Country music couple Garth Brooks and Trish Yearwood release a joint statement about safety after their camp was reportedly exposed to the novel coronavirus.
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are choosing safety first as they speak up after their camp was possibly susceptible to COVID-19.
Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks at the iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcasted live on FOX at Microsoft Theater on March 14, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images
As reported by US Weekly, the musical duo took to their respective social media pages yesterday to issue a joint statement confirming that they have chosen to postpone their virtual Facebook concert, which was to hold on July 7.
Garth had a drive-in concert at a movie theatre that featured his entire touring band. The performance saw more than 300 cars drive-in at a gate fee of $100 and was aired nationwide.
Also, Brooks' weekly "Inside Studio G Live" series was rescheduled for two weeks. While Brooks and Yearwood have ascertained that they were alright, they revealed their decision to self-isolate, writing:
"While Garth and Trisha are fine, the Garth/Trisha camp has possibly been exposed to the Covid-19 virus. To be smart about this, they are all quarantining for 2 weeks."
The "Thunder Rolls" crooner first announced the virtual concert on June 29 and revealed that fans would be able to request their favorite hits using the hashtag #GarthRequestLive2.
Today notes that the couple who have been married for almost 15 years have been in the business of blessing their fans with music since the pandemic began.
In March, Garth and Trish hosted an at-home concert of Facebook called "Inside Studio G: By Request," which reportedly crashed the site with a whooping audience of 5.2 million.
The concert's popularity caused the pair to be signed by CBS and perform at a special concert in April titled, "Garth & Trisha Live!
The following month, Brooks and Yearwood performed at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, to an empty house in a telecast reportedly seen by 5 million people.
Per Variety, last month, Garth had a drive-in concert at a movie theatre that featured his entire touring band. The performance saw more than 300 cars drive-in at a gate fee of $100 and was aired nationwide.
Aljazeera notes that the couple is among the A-listers to have felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their shows or health.
Some of them include actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson, Idris Elba, Prince Charles, Sophie Trudeau, amongst others. Also, high profile shows like The Met Gala, The Cannes Film Festival, and several fashion shows have been canceled.