April 01, 2020
Renowned game show host, Bob Barker, confirmed that he has no hassle about staying cooped up at home as this was normal for him pre-COVID-19 times.
While many celebrities are finding it harder to remain at home as opposed to being up and about and doing outdoor activities, TV star Bob Barker, is less concerned about it.
TMZ confirmed this after a source close to the veteran celebrity shared details of his health and how he was faring during the quarantine.
QUARANTINE: A WAY OF LIFE
The insider told the news outlet that way before the Coronavirus outbreak, Barker's health required quarantine due to the level which his immune system is at, these days. Also, the source assured TMZ that the showbiz mogul was fine with the arrangement.
However, the COVID-19 crisis has led to a stricter routine for the nonagenarian. Currently, people with cold aren't allowed around Barker, and he only comes in physical contact with people in quarantine at home with him.
Bob Barker, who hosted "Truth or Consequences" in 1956, has settled well into aging gracefully and keeps himself busy with watching TV.
Another star fans got worried about was Betty White.
Also, the source assured TMZ that the showbiz mogul was fine with the arrangement. Bob also adheres to taking medications as at when due while his family makes sure he eats healthy.
Back in 2018, the then 94-year-old Barker faced health issues that left him with severe backaches. As it is, this was not the first time he experienced back pain complications.
In 2017, the star host fell at home, after which he was taken to the hospital. The aging star seems to have a history of falling because the same incident occurred in 2015. All these could have culminated in the constant backaches he experienced in 2018.
THE OLDER GENERATION AMID COVID-19
Presently, his back pain issues seem to have subsided, and the current challenge is seeing him safe amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Another star fans got worried about was Betty White. The record holder for the longest spanning entertainment career is pushing 100, and her health is at utmost priority in these trying times.
TMZ, however, gives a reassurance that she is staying indoors healthy and staying clear of possible contact with the virus.
Betty White is currently at her Los Angeles home while her grocery shopping and other errands are well-handled.