“Jane Fonda ‘Mental Breakdown’ Claim NOT True.” Gossip Cop, 15 Apr. In the time since we debunked the article, the 81-year-old actress has continued steadily working. Gossip Cop busted the Enquirer’s sister outlet, RadarOnline, for falsely claiming in 2017 that the actress was in bad shape both emotionally and physically. Meanwhile, this isn’t the first time we’ve had to debunk a bogus story about Fonda suffering from a mental breakdown. She’s also being inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame next month, and will be on hand to receive the honor. Gossip Cop can set the record straight. “Seeing her only sibling go is a blow that may be more than Jane can take,” a supposed insider tells the outlet. National Enquirer
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Jane Fonda is not having a nervous breakdown over the recent death of her brother Peter Fonda, despite a false report. “I’ll be coming to Massachusetts and New York in December for an in-person conversation about my career…” Twitter, 26 Aug. The actress’s most recent post was to promote her An Evening with Jane Fonda shows in Massachusetts and New York. “Peter Fonda dead: Jane Fonda says late brother ‘went out laughing.'” New York Post, 17 Aug. “It was tough because Peter was the only one who shared her childhood trauma,” referring to how their mom committed suicide in 1950. We’ve urged her to go into grief counseling before she slides into the abyss.” None of this is remotely accurate. 2017. Burroni, Christine. 2019. It should also be noted, when Jane released a statement about the passing of her brother, she made a point of saying that he “went out laughing.” The actress also stated, “I have had beautiful alone time with him these last days.” The actress is obviously very sad about her brother’s death, but her statement also indicates she’s grateful for the time they spent together before he passed. Gossip Cop checked in with a trusted source close to the actress, who tells us, “Jane is understandably sad about the passing of her brother but is continuing with her work.”
Our reliable insider notes that Jane will be attending the Toronto Film Festival in the coming weeks. Although the actress is understandably sad about her brother’s passing, the idea that she’s mentally unraveling isn’t true. Those events, during which the actress will discuss her long career in show business, take place in December. Jane’s so-called “pal” is further quoted as saying, “Peter was a big factor in Jane’s well-being. Peter passed away earlier this month at age 79 following a battle with lung cancer, and according to the National Enquirer, Jane’s pals believe she’s headed for a meltdown over it. Additionally, Jane has remained active on Twitter in the wake of her brother’s death. 2019.