“He’s dealing with a disease that’s breaking his body down every day. When I say he’s great, I’m not delusional. He definitely has a disease and it’s hard for me to watch and it’s hard for everybody to watch. But mentally and spiritually, he’s doing well. It’s hard for him to eat because Parkinson’s breaks down your motor system and it’s hard for him to eat. [But] he knows what’s going on. [Ali and his daughter recently attended the premiere of the HBO documentary.] Anytime he can watch himself, in his heyday, he loves watching that.”
“All in With Laila Ali” airs on CBS Saturdays at 11 a.m. in the Saturday morning “Dream Team” block that includes Jamie Oliver’s “15 Minute Meals” at 10:30 a.m. and Kevin Frazier’s “Game Changers” at 11:30 a.m.