LOS ANGELES: Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who won the Emmy for her portrayal of Selina Meyer in the comedy series "Veep", has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Louis-Dreyfus announced the diagnosis in a post on her official Twitter account, reports telegraph.co.uk.
"1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I'm the one. The good news is that I have the most glorious group of supportive and caring family and friends, and fantastic insurance through my union," she posted on Thursday.
Just when you thought... pic.twitter.com/SbtYChwiEj— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) September 28, 2017
"The bad news is that not all women are so lucky, so let's fight all cancers and make universal healthcare a reality," Louis-Dreyfus added.
Louis-Dreyfus, 56, who has two children, is best known for her role as Elaine Benes in the hit sitcom "Seinfeld".