The Seinfeld star shared several photos with her Instagram followers over the weekend, cheering the city of Chicago as the best place for her to spend Thanksgiving. “Happy Thanksgiving early morning in Chicago. I love this town”, she captioned a beautiful view of the city.
“Our old apartment on the lake on the north side of Chicago where we happily lived IN SIN. #thankful”, she later posted, adding a selfie of her and her husband, all smiles.
The 56-year-old actress revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer in late September of this year. She posted a message on social media saying: “1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one.”
Dreyfus used the moment to call for support for all women who have received the breast cancer diagnosis and added that she was very lucky as she had “the most glorious group of supportive and caring family and friends”.
Louis-Dreyfus learned she had breast cancer just one day after receiving the Emmy Award for Emmy for best actress in a comedy series, for her role on Veep, airing on HBO.
The actress started her third round of chemotherapy earlier this month. She had finished a second round around October 20, when she posted this message on Instagram: “Chemo #2: finito. We are NOT fucking around here. “I’ve got the eye of the tiger.” She added: “The Fighter dancing through the fire cuz I am a champion and you’re going to hear me ROAR.”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall, also an actor and a comedian, best known for presenting Saturday Night Live news, are married since 1987. They met while attending the Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. They have two sons: 20-year-old Charlie and 25-year-old Henry.