Actor Julia Louis-Dreyfus completes second round of chemo

Carla Harmon
October 20, 2017

In late September, just after she won her sixth consecutive Emmy for Veep, Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer.

On Thursday, she posted her Instagram update, dressed in a hoodie, dark glasses and a fake mustache, as she quoted Perry's song "Roar".

She shared the first photo herself since the announcement on Instagram.


The Emmy victor first revealed her diagnosis in late September in a heartfelt Instagram message in which she shared, "1 in 8 women get breast cancer".

Did you find Julia Louis-Dreyfus' selfie inspiring? "Today, I'm the one", she announced.

"'I've got the eye of the tiger, '" the actress wrote. "The Fighter dancing through the fire cuz I am a champion and you're going to hear me ROAR.' Thanks to @mrtonyhale & @timothycsimons & @katyperry for their hilarious and loving inspiration".


Louis-Dreyfus said she was done with her second round of chemotherapy. What a lucky woman she is to have such incredible support of her friends and costars during this battle.

Julia's warrior stance has caught the attention of thousands of followers and women fighting breast cancer, showing them that they have power too.


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