Veep and Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus has revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
The actress shared the news on Twitter via a photographed note which also talked about the importance of universal healthcare:
Just when you thought... pic.twitter.com/SbtYChwiEj
— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) September 28, 2017
“Our love and support go out to Julia and her family at this time,” a statement from HBO reads. “We have every confidence she will get through this with her usual tenacity and undaunted spirit, and look forward to her return to health and to HBO for the final season of Veep.”
The actress has received a number of messages of love and support from her colleagues and co-stars. Among them are Veep creator Armando Iannucci and co-stars Tony Hale and Usman Ally as well as breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate. Judd Apatow, Debra Messing, Sarah Silverman, Nigella Lawson and Bobby Moynihan also sent heartfelt messages.
It is possible to be dignified and fierce at the same time. I, and millions others, send Julia our love and support. https://t.co/XpVsiQrmj6
— Armando Iannucci (@Aiannucci) September 28, 2017
Sending you love and strength but it appears you beat us to it and are sending the world love and strength. https://t.co/tctqlziwhS
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) September 28, 2017
Mama, find me. Let's talk if you want
— christina applegate (@1capplegate) September 28, 2017
J sending all my healing energy your way. You are incredible to use this moment as an opportunity to support others. Thank you. Much love xd https://t.co/okgfVDUeAW
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) September 28, 2017
â?¤ï¸?â?¤ï¸?so sorry and so in awe https://t.co/eHIrXiKm3h
— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) September 28, 2017
We love this woman. pic.twitter.com/EqvF6HXpj0
— Tony Hale (@MrTonyHale) September 28, 2017
— Nigella Lawson (@Nigella_Lawson) September 28, 2017
— Bobby Moynihan (@bibbymoynihan) September 28, 2017
— Usman Ally (@UsmanAlly) September 28, 2017
— Ken Jeong (@kenjeong) September 28, 2017
I've been there. 19 years clean. You r gonna kick ass lady. â?¤ï¸?â?¤ï¸?â?¤ï¸?â?¤ï¸?
— MindySterling (@Msmindysterling) September 28, 2017