American actor Jeff Bridges announced on Monday that his lymphoma, diagnosed in October 2020, is now in “remission”, however, he assures that his battle against covid-19 was much more difficult.
“My dance with the coronavirus makes my cancer seem like a piece of cake,” wrote the artist. “My covid is in the rear view mirror. The covid gave me a good kick in the butt, but I am twice vaccinated and I feel much better now “, commented Bridges in another manuscript on his blog.
Last January, doctors informed the actor about a possible exposure to the coronavirus, while he was undergoing a chemotherapy session. Soon, Bridges and his wife, Susan Geston, were diagnosed with Covid-19 and transferred to the intensive care unit, where the artist spent five weeks, experiencing “moments of tremendous pain” and getting closer. “to heaven’s door“according to their descriptions.
However, the actor managed to overcome the disease and no longer needs oxygen assistance. He even met the goal of taking his youngest daughter Hayley down the aisle during their wedding in August.
Meanwhile, Bridges claims to have returned to work on the American series ‘The Old Man’ (‘The Old Man’), whose premiere is scheduled for 2022.