March 12, 2020
Tom Hanks' son, Chet Hanks, revealed that his parents are not worried after Tom announced that he and his wife, Rita Wilson, had tested positive for Coronavirus in Australia.
In a newly released Instagram video by Chet Hanks, the 29-year-old revealed that his parents were not worried about their diagnosis.
Chet re-assured fans. He told them that he had just gotten off the phone with his parents and that the couple was doing fine.
He added that both Tom and Rita were taking the necessary medical precautions, and they aren't beating themselves up over the diagnosis.
Chet showed appreciation to well-wishers who had shown concern and assured them that everything was going to be okay. He also advised them to stay safe and protect themselves.
Shortly after the release of Chet's video, his brother, Colin, also took to social media to address the situation.
The 42-year-old actor expressed gratitude for the outpouring of love and assured fans that their parents were getting the best treatment in Australia.
Shortly after this was revealed, fans and well-wishers alike have continued to show love and support to the couple.
Fans of Rita Wilson took to her Instagram page to support the singer. While some Instagram users wished Rita a speedy recovery, others reminded her that they loved her, and they were praying for her.
Tom Hanks and Rita got married in 1988, and the couple has two children together; Chet Hanks and Truman Hanks. Tom also has two other children; Elizabeth and Colin from his first marriage.