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Planetshakers' man Michael Guglielmucci faked battle with cancer
ADELAIDE pastor, musician and songwriter Michael Guglielmucci, who rose to prominence with the Planetshakers youth movement and whose song "Healer" is featured on the latest Hillsong album, has been exposed for faking a battle with terminal cancer. In one church performance that attracted 300,000 hits on YouTube, he performed his hit song with an oxygen tube in his nose. The clip has now been pulled.
Wrote Hillsong general manager George Aghajanian in an email to his congregation, "This news has come as a great shock to everyone including, it seems, his own wife and family. Michael has confirmed that he is not suffering with a terminal illness and is seeking professional help in Adelaide with the support of his family. We are asking our church to pray for the Guglielmucci family during this difficult time."The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.