Forrest Gump Actor, Tom Hank Tested Positive For Coronavirus
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is something that is being talked about across the globe. This virus, that first emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019, has effected over 1,26,000 people across the different continents and claimed the lives of more than 4.600 people. With many people being tested positive with the virus daily, the news that Forrest Gump actor, Tom Hanks too is done with it is in the news.
Tom Hanks revealed to the world, via a social media post, that he and his wife Rita Wilson have been tested positive for coronavirus. He Twitted:
Hello, folks. Rita and I are down here in Australia. We felt a bit tired like we had colds, and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too. To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the Coronavirus, and were found to be positive.
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Their son Chet Hanks took to Instagram and shared an update on his parents. He posted a video about his parents being diagnosed with Coronavirus. The 25-year-old begins his video saying:
"Wassup everyone. Yea, its true my parents got coronavirus. Crazy. They're both down in Australia right now 'cause my dad was shooting a movie down there. I just got off the phone with them. They both are fine. They're not even that sick. They're not worried about it. They're not tripping but they're going through the necessary health precautions obviously."
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Tom Hanks was in Australia for the shoot of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic. The film, which also stars Austin Butler, sees Tom as manager of The King of Rock 'N' Roll - Colonel Tom Parker. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the pre- production of the movie has been halted because a ‘company member’ has been tested positive for coronavirus and is currently receiving treatment.
On the other hand, Rita performed her songs from her latest album, Halfway to Home at Brisbane's Emporium Hotel and even made her debut at Sydney Opera House.