Live from London, the world famous comedian Lenny Karravitz has revealed that he had been diagnosed with melanoma in August.
“I’ve been diagnosed this year with melanocephaly,” the 52-year-old said, according to BBC Radio 5 live.
“It’s pretty scary.
I’m pretty worried, and I’m not sure what to do.
I know that I’m lucky to have it, but I don’t know how to fix it.
It’s something that’s really hard to put behind you.”
The comedian also revealed that his cancer treatment will not be the last.
“A lot of my friends have cancer and it’s just something that will never go away,” he said.
“So I think that’s pretty cool and I want to make sure that I get all the support that I can.”
Karravits first appearance on the late-night show in 2008.
The comedian is currently on the BBC’s Late Show with Stephen Fry.
Karravitz recently revealed that a member of his family is now battling breast cancer.
“My mum and my dad have cancer,” he told The Independent.
“They’re fighting it really hard, they’re fighting like hell.”
Karavitz was born in Germany to German parents and moved to London when he was six years old.
He is the youngest of seven children.
He and his wife have two children from a previous relationship, a daughter, Sophie and a son, Adam.
He has starred in a number of films including The Simpsons, The Lego Movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding and The Lego Batman Movie.
The Comedian’s debut television series was hosted by Paul Hollywood.
The show, which is now in its 50th year, featured a number for his comedy shows, including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Where Have All the Flowers Gone?, The Simpsons Movie: Bart vs the Wizard, The Simpsons Spinoff, The Life of Brian and a series of sketches.