‘Veep’ singer Julia Louis-Dreyfus battling breast cancer


LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Emmy-winning comedic singer Julia Louis-Dreyfus pronounced on Thursday that she was battling breast cancer and highlighted a box for concept healthcare.

Louis-Dreyfus, 56, who plays foul-mouthed fictitious former U.S. President Selina Meyer on HBO’s “Veep,” pronounced “1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I‘m a one,” in a brief post on her amicable media platforms.

“The good news is that we have a many stately organisation of understanding and caring family and friends, and illusory word by my union. The bad news is that not all women are so lucky, so let’s quarrel all cancers and make concept health caring a reality,” a singer wrote.

She did not give any serve sum of her health status.

Time Warner’s (TWX.N) HBO network pronounced Louis-Dreyfus perceived a diagnosis a day after a Emmy Awards progressing this month, where she won a record sixth uninterrupted Emmy for comedy singer for her purpose as Meyer. The Emmys are U.S. television’s top honor.

HBO combined that her diagnosis played no partial in a preference to finish “Veep” after subsequent season, and that writers would keep operative on a final deteriorate while prolongation would be practiced around a actress.

“Our adore and support go out to Julia and her family during this time. We have each certainty she will get by this with her common persistence and strong spirit, and demeanour brazen to her lapse to health and to HBO for a final deteriorate of Veep,” HBO pronounced in a statement.

Louis-Dreyfus achieved celebrity in a 1990s for her purpose as Elaine Benes on NBC’s “Seinfeld,” that also won her an Emmy.

Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Marguerita Choy and Peter Cooney


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