Johnny Ruffo celebrates milestone amid cancer battle

And former Home and Away co-star Lynne McGranger was there by his side!
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It is Johnny Ruffo’s 33rd birthday today, and the former Home and Away star received the most heartwarming message from his former costar Lynne McGranger.

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Johnny has been facing one of the most unfair health battles, and he has spoken candidly about his brain cancer journey, which has unfortunately returned for the second time.

Lynne is a close friend of the actor, and her husband has publicly supported him and offered their love on numerous occasions.

For his birthday, she posted a throwback photo of the pair from a recent catch up at a local restaurant.

The image shared with Lynne’s birthday wishes. (Credit: Instagram)

She captioned the Instagram post, “Happy birthday to my good buddy Johnny Ruffo.”

“You are brave and inspirational whilst remaining completely inappropriate and the most politically incorrect person I know!”

“And I love you! Have a great day honey and see you soon.”

Home And Away is famous for creating a tight-knit and supportive environment.

And Johnny and Lynne are one of the sweetest and wholesome bonds to come out of the show, which has been running for over three decades since it first aired in January 1988.

Johnny and his supportive girlfriend Tahnee Sims. (Credit: Instagram)

The actor and talented singer first battled the illness in 2017, and had since been given the all clear after brain surgery and multiple rounds of chemotherapy. In November last year, he announced his brain cancer had returned.

He said in a post, “After an unexpected week of seizures and excruciating headaches it is with a heavy heart that I have to let you know I now have another huge battle ahead of me as my brain cancer has returned.”

The photo was posted alongside a picture of him and his girlfriend Tahnee.

He ended the post: “Though I will dig deep and beat this sh*t disease again #f*ckcancer”

Johnny has remained strong and done incredibly well to stay in good spirits, and his dedicated girlfriend, Tahnee Sims, is always by his side.

“I will dig deep and beat this sh*t disease again.” (Credit: Instagram)

The singer had even credited Tahnee for saving his life after she told him to go to the hospital in August 2017, when he was experiencing an excruciating migraine.

He discovered that he actually had a seven-centimetre brain tumour at the hospital, and he needed urgent surgery to save his life.

Despite it all, Johnny is so adored by many who love him, and as he continued to throw cancer to the curb, Tahnee and Lynne will be cheering right beside him.

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