After being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Tessa James’ dream of having a successful acting career in Hollywood was put on hold.
But now the 24-year-old has revealed she is returning to tinsel town to pursue a film career.
Tessa, who is married to Gold Coast Titans player Nate Myles, underwent six months of intense chemotherapy treatments after she was diagnosed and is now in the clear.
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She revealed to Kyle and Jacki O that she’s back in LA and is ‘auditioning for everything’.
Tessa said: ‘My ultimate goal is to do film and I want to get back into theatre’.
She also told the radio hosts she is taking it day by day as she still doesn’t feel 100%.
‘If I’m honest, I don’t feel one hundred per cent,’ she said.
‘It takes a really long time to get your body back to its normal state. It takes about a year so I’m just working through that.
‘It’s a daily challenge but I’m healthy and I’m getting there.’