Jessica Alba is dancing through the difficult news that her father has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
The Honey actress shared an Instagram video of her and her dad, Mark Alba, performing an adorable routine in unison. Watch above.
“My #papasito is about to SLAY #thyroidcancer,” she captioned the clip on February 7. “Starting his radiation therapy mañana #LetsGo @markdalba #yougotthis.”
Several of Alba’s celebrity friends like Mindy Kaling, Naomi Campbell, Scooter Braun, January Jones and Rachel Zoe sent their love to the actress in the comments section.
Her father’s real estate company, The Alba Team, sent their good wishes with their own Instagram Post. In the video, he is pulling down his shirt to reveal a small scar on his neck.
“It’s about to get real personal,” the post read. “So, bigger things than business have been going on in the background. As a family and a team we have been dealing with health scares and some of us have had Covid and recovered.”
“Mark, in particular, has battled COVID-19 and thyroid cancer (the reason he’s showing off his new neck scar) in the past few months,” the caption read. “He’s positive and feeling great right now. It takes a lot to keep Mark down.
“Wishing our team captain ALL THE BEST as he takes care of his health in these next weeks.”