Julia Louis-Dreyfus Proclaims She's "Ready to Rock" After Surgery
The 'Veep' star has been battling breast cancer in recent months, after revealing her diagnosis in September.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is feeling happy and “ready to rock” as she shared another health update on Twitter Wednesday.
The Veep star, who announced her breast cancer diagnosis in September, shared that she was in good spirits following surgery, tweeting, “Hoorah! Great doctors, great results, feeling happy and ready to rock after surgery. Hey cancer, ‘Fuck you!” Here’s my first post op photo.” The image Louis-Dreyfus shared, though, seemed to be from an earlier photo shoot.
Hoorah! Great doctors, great results, feeling happy and ready to rock after surgery. Hey cancer, “Fuck you!” Here’s my first post op photo. pic.twitter.com/5LPlbzpiI3— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) February 14, 2018
Louis-Dreyfus previously revealed in an Instagram post that she had completed her second round of chemotherapy. The 56-year-old Emmy-winning actress had shared a photo of herself dressed in a black hoodie and donning a drawn-on mustache. “Chemo #2: finito. We are NOT fucking around here,” the star and producer of the HBO comedy wrote, telling fans that she’s “got the eye of the tiger.”
To celebrate their co-star’s progress in her battle against cancer, Veep’s Timothy Simons and Tony Hale recorded a video lip-syncing to Katy Perry’s 2013 song “Roar.”
Along with her breast cancer battle, Louis-Dreyfus is set to film the seventh and final season of Veep. HBO, the show’s home network, told THR that the production schedule on the show's final season would be adjusted as needed for Louis-Dreyfus.
"Our love and support go out to Julia and her family at this time," the network said in a statement. "We have every confidence she will get through this with her usual tenacity and undaunted spirit, and look forward to her return to health and to HBO for the final season of Veep."
Ahead of Sunday’s Writers Guild Awards in New York, Louis-Dreyfus' castmate Anna Chlumsky told THR that the earliest they'd start filming the final season would be at the end of the summer. Chlumsky also confirmed that she and her castmates have read the first five scripts of the seventh and final season.