An aspiring actress has been called ‘the unluckiest woman in the world’ after she was attacked by a homeless man, broke her jaw, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, and was hit by a car on her way to radiation treatment. .
In a now viral TikTok video, 30-year-old Ali McLaren describes the “unfortunate series of events” that left her with a traumatic brain injury and two broken legs.
McLaren, a native of Australia and a Los Angeles resident, says, “I’m a friend who lives by saying, ‘I can’t catch a break lifestyle.’
In the video, she explains that her life began to take a turn for the worse in October 2021 when she was attacked by a homeless man in the City of Angels.
McLaren was social at the time with many friends out and about having fun. However, the TikTok star was hit in the head by a homeless man when she returned from Starbucks on the last day of her job, which she described as a “toxic job.”
In a recent TikTok, 30-year-old Ali McLaren described the “unfortunate series of events” that left her with a traumatic brain injury, cancer and two broken legs.
“He was walking across the street and I saw him out of the corner of my eye,” she told Media Drum. It all happened in about 2 seconds.
She was seen by a doctor at an emergency care facility in West Hollywood.
However, she started having pain in her jaw a month later and the dentist confirmed her jaw had been fractured from the stroke.
McLaren said in a video posted in June that the dentist had initially said it would heal on its own. I couldn’t eat anymore,” he said.
At that point, I asked another dentist for another opinion, another x-ray was taken, and it turned out that the fracture was even worse than before.
After unsuccessful attempts to put her jaw back in place, new york post She reportedly had to wait another two months before undergoing oral surgery to repair the fracture.
McLaren explained on the now viral TikTok:
During that bout with pneumonia, she fell and hit her head, causing a traumatic brain injury and spurring a back-to-back seizure, the Post reports.
In October 2021, her life began to take a turn for the worse when a homeless man assaulted her in the City of Angels.
A homeless man hit her on the head and broke her jaw. She had to undergo oral surgery to correct her jaw. She then got pneumonia and fell off her head, leaving a traumatic brain injury.
McLaren had to undergo several surgeries due to a traumatic brain injury and subsequent brain tumor
She was treated for seizures, but soon began experiencing seizures, vomiting, mood changes, and feeling unexplained anger and confusion.
Eventually, doctors discovered a noncancerous giant cell tumor growing in her brain.
From there, her TikTok shows her in and out of the hospital. A January video found her spending $43,000 a month on her medical bills and her rent.
And last month, while going for radiation treatment at a local hospital, I was run over by a driver who didn’t brake at a stop sign.
The accident broke both her legs.
McLaren is pictured at one of the many hospitals he’s been admitted to in the past few years after being diagnosed with a brain tumor
Last month, while going to one of the hospitals to undergo radiation treatment, she was hit by a driver who was running through a stop sign.
McLaren explains on TikTok how difficult her physical and emotional treatment has been
Online, some TikTok users praised the homeless man for taking the blow that ultimately led to the discovery of his tumor.
One commentator wrote: The comment has earned him over 43,000 likes.
But McLaren says they disagree.
“It’s a great story for a homeless man, but the only thing he did was bring me a lot of stress and medical bills,” she explained, adding, “He helped me , because the timing of everything went wrong.It wasn’t there when I was first hit, so find a tumor.
In fact, she even suggested that the homeless man may have caused all her problems in the last few years.
“The cause of this type of tumor is unknown, but the possible explanation I was given is that it could be the result of a head injury, which means he may have caused it. There is even sexuality.
Nevertheless, McLaren manages to stay positive, even joking on a recent TikTok
She believes that all these trials have made her stronger, and claims that all events have a reason.
To make matters worse, her medical struggles are compounded by new mental and emotional health issues.
“I had a really hard time being honest,” she said. “I’ve had both depression and anxiety.
“I don’t trust anyone and it’s really uncomfortable walking near people on the street,” McLaren revealed, adding, “I was demoted… I had to work from home, so I quit after that.” It was a financial burden.
And she said, “I don’t have as many friends as I used to.
“I stopped replying to messages and stopped showing up at places,” she explained.
“I used to be very outgoing, but now it’s hard for me to leave the house.”
McLaren has said that at times she gets angry at random and shuns many of her friends.
She now has only “tolerant” friends and family who are not easily offended by her actions.
McLaren is an aspiring actress from Australia who lives in Los Angeles
But McLaren has stayed positive, recently joking on TikTok that nothing bad has happened since he was hit by a car last month.
“Knowing that I can’t stay like this forever, and knowing that one day I’ll wake up and not feel any more pain, I think keeps me strong,” she said. .
“I believe there is a reason for everything that happens. I hope to someday write a book about it and use my platform to continue talking about our chaotic lives.
McLaren added that she believes all these trials have made her stronger.
“We don’t choose our life or what happens to us, we choose how we take what happens to us and make it beautiful.”