logo
Getty Images
Getty Images

Tom Hanks and Wife Rita Wilson Were Reportedly Having Wonderful Time in Australia before Coronavirus Diagnosis

Busayo Ogunjimi
Mar 13, 2020
10:59 A.M.

The Australian Minister of Trade revealed that Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were having a wonderful time in Australia before they got hit by the Coronavirus.

Advertisement

Tom Hanks is one of the recent victims of the Coronavirus that is spreading all over the world. The actor and his wife, Rita Wilson, tested positive while in Australia.

All is not gloomy for the couple, according to People. In the report, the Australian Minister of Trade reported that the Hollywood stars were having a swell time in the country before they came down with the virus.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson attend the Unveiling of the Fully Restored Saban Building at Petersen Automotive Museum on December 4, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson attend the Unveiling of the Fully Restored Saban Building at Petersen Automotive Museum on December 4, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images.

Hanks was in the country for his role as Colonel Tom Parker in the pre-production of Baz Luhrmann's untitled Elvis Presley biopic. Then on Wednesday, the actor announced he and his wife had tested positive for the virus.

Following the actor's announcement, the Minister, Annastacia Palaszczuk, spoke in a press conference that addressed the actor's diagnosis and the government's efforts at curbing the spread, saying:

Advertisement

"...our experts will work very closely with him, with Baz and all of the crew..."

Advertisement

Other Hollywood celebrities have reached out to the celebrity couple via social media, with many sending their wishes for a speedy recovery.

One of them was Marlon Wayans, who berated the actor for always being first, albeit tongue in cheek.

The initial symptoms were cold, tiredness, and body aches.

Advertisement

Wayans described Hank as the first recipient of the "first Hollywood Coronavirus," alluding to the actor's position as the first Emmy winner, and first Oscar winner. The comedian added that he was praying for the filmmaker and his wife.

Currently, the American cultural icon is being quarantined in a Queensland hospital, according to Hollywoodreporter.

His wife, Rita Wilson, who is also affected, was holding concerts where she performed songs from her newly released album "Halfway to Home."

Advertisement

On Thursday this week, Queensland Health Officials revealed the celebrity couple had contracted the virus either in the United States or while in transit to Australia.

Wife of the two consecutive Academy Awards for a single movie — "Philadelphia" — Rita Wilson, gave a breakdown of how the couple was tested and found positive for the virus via her Instagram story.

Rita revealed the initial symptoms were cold, tiredness, and body aches. The next step was the virus test, which came back positive. Medical protocols were followed immediately, and the couple was quarantined.

"Buzz lightyear" actor, Tim Allen, joked in a Twitter post that he would give the couple spacesuits if they needed them. He then told them to "rest up and get well."

Advertisement
Advertisement
Related posts

How 6 Celebrities Might Look If They Had the Perfect Face Shape According to the Golden Ratio – Photos

June 27, 2024

This Famous Actress Reveals Secret of Decade-Long Relationship with Woman Who Is 31 Years Older – Their Story

May 20, 2024

'Operation Menai Bridge': What Happens If King Charles III Dies?

March 18, 2024

Melanie Griffith's Transformation - Her Journey with Fillers to Her Look Now at 66

June 26, 2024

What Is Known about Rebel Wilson's Only Public 'Hot' Ex-boyfriend & Her Mysterious Dating Life

March 29, 2024

5 Celebrities Who Faced the Death of Their Partners & How They Got through It

March 19, 2024

This Boy Grew up without His Father & Slept on a Metal Bed — Now Dad of 5, This Actor Was Once ‘Sexiest Man Alive'

April 22, 2024

Police Officer, 29, Dies in Freak Accident at His Own Engagement Party — Tragic Details Revealed

March 12, 2024

How 'The Best' Directors in Hollywood Would Look Today If They Never Transitioned: 7 Pics via AI

May 14, 2024

Queen Camilla Stuns in Head-to-Toe Pink Attire Just like Princess Diana Did: Fans Split over Who Wore It Better

June 10, 2024

This Woman Is Wife of Huge Child Star - She Saved His Life When He Lost Ability to Speak & Walk

March 19, 2024

'He Looks So Old and Frail': King Charles' Latest Appearance Aroused Fans' Worries — His Transformation Amid Diagnosis

March 19, 2024

From King Charles to Princess Kate — Who Are the Royal Family Members Diagnosed with Cancer?

March 26, 2024

Queen Camilla Takes a Work Break to Be with Ailing Husband King Charles & Family: Details

March 05, 2024