Anna Paquin Reveals Ongoing Health Issue: ‘It Hasn’t Been Easy’

The actress used a cane at a red carpet appearance Wednesday night

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer at A Bit of Life premiere
Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer (Credit: Getty Images)

Anna Paquin revealed while using cane to walk during a New York red carpet appearance on Wednesday that she has been battling an unspecified health issue for the last two years.

The “True Blood” actress also said she’s experienced speech problems. However, according to People magazine, she hopes to make a full recovery.

“It hasn’t been easy,” Paquin told People.

Paquin disclosed her condition during an appearance at the red carpet for “A Bit of Light,” the drama she stars in from director and actor Stephen Moyer, her husband. The specific nature of her health issue has not been made public.

“A Bit of Light” is based on the stage play by Rebecca Callard, who also wrote the script. Paquin portrays an alcoholic mother who picks up the pieces of her life after losing custody of her children.

Ray Winstone, Pippa Bennett-Warner and Youssef Kerkour also star.


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