Despite their best efforts, some of the biggest celebs – like Tom Hanks, Prince Charles, WWE’s Renee Young, Shanna Moakler and more – have contracted COVID-19.
(UPDATE 7/6/20, 7:00PM ET): Keisha Lance Bottoms, the Mayor of Atlanta, has revealed that she has tested positive for COVID-19. The 5-year-old mom-of-four broke the news on Twitter on July 6.
“COVID-19 has literally hit home,” Lance Bottoms, 50, tweeted. “I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive.”
COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive.
— Keisha Lance Bottoms (@KeishaBottoms) July 6, 2020
(UPDATE 7/3/20, 11:20 PM ET): Kimberly Guilfoyle, 51, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. who also worked on President Donald Trump‘s campaign — has tested positive for coronavirus as of Friday, July 3. The news was confirmed by Sergio Gor, the Chief of Staff for the Trump Victory Finance Committee on Twitter. “After testing positive, Kimberly was immediately isolated to limit any exposure. She’s doing well, and will be retested to ensure the diagnosis is correct since she’s asymptomatic but as a precaution will cancel all upcoming events,” the tweeted statement read. “Donald Trump Jr was tested negative, but as a precaution is also self isolating and is canceling all public events,” he confirmed.
(UPDATE 7/2/20, 3 PM ET) Model Shanna Moakler, 45, revealed that she “indeed” tested positive for COVID-19 in a series of Instagram Story videos on July 2. “I got my test results back yesterday and I am indeed COVID positive. They think I’m [on] about day seven,” she said, noting that she’s working with a doctor and nutritionist to “fight this.” The former Miss USA winner explained, “I’ve had different symptoms from fever, chills, coughing and just mostly l’m exhausted in a way I can’t describe.” Shanna added that she’s in “full rest mode.”
(UPDATE 7/2/20, 9:15 AM ET) The latest celebrity to confirm a positive coronavirus diagnosis is The Real Housewives of New York star, Ramona Singer. She revealed that she and her daughter, Avery tested positive for the COVID-19 antibodies, and had donated their plasma. Ramona explained that she noticed mild coronavirus symptoms back in February, but at the time, there was limited information and lack of testing for the disease. “I had no energy,” she told People. “I wanted to stay in bed all day. I felt very tired and I also had severe headaches.”
(Update 6/25/2020, 9:00 AM ET) “Man. What a few days. My show [WWE Backstage] gets canceled and I get Covid. Wear your masks and wash your hands. Stay safe, everyone,” tweeted Renee Young, 34, on June 24. Shortly after this confirmation, Pro Wrestling Sheet reported that “multiple people in WWE who have been at the Performance Center tested positive for COVID-19 this week, including in-ring talent.” Renee’s husband, current All Elite Wrestling world heavyweight champion Jon Moxley,