Clarkson’s Farm star Gerald Cooper shares new cancer update

Clarkson’s Farm Gerald Cooper has been flooded with support after he shared an update about his cancer battle.

Viewers of the popular Prime Video docuseries have been eager for updates on Cooper, who works on Diddly Squat farm alongside Jeremy Clarkson, 64, since he revealed his prostate cancer diagnosis on the show.

Recently, the Clarkson’s Farm social media team provided a reassuring update, confirming that Cooper is now "happy and healthy" after undergoing cancer treatment and being declared cancer-free.

In the latest update, the farmer beamed as he sported a woollen jumper, which delighted those sending messages of support.

Under the photo captioned: “A healthy and happy Gerald!”, one fan penned: “Can’t like this enough, we love Gerald!”

While another commented: “So happy he’s doing well!”.

A third remarked under the post, which was shared on X: “Great news. Keep fighting big man.”

In the last episode of the latest series, Cooper thanked those who on the show for their ongoing support amid his diagnosis at the time, saying: “I would like to thank everybody, all the film crew, and all my friends here.

“All of you have been so kind to me and my family and thank you very much.”

Viewers first learned of Cooper’s cancer diagnosis last month during the latest series.

The 74-year-old has been a firm fixture on Diddly Squat since the series began in 2021, taking on farming, dry stone walling, and even becoming the farm’s ‘head of security’ at one point.

In the first episode of the latest season, which was filmed last year, fans learned of the farmer’s cancer diagnosis after Jeremy Clarkson received a phone call about Cooper’s health.

Turning to the camera, the former Top Gear presenter said in shock: “Gerald’s got cancer. Oh s**t.”

In the following episode, Clarkson, 64, confirmed that Cooper had been diagnosed with prostate cancer and revealed that the diagnosis has left the farmer “terrified”.

Speaking to Kaleb Cooper, 25, Clarkson shared: “I’ve been phoning around, doctors and things I know, and his odds are really good but it’s scaring him to death.

To which Kaleb replied: “He doesn’t understand, you know that.”

Clarkson said in agreement: “I know he doesn’t understand and he’s bewildered because, for obvious reasons, somebody said, ‘Look, I’m sorry it’s cancer’, and that’s all he heard.

“He’s desperately upset, terrified. Poor man.”

After Cooper had undergone an operation later in the series, Clarkson shared later in the series a positive health update and said: “The word is he’s on the mend.”To which, Kaleb quipped: “That’s what we like to hear, there’s a few walls that fell down so we need him to be back at it.”

Clarkson’s agreed: “I know we do want him back.”

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