Avengers star, Evangeline Lilly, has caused quite the stir this week after she announced that she has refused to self-isolate amid all the coronavirus panic.
Keep scrolling for the full story, and to hear what she had to say on the matter...
Being rich and famous has its many advantages...Nice cars, huge houses, and jealousy-induing vacations, to name a few.
But one thing that fame can't provide you with?
via: Getty ImagesImmunity from COVID-19.
COVID-19 - otherwise known as coronavirus - has been at the center of pretty much every headline over the past few weeks.
via: Getty ImagesAnd, aside from the widespread panic, another reason for this is undoubtedly the number of celebs who have been infected with the virus or having to self-isolate.
But, if we rewind for a second, what actually is COVID-19?
via: Getty ImagesAccording to the World Health Organization, COVID-19 is a new strain of coronaviruses that had not been previously been identified in humans.
The virus primarily affects the respiratory system.
via: Getty ImagesAnd common symptoms include fever, coughing, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties.
Although, in more serious cases...
via: Getty ImagesIn patients who are elderly and have existing health issues, the virus can lead to pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and even death.
As the pandemic continues, several high profile stars have tested positive for the virus.
via: Getty ImagesBecause, of course, no one is immune, right? Keep scrolling to see the list of all the stars that have tested positive for coronavirus or self-isolating because of the outbreak.
This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I fo… https://t.co/CpmfaebeyO— Idris Elba (@Idris Elba)1584382706.0
via: InstagramThe former bachelorette was tested for the virus after exhibiting all of the symptoms and is currently waiting on the results.
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas.The couple appear to be taking all the precautions.
James Van Der.
Sophie and Justin Trudeau.
But some celebrities have been taking to social media for all the wrong reasons.
One of the worst moves I have ever seen a celebrity make. Vanessa Hudgens almost sounds like she’s doing a skit mak… https://t.co/rHBGYEcZoR— KFC (@KFC)1584478909.0
She's since removed the vid - but the internet never forgets.
vanessa hudgens got that vid of her being ignorant abt corona deleted.... we got u on tape ma’am ! https://t.co/nKScrn90xQ— ʚɞ (@ʚɞ)1584481155.0
In it, Hudgens make some rather ignorant and off-color remarks about the pandemic.
Nobody...absolutely nobody at all: Vanessa Hudgens: https://t.co/GNJFZyPVYV— Aha. (@Aha.)1584480823.0
And needless to say, Twitter was not happy.
the way vanessa hudgens said "yeah, people are gonna dieeee" omg cast her in a sorority movie asap. she has been pl… https://t.co/3QYt21s2OC— Bolu Babalola (@Bolu Babalola)1584474672.0
Not a smart move, Vanessa.
watching that video of vanessa hudgens talking about coronavirus https://t.co/tekb2ZD4w2— kathleen (@kathleen)1584480101.0
But now, to take a little of the heat off Vanessa...
Evangeline Lilly is the latest famous face to come under fire...
The actress shared an image of her morning tea to Instagram...
Evidently, she is still going about her day-to-day business with little care about the coronavirus risks.
And, with businesses and schools closing around the world because of the virus outbreak, Lilly’s stance has provoked some serious anger among her followers.