'Big Brother' Star Kevin Schlehuber Is Diagnosed With Cancer

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Oct. 23 2018, Published 6:54 p.m. ET

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Kevin Schlehuber, who appeared on the 19th season of Big Brother in 2017, just revealed that he has been diagnosed with cancer. Read on for all the details.

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The 57-year-old shared details about the heartbreaking news on his social media Monday.

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"Hi everyone I have some news to share with you," he wrote. "Last night I got a call & went to the doctor with my family today. I was told I have cancer."

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The stay-at-home father from Boston didn't reveal which kind of cancer that he was diagnosed with, but did urge all of his followers to get regular checkups and doctors appointments.

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He ended the post on an uplifting note, saying "I will beat this with the love & support from my family and close friends. Again, PLEASE get checked, it can save your life! Thank you for taking the time to read this. I love and appreciate all of you & your supportive words mean more now than ever."

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Several of his fellow Big Brother alum, including season 18 and 19 contestant Paul Abrahamian, showered him with a ton of love after he shared the devastating news.

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Leave your well wishes for Kevin in the comments section. 


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