Mary Schmich: If you get the coronavirus, would you, should you, make it public?
If you were to get the new coronavirus, would you, should you, let it be widely known?Or to put it another way: Would you want to keep it secret?As more of us contract the wildly contagious disease officially known as COVID-19, this thorny question presses in. You may not know anyone yet who has it. I don’t. Or, more likely, I probably do, it’s just that those people haven’t been identified to me.Whether or not we feel our own health directly affected yet, all of us watch the growing infection count and we’ve all heard of famous people who’ve caught the virus. Three weeks ago — which in virus ...
Celebrities call to #ProtectVico over alleged quarantine violation
Celebrities call to #ProtectVico over alleged quarantine violationRatziel San Juan(Philstar.com) – April 1, 2020 – 7:50pmMANILA, Philippines — After the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) controversially summoned Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto to explain a possible violation of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, local celebrities instantly came to the defense of the beloved local chief executive.Related:NBI wants Vico Sotto to explain ‘violation’ of quarantine protocolKapamilya and Kapuso stars were joined by other big names in Philippine entertainment to publicly support Vico against what the...
Celebrities please little book lovers
By Laman IsmayilovaNo secret that fairy tales enrich a child’s imagination and cultural literacy. Fairy tale characters brilliantly illustrate what the stories are teaching us.Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Soz (Word) literature have launched a joint project for young readers.As part of the campaign “Evdə qal evdə yarat” (Stay home, create at home), celebrities please little book lovers with Azerbaijani fairy tales on social networks. The project brought together politicians, famous public and art figures.If you want to join the camping, share your creative activities on Facebook with the ...
Coronavirus tests: Prince Charles and other celebrities still getting them but not Kathy Griffin and most everyone else
Comedian Kathy Griffin offered herself up as evidence that President Donald Trump is “lying” after he recently gloated about the number of coronavirus tests the United States has carried out.Griffin said on Instagram Wednesday that she had been denied a test, even though she’s in “a COVID-19 isolation ward in a major hospital,” suffering from “unbearably painful symptoms.”If Griffin doesn’t get her test, that would make her rare in celebrity world. Just consider Prince Charles, or other rich and famous people including Kris Jenner, Idris Elba, Tom Hanks and Kevin Durant. They reportedly haven’...
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Celebrities Panic Over 2020 AMVCA COVID-19 Brouhaha
Nana Akua AddoShowbiz personalities from Nigeria, Ghana and other African countries who participated in the 2020 edition of the African Magic Viewers Awards (AMVCA) are feared to have contracted the deadly COVID-19.One person who attended the award ceremony at the Eko Hotel in Lagos on March 14 tested positive for the virus.This, NEWS-ONEhas gathered, is causing a lot of panic among actors and filmmakers who took part in the ceremony.A statement from Nigeria’s Lagos State Government on Tuesday indicated that patrons of the award may have come in contact with the affected person.Prof. Akin Abay...
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Celebrities hit by the coronavirus
Paris (AFP) - Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has joined the growing list of world celebrities who have been hit by the novel coronavirus.Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg also said Tuesday it was "extremely likely" that she had contracted it.Here is a roundup:Arts - Veteran Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango, 86, on Tuesday became one of the first global stars to die as a result of COVID-19. Terrence McNally, a revered American playwright, also died Tuesday aged 81, following coronavirus complications.Congolese music legend Aurlus Mabele, known as the "King of Soukous", a high-...
AMVCA: Celebrities who may have contacted coronavirus
Celebrities at the eventAttendees of the just concluded Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awardshave been advised to observe strict self-isolation as they were likely exposed to the novel coronavirus.According to the Commissioner for Health in the state, Professor Akin Abayomi, in a tweet on Tuesday explained that the participants may have come in contact with one of the confirmed casesin Lagos at the hotel where the event held on March 14.While the identity of the attendee remains unknown, some celebrities such as Banky W and his wife Adesua, Toke Makinwa have gone into self-isolation after rumours...
National Puppy Day 2020: Jessica Chastain, Bill Clinton & Other Celebs Celebrate With Their Favorite Pets!
Celebrities, sports teams, and politicians alike celebrated National Puppy Day to help lighten everyone’s mood on Monday by posting pictures and videos of their furry friends to Twitter and Instagram.Jessica Chastain posted videos of a pup that her and her film crew rescued during a shoot in Morocco, and asked people to share their rescue stories, leading to a very wholesome thread of tweets.Hillary Clinton posted a pic of President Bill Clinton and their former chocolate lab.Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley posted a photo of her dog, Bentley, saying he “will always be a puppy” ...
Nigerians bash Naira Marley over coronavirus tweet
Naira MarleyBy Nimot Adetola SulaimonNigerians have bashed Naira Marley over his tweet that he did not believe in the coronavirus pandemic.Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley tweeted a few hours ago on his verified page, saying; ”retweet if you don’t believe in coronavirus’‘.Retweet if u don’t believe in CoronaVirus— nairamarley (@officialnairam1) March 23, 2020This statement has met with a lot of criticisms as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced a total of 36 confirmed coronavirus cases and 1 death in the country.Read some of the comments below.You know how much influe...
Celebrities share mixed reactions on Metro Manila quarantine due to COVID-19
MANILA, Philippines — Celebrities shared their reactions on the recent announcement of President Rodrigo Duterte regarding Metro Manila’s community quarantine due to novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).Duterte on Thursday announced tougher measures to combat the spread of the COVID-19, including work and class suspensions as well as travel restrictions, as part of a “community quarantine” in Metro Manila.Words matter because choice of words make us feel emotions. I appreciate the use of “community quarantine” rather than “lockdown”.Emotions matter because we tend to make bad decisions wh...