There are reports that Tay actually reached out to Angelina Jolie after finding out about her mother's diagnosis. Angie was actually the one who told Tay to speak out to everyone about her mother's issue.
"Taylor is a longtime fan of Angie's," an insider told the National Enquirer. "She admires how much awareness Angie has raised about cancer, thanks to being candid about her own health struggles."
Angelina not only had to deal with her own cancer issues, but also lost her mother to ovarian cancer a few years ago. Taylor has been inspired by her decision to go public with her double mastectomy and other preventative measures against cancer.
As for how the know each other? "Taylor got Angie's number through mutual contacts," the source added. "She told Taylor that by going public she could possibly save many lives...Angie pushed Taylor to encourage her fans to be diligent about proactive health care."
Are you surprised these two, strong ladies are supportive pals? We love seeing them work together to help others out, don't you?
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