COMEDIAN Kevin Bridges has been given lots of sympathy and advice from his fans after admitting he is trying to fight off an old school cold. 

The Clydebank funnyman, 34, is due to play a warm-up gig at The Stand in Woodlands Road in the West End on Friday - but he admitted he has been struck down with a cold. 

Posting an image of himself on Instagram wearing a mask, he said: "Fighting off the old school cold. 2019 vibes."

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One of his fans said: "Fresh ginger, lemon, honey, black pepper, hot water. Plenty of it."

Another added: "Soup and cosy sweaters, you’ll be better in no time 😊"

One said: "Get yersel some Lucozade mate."