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Oliver Hudson celebrates happy news following heartfelt health confession

It's not been easy for the father-of-three

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Hannah Hargrave
US Deputy Editor
10 August 2021
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Oliver Hudson was delighted to deliver some joyous news to fans on Tuesday in the wake of an emotional post which surprised many.

The son of Goldie Hawn - who shares three children with his wife, Erin Bartlett - updated his social media followers with an Instagram message which has clearly thrilled Oliver and his legion of fans.

MORE: Oliver Hudson's emotional post surprises fans as his famous family shows support 

The Nashville star revealed he has a new acting role as the male lead in the Fox drama series, The Cleaning Lady

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Alongside an article sharing the news, Oliver wrote: "Back to work for Oliver Hudson. This is a drama so don't expect anything funny from me for at least 3 months."

Fans were falling over themselves to congratulate him writing: "Yes for you! Don't quit the podcasts though bro," and, "amazing, I'll definitely be watching".

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Despite Oliver's natural comedic ability, many of his followers were happy to see him taking on a serious role again.

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Oliver shared news of his new TV role

His career news comes just days after Oliver made a confession about his mental health which sparked plenty of support from his famous family.

He posted a picture of himself as a little boy, alongside the caption: "Listen kid.. your future’s gonna be good but you're gonna have to go on antidepressants. 

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"Shouldn't be much of a surprise with that stupid face you're making.. anyway, good look. -OLIVER HUDSON P.S. - I dig that hat sweater combo…"

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Oliver is the son of Goldie Hawn and brother of Kate Hudson

His sister, Kate Hudson, was one of the first to show her support in the comments, writing: "I love you."

Others praised Oliver for his honesty, with one writing: "Well no shame in taking care of your mental health and your picture is adorable," and another wrote: "I think we are all right now. Hang in there." A third added: "It happens to the best of us."

Oliver is the oldest son of Goldie and her ex-husband, Bill Hudson, who are also parents to daughter Kate.

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