Yolanda Foster Is a “Warrior,” Will “Beat” Lyme Disease, Husband David Foster Says

Yolanda and David Foster
Yolanda Foster's husband David Foster gave Us Weekly an update on her Lyme disease fight in L.A. on Friday, Feb. 6; "She's going to beat it," he said Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

Yolanda Foster hasn't improved, but her husband isn't giving up hope. David Foster gave an update on his wife's Lyme disease condition while attending the MusiCares event in L.A. on Friday, Feb. 6.

"Yolanda is truthfully not great. She's just waging this war," the record producer, 65, told Us Weekly and reporters at the Convention Center. "She's down right now. She keeps traveling the world looking for a cure and when she finds it she'll be able to give that to the world."

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 51, revealed her ongoing health issues in a blog post last month. Mom to model Gigi Hadid, she's lost the ability to read and write.

"I try when I'm home to be as supportive as I can," Foster told Us on Friday. "But she's just worn out. It just beats you to the ground. The strange thing about Lyme is that for some people can get it and they can have it for a couple of years and they just fight it off like a cold. And for other people it brings them to their knees."

Despite the setbacks, Foster believes his wife of three years will bounce back. "She's a warrior," he said, "so she's going to beat it."

Foster has been busy traveling for business, but will be heading home just in time to celebrate Valentine's Day. "My wife, swear to God, loves a love note more than she loves a piece of jewelry," he gushed to Us. "We alternate as to who's up to plan the [holiday]." Their date this year? A dinner reservation and a showing of Fifty Shades of Grey!

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