Blink-182's Mark Hoppus Diagnosed with Cancer
"I still have months of treatment ahead of me but I'm trying to remain hopeful and positive"
Hoppus confirmed his cancer diagnosis in a statement shared through social media today, writing that he has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for the past three months.
"I have cancer. It sucks and I'm scared, and at the same time I'm blessed with incredible doctors and family and friends to get me through this," Hoppus writes. "I still have months of treatment ahead of me but I'm trying to remain hopeful and positive. Can't wait to be cancer free and see you all at a concert in the near future. Love to you all." his Instagram, where in his stories he made what appeared to be a cancer diagnosis reveal. Posting a photo of himself in a doctor's office, he wrote, "Yes hello. One cancer treatment, please."
However, Hoppus then quickly deleted the post, though not before many fans took screenshots of the Insta story. You can see one of those below.
Thought @markhoppus from my favourite band @blink182 had been quiet on here recently and just seen on his Instagram that he is fighting cancer.— Chris Williams 〓〓 (@CW_182) June 23, 2021
This really is the worst news. Stay strong Mark and hope to see you back on stage soon! pic.twitter.com/hGHoQLxUWq
A previous version of this story was updated at 6:15 p.m. ET.