Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with lymphoma. The 70-year-old actor shared the news on social media on Monday.
“As Dude would say .. New s ** t has come to light,” he wrote on Instagram and Twitter, referencing his role The Big Lebowski. “I have been diagnosed with lymphoma. Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have an excellent team of doctors and good prognosis. I am starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery. “
“I am very grateful for the love and support from my family and friends,” he continued. “Thank you for your prayers and wishes. And, when I have you, please remember to vote. Because we are all in this together. Vote.org. Love, Jeff. “
Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. Bridges did not reveal what type of lymphoma he has.
The news was greeted by many celebrities, including Patricia Arquette, who responded to the actor’s tweet, “Love and healing from you and your family.”
Her sister, Rosanna Arquette, later sent love for the bridge. “Love you and the whole family dear Jeff,” she wrote. “You’ll get through it and you’ll be fine.” May god bless you.”
Comedian Kathy Griffin also wished Bridges, writing, “Jeff, wishing you the best, sending hope that you will find everything you need and anything you want.”
desperate Housewives The star, Dana Delaney, assured Bridges, “You’ve got it”, while actor Sean Maguire said that the “whole planet” of the bridge supports him.
“I’m sure the only thing we can all agree on as a planet is that we all wish you the best of Jeff Bridges. You’re sending positive vibes man,” Maguire wrote.
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