- Jeff Bridges, the beloved Hollywood actor, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma
- The star took to Twitter to announce the tragic news to his fans who responded with support and well-wishes
- Bridges also took the opportunity to thanks his supporters and urge people in the US to go out and vote in the upcoming elections
PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!
Jeff Bridges has announced that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma. The Hollywood heavyweight took to Twitter to reveal the tragic news to his fans and followers.
The actor is a fan-favourite and known for his scene-stealing roles when he's not even the lead in a film. True Grit, The Big Lebowski and Bad Times at the El Royale are among his most popular projects.
Bridges seemed in high spirits as he told tweeps he felt positive about the prognosis and that he was grateful for the support he had already received. The actor also took the opportunity to urge people to vote in the upcoming US presidential elections.
READ ALSO: Cardi B feels fans are harassing Offset, deletes her Twitter account
Lymphoma is a cancer that occurs in the body's lymphatic system. Jeff Bridges mentioned in his tweet that he was aware of the seriousness of the disease but that he had "a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good".
Briefly.co.za wishes the star all the best on his health journey.
In more lighthearted, Hollywood-related news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on Tumisho Masha performing in an upcoming American film.
Tumisho Masha is starring in a new film. The actor took to social media to post the trailer for the new horror film from Paramount Pictures, Spell. Masha captioned the teaser with "Coming soon" and some spooky emojis to keep with the theme of the film's scheduled release on Halloween.
Masha is starring opposite some heavyweights with Omari Hardwick and Loretta Devine leading the cast list. The storyline follows Omari as a father who survives a plane crash but grows increasingly suspicious of the elderly couple nursing him back to health with their ancient remedies.
The trailer showed Tumisho in his character, a sheriff, and tweeps were quick to spot the snippet and offer their thoughts.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY’s news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!