This story has been brewing for a very long time and determining the fact from the fiction is proving nearly impossible.
I have talked to many people about this including Raven Alexis herself. My first instinct was that it was a story, my next one was that it probably is a story but maybe shouldn’t be, I have now decided to let you decide.
Long before the cancer story came out it was apparent to many people close to her, including people in the company she was contracted to that she had an eating disorder, a severe one. One source told me that her weight had gotten to high and that her company suggested an exercise program. Sources close to Raven said she was devastated when DP let her go and this was what jump started her eating disorder. (Raven says she asked to be let out, sources close to the situation tell me that was not the case.)
I’m intentionally leaving out things that have come from her ex boyfriend, who obviously has an axe to grind but twitter posts from him do not put Raven in a favorable light.
Apparently Raven found out she had cancer around June of 2011. According to her it was Stage 4 metastatic cancer meaning that it has spread from it’s primary location to one or more. Some people understood her to say that it was liver cancer that spread to her brain, others that it was brain cancer that spread to her liver and others that it was brain, liver, lungs, lymph nodes and kidneys she has told many different versions of this apparently.
It’s also equally unclear about her treatment, one account has her with no insurance and getting treatment in mexico, another has her in Cedars Sinai.
She has claimed to be getting “palliative care”. Medications and treatments are said to have a palliative effect if they relieve symptoms without having a curative effect on the underlying disease or cause. Then she claims to be getting Chemo and radiation therapies as “palliative care”, while the two aren’t mutually exclusive, radiation and chemo therapies are NOT palliative.
She says that she now has a “baseball sized tumor” on her frontal lobe, and that is causing seizures. Her detractors claim that those seizures are a condition brought on by her eating disorder.
One of the biggest controversies stems from a photo she posted on facebook, her head obviously shaved (see the stubble) but she certainly has eyebrows and eyelashes
After being called out on this six days later she posts this one with eyebrows gone, though the lashes still appear to be there ( they could be false though)
Others are noting that more recent photos of her have her hair growing back way too thick for someone who had enough thinning to warrant shaving her head.
When I spoke to Raven she posed the question “Why would I do this?” She notes that she hasn’t accepted any help or money from anyone and points out that she has suggested that people donate to St. Judes hospital for children instead. She claims there is no reason for her to fake this.
I want to believe her, she is a nice, articulate and seemingly sweet girl and I have feelings about her, I don’t want to hurt her or cause her more pain than she is already in, because to me it is obvious that she is sick, either way, and she needs support and help.
I pointed out to her that this could all be put to bed easily, all she needs to do is send me just one piece of supporting documentation from any doctor indicating that she is being treated for cancer. I even indicated that it would be for my eyes only. She refused. Now I completely support her right to refuse but it leaves the question why would she refuse hanging in the air.
When I spoke with a therapist who specializes in eating disorders her comments were vague and couldn’t be “applied unilaterally”, but she did say that as with any compulsive behavior people with eating disorders will do anything to hide and or deny that they have a problem.
Another question that is looming questions how, in late stage cancer, she would be going to New York City for a week (Mar 6-11) on a tour where she will be escorting for Pamela Peaks and some outfit called lourdes enterprises.
The link to her eros ad is http://www.eros-ny.com/files/259351.htm
My friend Kenny who is an enforcer for a top three Motorcycle Club went through Chemo for lymphatic cancer and he is a big, bad ass and he said that the chemo laid him out for two months, there was no way on earth he could have traveled, much less had sex.
Raven claims that she is doing what she has to to support and feed her kids. My contact at medicaid says no way… That in her situation her condition would not only be covered by medicaid but that Social Security Disability would kick in as well. That stage 4 cancer is pretty much “an automatic” for getting disability.
Which brings us to another contradiction. Raven claims that this condition has put her in bankruptcy and that she has a bankruptcy attorney and is in the process. Bankruptcy is a public record and as of now there is no record of it that I can find, It may well be too early though…BUT she also claims to have an attorney representing her in a defamation/slander/libel case…presumably against some person/persons on a porn talk forum about this very issue. now what attorney would take on a bankrupt cancer patient on this type of legal action? Attorneys don’t do these action on contingency unless its a slam dunk, and hers isn’t by any stretch. And don’t think she could pay him with sex because no attorney with a brain would risk disbarment for that.
We talked quite a while and one thing I noticed is that while saying she felt that this was all coming from “one person” presumably the ex boyfriend, she wouldn’t say anything bad about him.
My gut feeling is that the whole truth is not being told. But in another thought it can be said that the truth isn’t really of any concern. Raven isn’t taking money or anything from anyone, she is no longer in the biz so why does it even matter. The only connection would be if she developed it as a result of the business.
This story obviously isn’t going to go away anytime soon, so I expect eventually more will come out.
The thing that gets me is that I do feel for her and whatever is ailing her it’s serious and she needs help and support. I hope she gets it.
I welcome any response from Raven Alexis regarding this as well as respect her right to remain silent about it.