Julia Louis-Dreyfus discloses her breast cancer diagnoses
Emmy-winning comedic actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus disclosed on Thursday that she was battling breast cancer and highlighted the case for universal healthcare by posting a picture of a printed note to her 750,000 Twitter followers.
The who and who of the United States quickly sent in love and support:
Louis-Dreyfus, 56, who plays foul-mouthed fictitious former US President Selina Meyer on HBO's "Veep" also received love from her fans:
The news comes less than two weeks after the "Veep" star won a sixth consecutive Emmy for comedy acting.
A native New Yorker of French stock, Louis-Dreyfus has been one of America's most popular and influential comedy actors since she found fame with the cult sitcom "Seinfeld" in the 1990s.