Leisure Information – Hometown Information Now

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Jeff Bridges is reflecting on his latest well being battles with most cancers and COVID-19.

The True Grit actor, 72, introduced in 2020 that he’d been recognized with lymphoma. In March 2021, whereas present process chemotherapy remedies, he contracted COVID-19.

“The chemo wipes out your immune system and when COVID hit me, I had nothing to combat it,” Bridges informed E! Information. “I used to be simply actually at loss of life’s door a few occasions there.”

“I keep in mind the medical doctors saying to me, ‘Jeff, you gotta combat,'” he recalled. He stated he thought he was “in give up mode” however was in a position to change his mindset due to his medical group, trainers and household who “introduced me again.”

The Previous Man star shared in September 2021 that he is in remission.

Having survived each most cancers and COVID-19, Bridges stated he’s prioritizing his spouse, Susan, whom he married in 1977 and calls “the love of my life,” in addition to their three daughters and their three grandchildren.

“So usually issues are proper on our nostril that we do not respect,” he stated. “However it seems there are numerous constructive sides in my life that got here out of that have.”

Bridges simply started showing in commercials touting monoclonal antibody remedy for COVID-19, which he stated helped him.

Strumming a guitar as he walks via the woods, he declares, “I like being alive, man!”

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