Pamela Anderson claims that she contracted Hepatitis C after sharing a tattoo needle with her ex-husband Tommy Lee. Lee denies that he has the disease.
In 2003, Steven Tyler was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. He underwent 11 months of treatment.
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards had Hepatitis C, but he says that he cured it “just by being me.”
Naomi Judd has Hepatitis C, and her foundation has raised millions of dollars for the American Liver Foundation.
“Andy Griffith Show” star Jim Nabors received a liver transplant after contracting Hepatitis C.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ frontman Anthony Kiedis contracted Hepatitis C from his drug use.
Natalie Cole was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 2008. It is believed that her drug use is the cause of her disease.
Natasha Lyonne was diagnosed with Hepatitis C and a collapsed lung in 2005.
Daredevil Evel Knievel received a liver transplant because of his Hepatitis C.
Gregg Allman’s Hepatitis C diagnoses caused the Allman Brothers Band to cancel their 2008 appearance at the Bonnaroo music festival.
Singer Etta James suffered from Hepatitis C for many years leading up to her death, which was due to leukemia.
The doctor famous for assisted suicides, Jack Kevorkian, contracted Hepatitis C when he was working as a medic in the Vietnam War.
Linda Lovelace contracted Hepatitis C from receiving a blood transfusion after she got into a horrible car accident.
Wrestler Billy Graham thinks that he contracted Hepatitis C through blood contact with his opponents in the ring.
Basketball Diaries author Jim Carroll died in 2009 due to complications with Hepatitis C and pneumonia.
David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young fame, underwent a liver transplant to treat his Hepatitis C.
Model Anita Pallenberg has Hepatitis C, as does the father of two of her children, Keith Richards.
James Earl Ray
Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassin, James Earl Ray, died of liver disease due to complications with Hepatitis C.
Baseball great Mickey Mantle received a liver transplant to treat his Hepatitis C and liver cancer, but he died the same year he received the treatment.
Another Rolling Stones groupie, Marianne Faithfull, was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in the 90s.
Ken Watanabe contracted Hepatitis C when he underwent a blood transfusion to treat leukemia.
ZZ top bassist, Dusty Hill, was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 2000. He underwent treatment and is back to his business of rock’n roll.
Comedian Robert Schimmel contracted Hepatitis C from a blood transfusion that he was given while he was in the Air Force.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest author died of liver failure due to Hepatitis C and cancer.
Three Dog Night frontman Chuck Negron contracted Hepatitis C from his years of drug use.
Comedian Rockets Redglare died from complications due to liver failure and Hepatitis C.
Christopher Lawford was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 2000.
Hubert Selby, Jr.
Last Exit to Brooklyn author Hubert Selby Jr. contracted Hepatitis C when he was being treated for tuberculosis.
Punk rock pioneer Willy DeVille was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 2009.
Grateful Dead co-founder Phil Lesh received a liver transplant to treat his Hepatitis C.
“Yippies” co-founder Stew Albert died of liver cancer and Hepatitis C.
Music producer Chet Helms died while he was receiving treatment for Hepatitis C.