(KBCWtv) – Val Kilmer revealed that he actually did have cancer and that is now “healing of cancer.” He made the announcement months after saying he didn’t have cancer.

While on Reddit, the Top Gun star said “I did have a healing of cancer, but my tongue is still swollen altho healing all the time.” Kilmer also said people may not recognize his voice because he doesn’t sound like himself.

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HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 3: Actor Michael Douglas and actor Val Kilmer attend "The Ghost & the Darkness" Hollywood Premiere on October 3, 1996 at Paramount Theatre, Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

Actors Michael Douglas and Val Kilmer in 1996 (credit: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage/Getty Images)

In November 2016, Michael Douglas claimed Kilmer was suffering from the same type of cancer he did. “Val was a wonderful guy who is dealing with exactly what I had, and things don’t look to good for him,” he said of his former Ghost and the Darkness co-star. “My prayers are with him. That’s why you haven’t heard too much from Val lately.”

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Kilmer repsonded on Facebook that Douglas was “misinformed” and that he had “no cancer, whatsoever.”

Kilmer’s publicist has not confirmed the cancer claims.

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