Mark Hoppus, the longtime bassist and vocalist for pop-punk band Blink-182, is undergoing chemotherapy for cancer.
The musician, 49, has been going through treatment for the past three months, he revealed in a June 24 social media post.
“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 wrote, adding he still has “months of treatment ahead” but is “trying to remain hopeful and positive”.
“I have cancer. It’s horrible and scary, but I’m also blessed with amazing doctors, family, and friends to help me through it,” Hoppus wrote. He added that he still has months of treatment ahead, but is trying to stay positive and hopeful.
He concluded, “Can’t wait for cancer to be over and to see you all at a concert soon.” Love you all.
Travis Barker, his bandmate and musician wrote “Love you @markhoppus” on his Instagram Story. He also shared an old photo of them hugging.
On Sunday, Hoppus provided an update on his health while dropping into a game of online Bingo on Twitch.
“How am I feeling today? I feel much better than yesterday,” Hoppus said. “Yesterday was hellish for me and I woke up today feeling better I went for a walk, and I had a decent breakfast, and I haven’t felt like I was going to throw up today, so we’ll take it as a win.”