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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Mario Lopez attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. )

Mario Lopez has shared a message to his 1.2 million followers following Dustin Diamond’s cancer diagnosis.

A spokesperson for Diamond confirmed the heartbreaking news to his Facebook account as well as the TODAY Show earlier this week.

The 44-year-old has since been hospitalized in Florida with stage 4 cancer.

“I connected with Dustin earlier this evening and although the news of his diagnosis is heartbreaking, we remain positive that he’ll overcome this. Praying for him and his family and for a speedy recovery,” Lopez shared to Twitter.

In addition, Diamond’s team posted a mailing address for fans to send cards and letters to the former Saved By The Bell star.