On Wednesday, Si King said his close buddy Dave Myers was “as strong as an old boot” as he opened up about his cancer struggle on This Morning. Dave, 64, recently revealed that he had been diagnosed with cancer and was currently undergoing treatment.
When Si came up for the cooking session without a colleague on Wednesday morning, hosts Phillip Schofield and Rochelle Humes inquired about Dave. “He’s well,” Shi said of his friend’s illness to the pair. He’s doing fantastic, maintaining a cheerful attitude and remaining laser-focused on his treatment.
“He’s the typical Dave, he’s as strong as an old boot. He’s doing a great job, thanks for the question.” He also revealed how weird it felt to be in the segment without the furry cyclist, telling the host, “It’s kind of weird not having my partner, I have to say, but no, it’s fine.” Dave shared the news with fans last week, revealing that he “hasn’t been doing very well lately.”
could be a bald cyclist…it’s just something I have to live with,” he said of the disease on their podcast with his TV cooking partner Si, 55. Dave continued: “Anyway, Kim Ki, I have to come in now, I’m not doing well lately, basically I have to go through chemo, you know all about it anyway, so this year is going to be a little quieter for me.
Hairy Bikers star Dave Myers recently confirmed he is battling cancer (Image: BBC/South Shore Productions/Jon Boast) “I can’t film, I can’t go to some festivals, some might be ok, but this year is a bit of a write-off for us.” The TV star added that the prognosis is good – he will be fine, assuring fans.
He said: “I have to say it because I don’t want to hide under a rock, but I’ll be happy if people respect my privacy and let me keep doing it and give Si and our team all the support. They need, That’s great.