The coronavirus epidemic has been hitting the headlines non-stop lately. Aside from the fact that the world is in full-blown panic mode, quite a few famous faces have tested positive for the virus too, while other stars are quarantined or practicing "social distancing."
But the latest star to put their opinion out there has had a rather controversial response online ...
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 JonasThe couple appear to be taking all the precautions.
James Van Der
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi
Sophie and Justin Trudeau
But one star is going viral for their stance on COVID-19 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 is forever.
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