Veteran actor, Jeff Bridges has announced that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer which affects the lymphatic system.
Jeff Bridges 70,took to Twitter to deliver the bad news and said he is starting the cancer treatment.
He however said the prognosis is good thus far.
Bridges channelled his iconic character The Dude from âThe Big Lebowskiâ to share the news, writing
âAs the Dude would say.. New S*** has come to light.âI have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good.âIâm starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery.â
Fans and fellow actors came together to wish him a wishes of a good recovery.
English actor Sean Maguire wrote
Iâm sure one of the only things we could ALL agree on as a planet is that we ALL wish you well Jeff Bridges. sending you positive vibes man.
Another Actor Donal Logue wrote
Jeff Bridges is such a treasure- God look over him- good thoughts, vibes, prayers, & love will carry him as he addresses his lymphoma- not with anger- but with âyou donât need to be in my body right now,â energy.
Actress Patricia Aquette wrote
Â âSending you and your family love and healing.â
Jeff Bridges thanked everyone for their messages of support and also reminded Americans to vote in the upcoming presidential elections.
âIâm profoundly grateful for the love and support from my family and friends.
âThank you for your prayers and well wishes. And, while I have you, please remember to go vote. Because we are all in this together.â
Among Jeff Bridgesâ most notable works isÂ True GritÂ in which starred alongside Matt Damon and Josh Brolin.
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