‘Saved By The Bell’ Star Offers Heartbreaking News To Fans — Reveals He Was Diagnosed With Cancer: ‘It’s Pretty Bad’

Dustin Diamond From “Saved by the Bell” has been diagnosed with cancer, according to Fox News.

Diamond is “waiting for more test results,” said Paul, but noted, “It’s pretty bad.”

“All positivity and prayers are appreciated.”

“By next week we’ll have a much better understanding of the severity of his condition and what treatments he will need so that he’s comfortable.”

“He’s always going to remain upbeat — that’s just who he is in that respect,” the actor’s spokesman, Roger Paul said.

As for his mood, Paul said the one-time teen sensation was feeling “scared but hopeful” about his situation. He added a fund may be started on behalf of Diamond.

From Fox News:

A member of Diamond’s team also confirmed the news to Entertainment Weekly (EW) which reported he’s undergoing treatment in a Florida hospital.

The magazine, quoting a source close to Diamond, reported that he is “undergoing chemo” and it is expected he will remain in the hospital for another week.

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An additional statement from the star with more specifics is expected once a formal diagnosis is made.

Known best for playing Samuel “Screech” Powers on “Saved by the Bell,” Diamond was remaining “upbeat” amid his hospitalization, Paul previously told Fox News.

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