Selma Blair is trying to adapt to her new life after diagnosing multiple sclerosis.
The 46-year-old actress discussed her diagnosis during a new intimate interview with Vanity Fair, where she revealed that she had only one complaint to make about the potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord.
"Dressing up is a show," she said frankly, adding that it was difficult for her to find stylish clothes for people with disabilities. L & # 39; former Cruel Intentions The star explained that she had always used the clothes as a means of self-expression, but in pursuing with her MS, she realized that there had been not many choices. She would like to create an adaptive and chic clothing line for other people with disabilities.
"I would like to team up with someone like Christian Siriano for a line that's right for everyone – not just people who necessarily need tailored clothing, but also those who need comfort," he says. she said. "It can always be chic. You should not have to sacrifice style. Let's give a little better than our elastic belts. "
On Sunday, Blair made his first appearance on the red carpet at the Vanity Fair The Oscar night after revealing her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in October 2018. The actress arrived in a multicolored Ralph & Russo dress, with a personalized cane, matching her flowing look.
Selma Blair at the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscars
"You want to continue to be part of life, not to a traitor, people are letting go because they're sick to the heart," she told the magazine, adding, "A cane, I think, maybe a great fashion accessory. "
Blair looks on the bright side and hopes his story will "demystify disability" and inspire others to change the way the world views people with disabilities.
"I'm happy, and if I can help a person be more comfortable in his skin, it's more than I've ever done before," she said. .
Meanwhile, Tuesday also marked Blair's first television interview since the revelation of his diagnosis, appearing on Hello America tell his story.
"I was a little scared to talk and even my neurologist said," No. This will raise a lot of awareness because no one has the energy to speak in a crisis. & # 39; But I do it because I love a camera, "she joked." It's interesting to put it forward, to be here to say: "Here's what looks like my particular case. "