For whatever reason, we look to celebrities as examples and role models. We watch their every move and the gossip blogs keep us up to date on every choice they make. One such private decision some celebrities have publicly undertaken, is whether or not to get a hysterectomy, and the celebrities on this list have all undergone the procedure.
A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, and sometimes also involves the removal of the cervix, ovaries, and fallopian tubes, when necessary. It is done as a cancer treatment or preventative action, or for birth control. It's also an extremely common procedure, with over 600,000 performed in 2003 in the United States alone. These celebrities each had their own reason for having a hysterectomy, whether for birth control, or other medical reasons.Which celebrities have had a hysterectomy? People as famous as Angelina Jolie and Cher have had hysterectomies for a variety of reasons. Read through the list below to find out which other celebrities have had a partial or full hysterectomy.