Bishop was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor (Ganglioglioma in the brainstem, specifically) on 3/10/2009. Since then, the tumor has continued to grow, and as a result, she now suffers from chronic respiratory issues. Over the past two and a half years, she has had pneumonia nearly 30 times due to the location of her tumor which affects her heart, lungs, and neurological functions.
Bishop is a big LSU football fan and enjoys fashion and music. She also loves to go shopping and to the movies.