne Watkins, better known as T-Boz of the legendary, multi-platinum girl group TLC, along with the remaining member, Ronzonda “Chilli” Thomas, finished up their fifth and final studio album, but are still touring to sold-out shows around the world.

As she is nearing the age of 50, we reflect on T-Boz health condition and there was a possibility she wouldn’t even be here to tell the story.

In early 2010, T-boz she revealed she had secretly suffered from complications related to a brain tumor in addition to battling sickle cell anemia.

The 48-year-old star mother of one, revealed that she has been waging a secret battle against a brain tumor that was diagnosed in 2006, saying that she underwent a seven-hour surgical procedure that same year, during which doctors peeled the tumor from her brain stem by making a cut behind her ear. She says she was determined to not make her struggle known to the public.

“I didn’t want pity. I was there to