Jeff posted a heartwarming video of himself and Haley dancing at her wedding to Ray Charles‘ hit song, “Ain’t That Love.”
According to the Crazy Heart actor, he and his wife, Susan Geston, were exposed to COVID-19 in January while he was receiving chemotherapy treatments for his cancer. He explained that his wife was hospitalized for five days, while he was there for five weeks.
“The reason I’m there so long is because my immune system is shot from the chemo,” he wrote on his website in March. “My dance with Covid makes my cancer look like a piece of cake.”
Jeff admitted that he had “moments of tremendous pain” and found himself “screaming singing, a sort of mourning song all throughout the night.”
But despite his experience, he said, “all in all, I felt joyous and happy most of the time. This brush with mortality has brought me a real gift—life is brief & beautiful. Love is all around us, & available @ all times.”