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Judi Dench Encourages People to Keep Laughing during Coronavirus Pandemic

Rebelander Basilan
Mar 29, 2020
04:00 P.M.
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Judi Dench is the most recent celebrity to offer advice on the best way to get through the coronavirus pandemic. According to her, people simply need to continue laughing.

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In a new video shared by her daughter Finty Williams on Twitter, the 85-year-old actress sends a sweet message of joy and happiness.

"Oh, there you are! Just keep laughing," Dench, who has developed a reputation as one of the greatest actresses of the post-war period, can be heard saying to the camera. "That's all we can do." 

Judi Dench at Chelsea Flower Show on May 20, 2019 in London, England. | Photo: Getty Images

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A VIRAL VIDEO

In the clip, the Oscar champ is seen donning a dog cap on her head. As she speaks, the ears go up and down.

Her 47-year-old daughter, Finty, titled the adorable video, "Message from Ma…" As of this writing, the clip has been viewed more than 5.2 million times. It also amassed 46,000 retweets and 203,000 likes.

In 1957, Dench made her professional debut with the Old Vic Company. She performed in several of Shakespeare's plays over the following few years.

Finty Williams and Judi Dench at Burlington Arcade on November 12, 2019 in London, England. | Photo: Getty Images

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AN ACCLAIMED ACTRESS

She received critical acclaim for starring in the hit series "A Fine Romance" and "As Time Goes By." She rose to international fame as M in "GoldenEye," a role she continued to play in James Bond films until "Skyfall."

For her spectacular performances, Dench received several awards, including Academy Award, British Academy Film Award, BAFTA TV Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Tony Award.

It's clear that Dench just wants to keep people around the world calm.

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INSPIRING MESSAGE

Meanwhile, based on the video posted by her daughter, it's clear that Dench just wants to keep people around the world calm. However, she's not the only celebrity to do that, as reported by PEOPLE.

The day before, actor Matthew McConaughey also took to Twitter to share a video of himself with a motivating message of hope and solidarity as we all get through the pandemic together. 

"In these crazy times that we're in with the coronavirus, let's take care of ourselves and each other," McConaughey said in the clip. "Let's not go to the lowest common denominator and get paranoid."

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Matthew McConaughey at Carnegie Hall on February 29, 2020 in New York City. | Photo: Getty Images

He added that "let's do our due diligence and take the precautions we need to to take care of ourselves and those of us around us, right now more than ever."

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McConaughey continued encouraging everyone to practice "values of fairness, kindness, accountability, resilience, respect, courage."

McConaughey first gained notice for his supporting performance in the coming-of-age comedy "Dazed and Confused." His portrayal of Ron Woodroof in the biopic "Dallas Buyers Club" earned him widespread praise and numerous accolades.

We at AmoMama do our best to give you the most updated news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but the situation is constantly changing.

We encourage readers to refer to the online updates from CDC, WHO, or Local Health Departments to stay updated. Take care!

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