Linda Nolan got tattoo artist to give her Angela Rippon's eyebrows amid cancer battle

The singer said Rippon has the eyebrows of her dreams

Linda Nolan is battling cancer. (WireImage)
Linda Nolan is battling cancer. (WireImage)

Linda Nolan has revealed she got a tattoo artist to give her Strictly star Angela Rippon's eyebrows when she lost her hair amid her cancer battle.

The star was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in 2017 after first having the disease in 2005, and earlier this year told fans that it had spread to her brain.

Opening up in the Mirror, she said that she copied Rippon's eyebrows back in 2014 after seeing her reading the news and being impressed by her look.

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"I have Angela Rippon’s eyebrows," she wrote.

"Naturally I wish I had her legs, too, but that’s another matter."

Angela Rippon is currently on Strictly. (BBC)
Angela Rippon is currently on Strictly. (BBC)

Nolan said Rippon's were the "eyebrows of my dreams", explaining: "Eyebrows are a frontline defence in the fight against Mr Potato Head when you lose your hair, and so I got mine tattooed for the first time in 2014, and yes, asked for Angela’s."

The star - who rose to fame as part of the singing group The Nolan Sisters alongside her siblings Bernie, Anne, Denise, Maureen and Coleen - has been open with fans about her fight with cancer, which has struck her family several times.

Loose Women star Coleen shared this summer that she had been diagnosed with carcinoma on her shoulder and pre-melanoma on her face.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Coleen Nolan attends the Pride of Manchester Awards 2019 at Waterhouse Way on May 08, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Carla Speight/Getty Images)
Coleen Nolan is best known for Loose Women. (Getty Images)

The stars also lost their 52-year-old sibling Bernie to cancer in 2013 and their sister Anne, 72, has fought the disease twice.

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However, there was reason to celebrate last year when it was reported that she was in remission.

Watch: Linda Nolan says cancer has spread to her brain