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Rita Wilson Jokes about Coronavirus Amid Her and Tom Hanks' Diagnosis

Rebelander Basilan
Mar 22, 2020
06:30 A.M.
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Rita Wilson finds humor even in the Coronavirus crisis. She cracked up fans with a joke despite her and husband Tom Hanks' diagnosis.


On Twitter, the actress made a joke about the global virus threat, in an attempt to lighten up the situation. Her fans were both relieved that the couple appears to be fine and also amused.

"From here on out, the only Corona I want is from Mexico and you drink it," she tweeted. The actress has close to half a million followers on Twitter.

Rita Wilson at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel on February 27, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. | Photo: Getty Images



Her followers posted well-wishes for the couple's fast recovery. "Office Space" star Diedrich Bader also wished the couple's wellness, as reported by Pop Culture.

Another fan chimed in and expressed a hopeful return of their normal health soon. Aside from that, the Twitter account of the Mexican beer company mentioned by Wilson offered "digital escapism" for the couple.

Wilson's tweet came after Hanks informed the public that they tested positive for Covid-19 in Australia. The couple is currently in isolation to prevent the spread of disease.


Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images


Along with Wilson's sense of humor, she also created a quarantine Spotify. She asked her followers a unique name for it, but she finally settled into one creative word, as reported by Pop Culture.


"And the winner for the quarantine playlist naming is QUARANTUNES!" Wilson posted. The playlist is meant for people who do self-quarantine.

The World Health Organization declared coronavirus a pandemic.



Wilson's fans will surely agree on her list of songs on the app. She included her favorite songs like Billy Idol's "Dancing With Myself," MC Hammer's "U Can't Touch This," and Wilson's own "Girls Night In."

The couple's situation is one of the high-profile cases noted by the World Health Organization. Hanks was in Australia for the ongoing pre-production of the upcoming biopic film on Elvis Presley.


Around the world, 120,000 people have been diagnosed with the disease. Of the given data, at least 1,250 are found in the U.S., as reported by Pop Culture.

President Donald Trump recently announced a 30-day European travel ban, as well as a proposal to alleviate the financial predicament of the business sector.

The World Health Organization declared coronavirus a pandemic and stressed out that people should not take it lightly.

Hanks and Wilson have been living happily together for more than 30 years. Before her, the actor was married to Samantha Lewes, who had remained private all her life until her death.