Bates had ovarian cancer in 2003 and breast cancer in 2012. Bates had been in a relationship with British actor Bernard Hill.[source?] Bates (who was Madame the House Theif on American Horror Story: Coven in 2013-2014) was replaced by someone new (as a woman?) for going on American Horror Story in 2014.
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- Only other survivors understand cancer battle
- Kathy Bates has breast cancer, undergoes double mastectomy