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.

Jeff Bridges Diagnosed With Cancer

He however said the prognosis is good thus far.

Bridges channelled his iconic character The Dude from “The Big Lebowski” to share the news, writing

“As the Dude would say.. New S*** has come to light.“I 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.“I’m starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery.”

Fans and fellow actors came together to wish him a wishes of a good recovery.

English actor Sean Maguire wrote

I’m 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 “you don’t need to be in my body right now,” energy.

Actress Patricia Aquette wrote

 “Sending you and your family love and healing.”

Jeff Bridges thanked everyone for their messages of support and also reminded Americans to vote in the upcoming presidential elections.

Wrote Jeff

“I’m profoundly grateful for the love and support from my family and friends.

“Thank you for your prayers and well wishes. And, while I have you, please remember to go vote. Because we are all in this together.”

Among Jeff Bridges’ most notable works is True Grit in which starred alongside Matt Damon and Josh Brolin.

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