Comic and actor Kathy Griffin, who revealed she has lung cancer, said her surgery for the same went well and thanked well wishers for their support. The 60-year-old comedian shared the post-operation update on Twitter a day after undergoing the procedure on Monday. “Wow! I’m so grateful for all the love you guys are sending me. My cancer surgery went well yesterday. Phew,” she wrote. Also Read | Kishore Kumar 92nd Birth Anniversary: Ayushmann Khurrana Pays Musical Tribute to His Idol and ‘Immortal Artiste’ Kishore Da (Watch Video).
ABC’s “Nightline” interviewed Griffin on Monday night in which she addressed other recent health struggles. She said that following a controversial 2017 photoshoot, she became dependent to prescription medication and an attempted suicide. In her tweet, the Emmy winner further said that she was “nervous” about opening up about her suicidal ideations and prescription pill addiction on the show. Also Read | Sunny Deol Celebrates 38 Years of His Debut Film Betaab, Actor Goes Down the Memory Lane to Share Unseen Pic From the Movie.
Check Out Her Tweet Below:
Wow! I’m so grateful for all the love you guys are sending me. My cancer surgery went well yesterday. Phew.
I was very nervous about opening up on @Nightline re my suicidal ideations and my prescription pill addiction.
This keychain means the world to me.
One day at a time. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/tUUjEnpwnO
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) August 3, 2021
Sharing a photo of a keychain marking her sobriety, Griffin said, “This keychain means the world to me. One day at a time.” The comic, who has never smoked, previously said the disease, which is “contained to my left lung,” is in Stage 1 and her doctors are “very optimistic”.
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