Iron Man Star Jeff Bridges Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis During Cancer Treatment

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Iron Man star Jeff Bridges made headlines late last year when he revealed to the world that he's battling cancer. Now, almost a year following his stunning announcement that he was diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system and other organs throughout the body, the star of the iconic film The Big Lebowski is giving fans an encouraging update regarding his current health condition.

Taking to his official website, Bridges announced that after a year of battling the life-threatening illness, he is finally in remission. However, the acting legend recalled his horrible experience of contracting COVID-19 which became bothersome for him while he was undergoing chemotherapy.

He also credited being double vaccinated as a huge turning point in his road to COVID-19 recovery. Bridges wrote: "My cancer is in remission. The 9"x12" mass has shrunk down to the size of a marble. My COVID is in the rear-view mirror. COVID kicked my ass pretty good, but I'm double vaccinated and feeling much better now. I heard that the vaccine can help folks with long haulers. Maybe that's the cause of my quick improvement."

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Thankfully, one of the pioneers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is in a better medical state right now and he seems to be in high spirits after a grueling battle with cancer and COVID-19. Bridges' statement also pretty much proves the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and if you're still on the fence about it, please do some research. Vaccines save lives. Anyway, let's continue to pray for Jeff Bridges' health, and hopefully, he'll be able to make a full recovery soon. You got this, dude!

Meanwhile, the original Iron Man film is streaming on Disney+.

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