The Blink-182 drummer, 45, voiced his assist for the band’s bass guitarist and singer, 49, who revealed Wednesday that he has been identified with most cancers and begun chemotherapy.
“Mark is my brother and I like and assist him. I will likely be with him each step of the best way on stage and off and may’t anticipate us to play collectively once more quickly,” Barker informed E! News.
The drummer additionally gave a shoutout to Hoppus on his Instagram Story Wednesday night time, posting a throwback photograph of himself giving the singer a hug and kiss on the cheek. In the meantime, the Blink-182 frontman jokingly grimaced on the digital camera.
“Love u,” Barker wrote under the photograph of the 2 rockers with a black coronary heart emoji.
Former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge additionally shared well-wishes for his former bandmate following Hoppus’ announcement.
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“I too, have been conscious of @markhoppus’s most cancers prognosis for awhile now,” tweeted DeLonge, who left the group in 2015. “And so as to add to his personal phrases that he used at the moment, I’d additionally wish to say that he’s robust, and a super-human who’s pushing by this troublesome impediment with a wide-open coronary heart.”
“#WeHaveHisBack,” he added.
Hoppus opened up about the diagnosis throughout his social media on Wednesday and revealed he is began chemotherapy.
“For the previous three months I have been present process chemotherapy for most cancers. I’ve most cancers,” Hoppus said in a statement. “It sucks and I am scared, and on the similar time I am blessed with unbelievable medical doctors and household and associates to get me by this.”
“I nonetheless have months of therapy forward of me however I am attempting to stay hopeful and optimistic,” he added.
“Cannot 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 concluded.
In a photograph posted to his Instagram Story Wednesday, the “Adam’s Track” singer seemed to be at a health care provider’s workplace, seated with an IV.
“Sure hey. One most cancers therapy, please,” he captioned the photograph.
The artist has not disclosed any additional particulars about his most cancers prognosis.