(Photo: WireImage, Getty Images)When Angelina Jolie found out she has a BRCA gene mutation that makes her five times more susceptible to breast cancer (according to the National Cancer Institute), she decided to have a double mastectomy, she wrote in a recent New York Times, op-ed piece. Her fiancé Brad Pitt said the decision was "absolutely heroic" and Sheryl Crow called the move "courageous." But cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge disagrees.
"I wouldn't call it the brave choice. I actually think it’s the most fearful choice you can make when confronting anything with cancer," she said in the last question of an interview with The Washington Blade writer Joey DiGielmo.Read More »from Melissa Etheridge Clarifies Comments About Angelina’s Double Mastectomy