Eddie Money to address cancer diagnosis in Sept. 12 return of 'Real Money' on AXS TV
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Rock legend Eddie Money will address his cancer diagnosis in a special episode of “Real Money,” airing Thursday, Sept. 12 at 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT on AXS TV.

The heartfelt and often humorous reality series is in its second season. It follows Money, his wife Laurie, and their five kids — Zach, Joe, Jesse, Dez, and Julian through multiple aspects of their chaotic daily routine. Through all their antics one fact remains abundantly clear: music and love draw the Money family together.

According to a press release, Money was diagnosed with esophageal cancer last fall. Money opens up about receiving the news in a preview clip for the upcoming episode.

“I was just going in to get a check-up and he told me I got cancer,” Money said, adding, “When I found out that I had cancer, and it was stage IV and it was in my liver, and my lymph nodes, and a little bit in my stomach, it hit me really, really hard.”

The last six episodes of season two will focus on Money’s illness and its effects on his family. He shared that he wanted to be “honest” and not hide his diagnosis.

“I don’t want to keep the fact that I have cancer from everybody. It’s not honest. I wanna be honest with everybody. I want the people to know that cancer’s come a long way and not everybody dies from cancer like they did in the ‘50s and ‘60s,” he said.

He also said that the situation is “in God’s hands” and “I’ll take every day I can get.”

Money’s prolific career spans over four decades, during which he released a string of albums that produced Top 40 hits like “Shakin’,” “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Baby Hold On,” “Take Me Home Tonight,” and more. He and his daughter Jesse have also appeared as commentators on AXS TV's original countdown series "The Top Ten Revealed," which features a rotating panel of music superstars and experts like Lita Ford, Rikki Rockett (Poison), Jeff Pilson (Foreigner), and many more.

Watch the preview clip above and tune into “Real Money” as it returns on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 9:30 p.m. ET, only on AXS TV.