Jeff Bridges updates fans on his cancer battle: ‘Making me appreciate my mortality’


Actor Jeff Bridges is keeping his fans in the loop as he undergoes treatment for lymphoma.

The Big Lebowski actor, 70, accompanied his recent update with a photo of him posing in a hospital gown on Twitter.

“I want to thank you all for reaching out during this time, it feels good getting all the well wishes and love!” Bridges wrote on October 29.

Jeff Bridges is undergoing treatment for lymphoma. (Twitter)

He redirected his followers to his website where he’s been writing lengthy updates on his condition.

“This cancer thing is bringing on feelings of preciousness, and gratitude, and good old fashion love, and lots of it, big time,” Bridges wrote. “I’m feeling so much of it comin’ my way, and man, I appreciate it. It’s contagious, all this love, like some kind of positive virus.”

“I want to acknowledge and thank you guys for reaching out during this time,” the actor said. “It feels good, getting all the well wishes and love.”

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Jeff Bridges attends The Only Living Boy In New York Premiere at Museum of Modern Art on August 7, 2017 in New York City.
Jeff Bridges at The Only Living Boy In New York Premiere at Museum of Modern Art on August 7, 2017 in New York City. (Getty)

The Oscar-winner continued to say “this cancer is making me appreciate my mortality, appreciate impermanence.”

“I’m realising if I have s— to share, now’s the time,” he wrote.

Bridges finalised his update saying, “I’m lookin’ to be in a partnership with you guys in creating a beautiful life and world for all of us.”

Last week, Bridges announced to fans he was diagnosed with lymphoma by referencing his film The Big Lebowski, writing, “As the Dude would say… New s–t 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.”

Bridges most recently starred in Bad Times at the El Royale in 2018 and is currently in production for the TV miniseries The Old Man.

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