Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges had excellent news about his most cancers Monday, however he added that the terrifying case of COVID-19 he caught throughout remedy made his lymphoma appear to be a “piece of cake.”
The “Dude” from 1998′s “The Big Lebowski” famous on his web site that his cancer is “in remission,” with a dramatic shrinking of a tumor.
In an earlier notice written in March that he posted for the primary time Monday, Bridges mentioned that his “dance with COVID makes my cancer look like a piece of cake.”
Bridges, 71, mentioned when he was sick with COVID he had “moments of tremendous pain” by which he would cry out “all through the night” — and believed he was “gettin’ close to the pearly gates.”
But that’s “in the rearview mirror” now, he wrote. “This brush with mortality has brought me a real gift — life is brief & beautiful. Love is all around us, & available @ all times,” he added.
Until not too long ago, Bridges wanted additional oxygen to stroll round. “The sound of it reminds me of Darth Vader,” he quipped.
“COVID kicked my ass pretty good, but I’m double vaccinated and feeling much better,” Bridges wrote. He speculated that the vaccine was linked to his “quick improvement.”
The actor mentioned he was knowledgeable — “hahaha” — in January by the power the place he was getting chemotherapy infusions for his most cancers that he may have been exposed to the coronavirus there. Vaccinations weren’t typically obtainable on the time.
“Soon after,” he and his spouse, Sue Geston, who additionally contracted COVID-19, “share an ambulance to the ICU,” Bridges wrote.
His spouse was within the hospital 5 days. Bridges was within the hospital with COVID for 5 weeks as a result of “my immune system is shot from chemo,” he added.
A relieved Bridges mentioned that he was capable of meet his purpose of strolling his daughter Hayley down the aisle for her current wedding ceremony and dance along with her “without oxygen.” He posted a video of the marriage dance to Ray Charles’s “Ain’t That Love,” which can be seen here by clicking on the sketch of pop and daughter.
And, so very Dude-like, he additionally shared this video about dwelling and the center: