Jeff Bridges Offers Cancer Update & Drops Photo Of Shaved Head
Actor Jeff Bridges, who revealed he has lymphoma in October, offers an update on his cancer battle and shares a photo of his newly shaved head.
Jeff Bridges offers an update on his cancer battle and shares a photo of himself with a newly shaved head. One of the most recognized actors of his time, Bridges’ career has spanned five decades with roles in iconic films, including the cult classic The Big Lebowski, True Grit, The Contender, and Crazy Heart – the film that snagged him an Oscar win.
In October, Bridges shocked the nation when he revealed he had been diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system, and was undergoing a course of treatment. Addressing his fans in his iconic laid-back manner, Bridges posted, “As The Dude would say…New S**T has come to light.” and revealed his prognosis is good. However, Bridges opted not to share further details on if he had been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma or non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or what stage his cancer had entered. Since his announcement, Bridges has received a slew of support from the entertainment industry and has kept his promise to keep fans informed of his treatment journey. Now Bridges has shared the latest developments.
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Jeff Bridges took to Instagram to reveal he’s shaved his head and adopted a puppy named Monty. Bridges, who celebrated his 71st birthday on December 4, is smiling with his new dog in the photo. The actor provided a brief update and directed fans to his website, which has been updated to show support for musicians during coronavirus shutdowns and raise awareness for the No Kid Hungry organization. Bridges full post is below:
Here’s the latest: • Feeling good • Shaved my head • Got a puppy – Monty • Had a Birthday – 71, man
Despite his recent diagnosis, Bridges’ career shows no signs of slowing down. Recently seen in Bad Times at the El Royale, Bridges is currently executive producing and starring in the thriller series The Old Man, set to debut on FX on Hulu in 2021. As it stands, Bridges continues to maintain his impressive career while staying loyal to his fan base, despite his recent health challenges.
Considered Hollywood royalty, Bridges has been revered for toting a positive attitude and infectious energy throughout his career. Of course, the actor could have a long road ahead in his treatment, but he appears to remain open and honest about his condition. Bridges update is a reminder that one facing an illness doesn’t mean one is alone. For now, Jeff Bridges appears to be remaining true to himself on his road to recovery while offering positive vibes to those around him.
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