Okay, please consider the source on this one but, if it is true, this is a truly sad day for fans of ballerina's rocking business in the front, party in the rear who tend to kick copious amounts of redneck ass.
Patrick Swayze is dying from cancer and has just five weeks to live, according to The National Enquirer. The magazine says the star of Dirty Dancing and Roadhouse was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January and that it has spread to other organs.
That's right folks, the progenitor of mullet-fu is on his way out. Raise a drink for the man.
UPDATE: To quote Jeff from Coupling, "Totally excellent RE-SULT!" Swayze shall continue to spread mullet-fu to future generations! CNN.com got the scoop and spread the joy.
"Patrick has a very limited amount of disease and he appears to be responding well to treatment thus far," Dr. George Fisher says in a statement. "All of the reports stating the time frame of his prognosis and his physical side effects are absolutely untrue. We are considerably more optimistic."