Jeff Bridges says his most cancers is in remission and his COVID-19 case is “in the rear view mirror.”
The actor shared the excellent news on his website on Monday, saying his tumor shrank from 12 inches to the scale of a marble. But in an replace he mentioned he wrote again in March and is sharing solely now that he is feeling higher, Bridges mentioned he and his spouse, Susan Geston, had been contaminated with COVID-19 in January while he was present process chemotherapy.
Bridges mentioned Geston spent 5 days within the hospital, however he was caught in a hospital mattress for 5 weeks and was even “getting close to the Pearly Gates” at one level as a result of his immune system was shot. Recovery was troublesome, he mentioned — till not too long ago, he is wanted oxygen assist simply to stroll round.
But with the assistance of a wonderful medical staff, he was lastly in a position to stroll his daughter, Hayley, down the aisle and dance with her at her marriage ceremony to “a wonderful guy, Justin Shane.”
Bridges, 71, posted a video of the father-daughter dance, in addition to a trailer for The Old Man, a tv collection he is starring in and executive-producing. The FX collection had been scheduled to premiere this yr, earlier than most cancers and COVID-19 acquired in the best way. “I’m excited to get back to work,” he wrote.
Bridges has been an advocate for mask-wearing and social distancing since early within the pandemic, even doing a public service video for the hospital affiliation of Montana, where he is a part-time resident, exhibiting how far he stays away from The Dude, his character from The Big Lebowski.