Mark Hoppus is in nice spirits nowadays.
The Blink-182 bassist and co-lead vocalist had some joyful sentiments to share when he chatted with TMZ over the weekend. Hoppus was strolling out of a restaurant along with his spouse, Skye, on Saturday (April 16) when a reporter from the outlet approached him.
“Life’s nice! I’m glad to be right here,” he mentioned, when requested how he had been doing. Hoppus introduced in September 2021 that he was cancer-free, after disclosing his battle with the sickness earlier that yr. Earlier than that, the 50-year-old musician had been coping with the sickness privately.
The punk musician additionally mentioned that he was “simply getting again” into going out to public locations, however that the majority of all, he “wished to get again into the studio and get again enjoying music, and get off [his] sofa.” He added that he would hopefully be releasing new music quickly.
Hoppus initially shared his most cancers prognosis June 2021. “For the previous three months I’ve been present process chemotherapy for most cancers. I’ve most cancers. It sucks and I’m scared, and on the identical time I’m blessed with unbelievable medical doctors and household and mates to get me by way of this,” he wrote on social media, including: “I nonetheless have months of therapy forward of me however I’m making an attempt to stay hopeful and optimistic. Can’t wait to be most cancers free and see you all at a live performance within the hopefully close to future. Like to you all.”
Hoppus later revealed that he had been battling diffuse massive B-cell lymphoma, a blood most cancers his mom additionally had, and beat.
On Sept. 29 2022, he shared the excellent news that he was in remission: “Simply noticed my oncologist and I’m most cancers free!!” he wrote. “Thanks God and universe and family and friends and everybody who despatched assist and kindness and love. Nonetheless need to get scanned each six months and it’ll take me till the top of the yr to get again to regular however at present is a tremendous day and I really feel so blessed. Can I get a W within the chat?”
Let’s hope some new music is certainly coming quickly. Within the meantime, it’s nice to see Hoppus joyful and wholesome.