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Patrick Swayze Speaks Out Against Tabloid Headline

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Patrick Swayze slammed the National Enquirer over "inaccurate" reporting about his battle with pancreatic cancer.

Reacting to an Enquirer cover showing pictures of the Dirty Dancing star looking gaunt, with the headline "The End," Swayze told People he's responding well to new treatment.

"It's amazing to me that the tabloids, such as the National Enquirer, print such negative stories about me and my health when there are so many positive things going on in my life right now," Swayze said. "I've started a new chemotherapy and, once again, I am one of the lucky ones with pancreatic cancer that is responding well to the treatment."

Among the things Swayze has going for him are ... read more

Lou Diamond Phillips to Visit Swayze's The Beast

Lou Diamond Phillips

Lou Diamond Phillips will guest on an upcoming episode of Patrick Swayze's new A&E drama The Beast, playing an associate of Swayze's character, Barker. Phillips plays Capone, a figure with a bloody past and connections to a gang. The episode, airing Feb. 26 at 10 pm/ET, revolves around the death of a Chicago police officer. read more

Patrick Swayze's Memoir Scheduled for Fall Release

Patrick Swayze and Lisa Niemi

Patrick Swayze will tell the story of his life and cancer battle in a memoir to be published this fall.

"The currently untitled book will offer an intimate account of ...
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Patrick Swayze Plans to Pen His Memoir

Patrick Swayze and wife Lisa Niemi

Patrick Swayze has won audiences over as everything from a Dirty dancer, a ghostly lover and a bank-robbing surfer. Now, fans will see him as a writer.

The actor is planning to compile his life's stories for posterity in a memoir, his rep confirmed for TVGuide.com. Swayze's wife, Lisa, will collaborate with him on the manuscript, which has yet to be picked up by a publisher.

Apart from his writing pursuits, Swayze's been busy on-screen, starring as... read more

Patrick Swayze Released from Hospital

Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze has been discharged after a weeklong hospitalization for pneumonia.

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Beast Producer: Swayze Is a "Tough Son of a Bitch"

Patrick Swayze, The Beast

Patrick Swayze's new cop drama, The Beast, made its television debut Thursday night on A&E, and according to the show's producers and co-creators, Bill Rotko and Vincent Angell, there's a good chance the cancer-stricken actor may back for a second season.

"He's doing good, and he'll be getting out of the hospital soon," Rotko told gossip site These Boots Are Made for Stalking while attending a private screening of the show in Chicago Wednesday. "He has pneumonia. It is not that serious. It was more of a precautionary move. He missed ... read more

What Are Your Favorite Patrick Swayze Moments?

Patrick Swayze

Did you have "Hungry Eyes" for Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing? Do you have a potter's wheel collecting dust in your attic from days gone by of trying to relive the clay-slathering love scene in Ghost? Do you have a finger callus from rewinding the Chippendales sketch of Patrick and Chris Farley on Saturday Night Live? Well then we need your help!

So, is your favorite moment seeing Swayze in drag to To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, or perhaps donning those freaky masks in Point Break, or even playing the creep-tastic Jim Cunningham in Donnie Darko?

Tell us your favorite Swayze moments after the jump! read more

VIDEO: Watch the First 10 Minutes of Patrick Swayze's The Beast

Patrick Swayze, The Beast

In A&E's new scripted series, The Beast, Patrick Swayze stars as bad-ass undercover FBI agent Charles Barker. But when this demon-filled Fed gets paired with a rookie, he trains and hazes the newbie with every unorthodox method imaginable. Little does Barker know that his new partner has a hidden agenda to secretly investigate him.

Watch the first 10 minutes of what looks to be an awesome new addition to the crime drama television family after the jump!

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Swayze on Pneumonia: "I Am Almost in the Clear"

Patrick Swayze

Hospitalized since Friday for pneumonia, Patrick Swayze says he's "almost in the clear."

"I am alive and ...
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Patrick Swayze Checks into Hospital with Pneumonia

Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze, who has battled pancreatic cancer for the last year, checked into a hospital with pneumonia, A&E Network officials said Friday in a surprise announcement.

The Dirty Dancing star was supposed to attend a news conference to promote his new show, The Beast, on A&E, but network president, Robert DeBitetto, announced Swayze would not be attending. 

"Patrick is very sorry for being unable to attend this morning," DeBitetto said. "He thanks everyone for all the outpouring of support that he's been receiving lately."

The announcement comes two days after the airing of a Barbara Walters interview, in which Swayze detailed his agonizing... read more

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