Tom DeLonge & Mark Hoppus reunited in their long time friendship after a long time. Their friendship became strained for many years, but the unlikely catalyst for their get-together was Hoppus’ struggle with his cancer.

DeLonge revealed on the latest episode with Apple Music 1’s Zane Lowe‘s show that he reached out to Hoppus regarding signatures on his divorce papers.

The way the universe works is strange because I reached out to Mark because I needed him to sign this piece of paper that had to do with my divorce. Only because of that call did I learn he had cancer. And he told me on the phone. I was like, ‘Wait, what?’

The Blink 182 member admitted that the two had grown distant over the years. However, Hoppus’ cancer and his struggle with it has really rekindled their old bond.

We weren’t really talking much at all, maybe once every couple of months, a little text here and there. But now, we talk multiple times a day. We’ve been able to completely repair that friendship and really cut to the depth of who we are as people and what this is all about.

DeLonge also tweeted about his fellow pop punk band’s member. He stated that he just came to know about his cancer, and stated that he is super strong and capable of withstanding anything.

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Nitish Vashishtha

Nitish Vashishtha is a freelance writer/news correspondent from India. He’s written content for companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda. He’s been writing about pop-culture, current affairs and pro-wrestling since 2017. While pursuing Master's in Mass Communication with a special interest in Advertising, his key areas of creativity lie in designing, content creation and creative storytelling as well as fictional writing. In his free time, he likes to create new riffs on his guitar, learning about whatever piques his interest, reading books ranging from philosophy to speculative sci-fi and enjoys watching anything HBO (Succession FTW).

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