March 12, 2020
Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks enjoy an outpour of love from fans after the announcement of their coronavirus status.
Soon after it became public that Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, had contracted the Coronavirus, their shocked fans reacted to the news with a great deal of love.
Hanks noted that he and his wife would be “tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires.”
The Instagram post that the thousands of fans had piled under was a video of Rita singing her heart out while on the “Today Show” in Australia.
The duo’s sons, Chet and Colin, also reacted to the news with a clip and an image, according to a recent People report.
“Despite the fact that I’m in LA and haven’t seen them in over three weeks, we have been in constant contact and am confident that they will make a full recovery.”
Through the post’s caption, the “Saving Private Ryan” star explained that he and Rita had come down with body pains and colds.
While they thought nothing of it, they soon became worried when Rita’s chills, which would come and go, was accompanied by slight fevers.
Eventually, the duo went for checks where they both tested positive for the Coronavirus.
Although he promised to keep the world posted with their progress, Hanks noted that he and his wife would be “tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires.”
According to People, Tom was in Australia for the pre-production of Baz Luhrmann‘s unnamed Elvis Presley biopic.
Tom holds the role of the late music legend’s icon’s longtime manager, Colonel Tom Parker. Shooting has, however, been put on hold until further notice.