Jeff Bridges' lymphoma in remission, says COVID bout made cancer fight 'look like a piece of cake'

的 “Bad Times at the El Royale” 星, 71, wrote on his website that his cancer is now in remission and a 9-inch by 12-inch mass hasshrunk down to the size of a marble.

While Bridges told fans he isfeeling betterand his battle with COVID-19 – which he and wife Susan both contracted in January – isin the rearview mirror,” he admitted that it did a pretty good number on him.

COVID kicked my apretty good, but I’m double vaccinated & feeling much better now,” he wrote on his website. “I heard that the vaccine can help folks with Long Haulers. Maybe that’s the cause of my quick improvement.


The Oscar winner wrote in a previous update that the symptoms he and his wife were experiencing were dire enough to extend his stay in the hospital.

Sue spends 5 days in the hospital. Me…? I’m there 5 周,” he wrote at the time. “The reason I’m there so long is because my immune system is shot from the chemo. My dance with COVID makes my cancer look like a piece of cake.


“但 … here’s the weird deal,” 他继续. “While I had moments of tremendous pain (screaming singing, a sort of moaning song all through the night) getting close to the Pearly Gates, all in all, I felt happy and joyous most of the time. This brush with mortality has brought me a real gift — LIFE IS BRIEF AND BEAUTIFUL. LOVE IS ALL AROUND US, AND AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES.

在十月, Bridges wrote that the cancer he was fighting had actually made himappreciate [他的] mortality” 和 “appreciate impermanence.

Jeff Bridges revealed he and his wife, 苏珊, had contracted coronavirus in January.

Jeff Bridges revealed he and his wife, 苏珊, had contracted coronavirus in January. (盖蒂 )

This cancer thing is bringing on feelings of precociousness & gratitude & good old fashion [原文如此] 爱 & lots of it, big time,” Bridges wrote. “I’m feeling so much of it cominmy way, & man I appreciate it. It’s contagious, all this love, like some kind of positive virus.


与此同时, Bridges maintained in his most recent post that his ultimate goal is to be healthy enough to walk his daughter Hailey, 35, down the aisle at her wedding and hopes to accompany her during the father-daughter dance without oxygen assistance.

The sound it makes reminds me of Darth Vader,” he quipped and said recently he has been able to work out with a physical therapist without it.