Val Kilmer Cancels Tour Due to Swollen Tongue, Slurred Speech

Val Kilmer is struggling to speak with a severely swollen tongue — and while he still denies he has cancer — whatever his ailment is … it’s forcing him to put his work on hold.

Kilmer shocked an audience in L.A. Thursday night that showed up for a screening of “Citizen Twain.” The actor was drooling as he explained his tongue had recently swollen up and he was still recovering.

He did not say what caused the swelling, but a couple weeks ago his former co-star Michael Douglas claimed Val was battling oral cancer. Watch the video and continue reading at TMZ…