The actress, known for her roles in films like “Kroll Intentions,” “Legally Blonde” and “Hellboy,” was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2018.

LOS ANGELES — At the 74th Primetime Emmys, Selma Blair was tapped to present the final award of the night, Outstanding Drama Series.

People stood up as the actress stepped out wearing a black and gold dress and cane. Blair presented the award to “Succession,” which once again won Best Drama.

“Succession” beat out competitors “Better Call Saul,” “Euphoria,” “Ozark,” “Severance,” “Squid Game,” “Stranger Things” and “Yellowjackets.”

The actress and recently announced “Dancing with the Stars” contestant has spoken publicly about her multiple sclerosis diagnosis, which led to an intimate 2019 documentary directed by Rachel Fleet and This year’s memoir, “Man Baby,” is done by

In August 2021, Blair announced that he was in remission from multiple sclerosis as a result of a stem cell transplant. He underwent hematopoietic stem cell transplantation using stem cells derived from bone marrow, peripheral blood or umbilical cord blood.

The actress, best known for her roles in films like “Kroll Intentions,” “Legally Blonde” and “Hellboy,” was diagnosed with the disease in 2018.

Blair said she had been experiencing symptoms for years before she was officially diagnosed.

“I’ve been carrying some sort of chronic illness, either escalating or had for a long time, so it wasn’t a surprise to me,” she said at the time. “Just the name was a surprise.”

According to the Mayo Clinic, multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the protective myelin sheath that covers nerve fibers. It can cause vision loss, pain, fatigue and poor coordination. The reason for this is not known.

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