Meagan Good joins forces with organization to discuss important women’s health issues in divorce
Although actor Meagan Good and her longtime husband DeVon Franklin are divorcing, Good has kept himself busy with various acting and charitable endeavors. Along with starring in an Amazon Prime series and renewing it for a second season, Good is now spreading the word about the importance of uterine health. Her main target is women of color.
Former Nickelodeon star raises awareness about uterine health
Good has partnered with FORCE, SHARE, Black Health Matters and Eisai Inc. for the Spot Her® campaign. The aim of the campaign is to help raise awareness about endometrial cancer, which is the most common form of uterine cancer in women.
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Part of the initiative is to encourage early detection through screenings. Good scared herself with uterine cancer and is committed to maintaining routine checkups, talking to a doctor about any concerns, and educating herself and others about gynecological health. In particular, she wants to get the message out to women of color.
“Gynecologic health is an important conversation to have at any age, but it’s not discussed often, especially in the black community,” she said in a press release. “I am not afraid to have open and honest conversations with my friends, family and doctor about gynecological health and I want to encourage everyone, especially the black community, to do the same so that more people can identify potential signs of endometrial cancer early. As women, it’s important that we support each other, talk about gynecological symptoms, and advocate for our health when we see our doctor.
Meagan Good opens up about her healing process since filing for divorce
The campaign comes amid Good and Franklin ending their 9-year marriage. Franklin filed the divorce papers shortly after their anniversary, citing irreconcilable differences. According to court documents, the couple had been separated for four months before filing divorce papers.
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Good has been focused on her mental and physical health throughout the past year, a year she calls “transformative.” Before turning 40 last October, she took a five-month alcohol cure. Although she did not discuss the details of her divorce, she said she was doing everything she could to make sure she healed from this heartbreak, as divorce was not something she never thought she would live.
“In my current situation, it’s a little different because I thought that would be the last time I would do this and I would do this with this person forever,” she said in an interview with xonecole. Well added: “[It’s] the most painful thing I have ever experienced in my life.
The ‘Harlem’ star made a public statement celebrating his singlehood
Although the divorce is devastating for Good, she is undeterred. In January, Good posted a series of photos on her Instagram page of her attending an LA Rams game in a jersey that got the internet talking.
On the back of her jersey are the words: “Ms. Good if you’re naughty. Her Instagram bio previously read, “Ms. Franklin if you’re naughty. She’s since changed it back to her maiden name.
The words are a twist on the lyrics from Janet Jackson’s 1986 hit single, “Nasty.” In the song, Jackson sings that he isn’t called a spade by men, saying, “No, my name isn’t baby, it’s Janet, Mrs. Jackson if you’re mean.”
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