Does Brooks Ayers Have Cancer? Amber Marchese Weighs In on the Controversy

Does Brooks Ayers Have Cancer? Amber Marchese Weighs In on the Controversy

The #RHONJ mom and cancer survior has some strong opinions on the #RHOC drama.

By Jocelyn Vena

Amber Marchese has always been open about her own battle with cancer. And as Brooks Ayers continues to be scrutinized by the women on Real Housewives of Orange County over his own cancer diagnosis, the Real Housewives of New Jersey mom is sharing her opinion of the ongoing drama around his health. "I don’t know enough about Brooks’s case if there is one,” she told Real Mr. Housewife. “But I think when it comes to an illness, it’s very risky and dangerous to accuse someone that they’re lying and we should give him personal space either way and let him deal with any illness that he may have.” 

Over the course of Season 10, several of the women — especially Meghan King Edmonds — have questioned whether Vicki Gunvalson's now ex-boyfriend truly does have cancer. Either way, Amber thinks everyone needs to put the situation into perspective. “I know what it feels like first hand to be told that I’m using it as a card,” she said. “It does not feel good because it’s a very real circumstance. If it’s not real and he is using this as a way of getting attention or being in the papers, then shame on him and he needs to get other type of help, like mental health help. If it is true, I think people need to back off and pray that they never are sitting in that position and having cancer and dealing with something as detrimental as cancer.”

This week Brooks — with Vicki by his side — did try and prove his diagnosis by showing some of his medical records to Tamra Judge (clip below). "Having read through the report that everyone else has seen, he’s got a tough road ahead, but I believe with the right treatment and faith he will be just fine," Amber added. "I will pray for his healing.”

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