Mackenzie McKee, 23, recently shared the devastating news that her mother, Angie Douthit, has been diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer. The family initially thought Angie was suffering from bronchitis, according to TMZ. Unfortunately, doctors found five large lesions covering Angie’s brain, masses in her lungs and several blood clots throughout her body. Mackenzie is begging fans to think of her family during this difficult time. The Teen Mom 3 star took to Instagram to share the news with a post captioned, “The most amazing woman I know. She taught me everything I know. She is the only reason i am the woman I am today. I love you Mom. I’m devastated, I’m angry, I’m shook, I can’t breath. You are everything. Please pray.”
Mackenzie recently appeared to be in high spirits, sharing a photo of her mom on Twitter captioned, “This is my mom threatening the doctors that she will call #TheGoodDoctor.” It’s heartwarming to see the family trying their best to remain strong. Angie’s diagnosis shocked her family, because she seemed perfectly healthy. Mackenzie explained that her mom works out daily, doesn’t smoke or drink.
— Mackenzie McKee (@DouthitKenzie) January 3, 2018
As of now, Angie is taking action. She will begin radiation treatments soon.