Cowperthwaite said he and his family also plan to get second opinions and that he is set to undergo surgery next week. “I’ll do my best to be open about the journey on here. I am planning on fully bouncing back to be better than my former glory!” her wrote. “Please feel free to reach out and I’ll do my best to stay connected with as many people as I can.”
Cowperthwaite is best known for playing Oren Lennox on Netflix’s ballet drama series Tiny Pretty Things, which had one season and was released in 2020. A few of his former costars expressed their support for him in the comments section of his Instagram post.
Casimere Jollette, who played Bette Whitlaw, wrote, “Love you Bart…sending so much healing to you. You got this.”
Fellow Tiny Pretty Things alum Michael Hsu Rosen commented, “I love you so much Barton,” while Brennan Clost, who also starred on the show, wrote, “Oh Barty, I’m so sorry to hear this. Sending you so much love…you’ve got this!!!”