Blink-182 Frontman Mark Hoppus Shares He Is Battling Cancer
On Wednesday, Mark Hoppus took to social media to reveal he is currently receiving treatment after being diagnosed with cancer. The drummer for Blink-182 expressed his concern for his health, but is maintaining an optimistic outlook overall. See what he said here!
Mark Hoppus has opened up about recently being diagnosed with cancer. The frontman of punk rock band Blink-182 shocked fans on Wednesday when he made a social media post that saw him address his ongoing battle with the disease, which he hadn't mentioned until now.
Hoppus gets vulnerable about cancer diagnosis in note to fans
Hoppus didn't say exactly when he had been given his cancer diagnosis or what type he has, but revealed that he's been receiving chemotherapy over "the past three months." The drummer's message also saw him get emotionally vulnerable as he reflected on his health and support system.
"It sucks and I'm scared," Hoppus said, "but at the same time I'm blessed with incredible doctors and family and friends to get me through this." And while he acknowledged that there are "months of treatment" still ahead of him, Hoppus is staying optimistic about his future prognosis!
The musician said he is trying to maintain an outlook on the situation that is "hopeful and positive," ending the message on an encouraging note. "Can't wait to be cancer-free and see you all at a concert in the near future," he said. Here's hoping that Hoppus is able to recover and get back out on the road like he plans to do!