"I had stage 4 mantle cell lymphoma - a nasty variant - in 2004 and am here to tell the tale", Alter said. While the actor says his prognosis is good, there still has to be some worry in the situation, but fans and friends are assuring Bridges that he'll be able to get through this. He has just started his treatment, and promises to keep everyone updated on his recovery. Along with the statement, Bridges also urged people to go and vote during the Presidential Elections in th US.
"Oh my. Man. My prayers are with you my friend".
"While I have you, please do not forget to go vote", he said.
Fans have been wishing him a speedy recovery.
"We are all in this together", he stated. "Because we are all in this together". And for more on another celebrity's battle, check out The Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer Alex Trebek Wished He'd Known Sooner.
However, despite his success, music has always been Bridges' true passion: "I try not to act because I have so many other things I like to do", he told the BBC in 2016. The lymphatic system is compromised of the lymph nodes, spleen, thymus gland, and bone marrow. George Takei added: "You're a fighter".
"Hey 2020", wrote comedian Travon Free, "leave Jeff Bridges out of this!"