Way back when, before we realized how COVID-19 was going to change our lives, Tom Hanks got coronavirus and it shook the nation. If Hanks could get it, no one was safe! Plus, we were terrified of losing the nation’s sweetheart. Thankfully, he recovered, but he’s not the same man. Now he’s a guy who is ready to curse out anyone who doesn’t wear a mask.
People reports that during a press conference for the Apple TV+ movie Greyhound, he got very explicit with a message about mask wearers:
There’s really only three things we can do in order to get to tomorrow: Wear a mask, social distance, wash our hands…Those things are so simple, so easy, if anybody cannot find it in themselves to practice those three very basic things – I just think shame on you. Don’t be a p—-, get on with it, do your part. It’s very basic. If you’re driving a car, you don’t go too fast, you use your turn signal and you avoid hitting pedestrians. My Lord, it’s common sense.
Hanks and Rita Wilson have been very open about their experience being sick, posting from the beginning:
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In this Instagram post, he wrote:
Hello folks. @ritawilson and I want to thank everyone here Down Under who are taking such good care of us. We have Covid-19 and are in isolation so we do not spread it to anyone else. There are those for whom it could lead to a very serious illness. We are taking it one-day-at-a-time. There are things we can all do to get through this by following the advice of experts and taking care of ourselves and each other, no? Remember, despite all the current events, there is no crying in baseball. Hanx
He told reporters during the press conference more about the experience of recovering from COVID-19.
“Oh, as the canaries in the coal mine for the COVID-19 experience, we are fine,” he said. “We had about 10 days of very uncomfortable symptoms. Not life-threatening, we’re happy to say. We were isolated in order to keep an eye on ourselves because if our temperatures had spiked, if our lungs had filled, if any number of things had gone wrong with this, we would have needed expert medical care. We didn’t. I guess we were model recoverers from COVID-19, but we were also isolated so that we would not give it to anybody else that we came in contact with, and since then have been doing the same isolating, social distancing that is being asked of the world so, we are fine.”
People are really appreciating Hanks getting rude about people not wearing mask:
Tom Hanks was stranded on an island with nothing but a mute volleyball for four years. We’ve had some restrictions, but access to television and books for four months. Want to get off this island? Wear a mask and practice social distancing.
— J.J. Hensley (@JJHensleyauthor) July 2, 2020
if you aren’t wearing your mask tom hanks is ashamed of you so let that sink in pic.twitter.com/lhHdxqYUcE
— 🦢 (@victoriametta) July 2, 2020
listen, america, your dad isn’t mad. he’s just disappointed. https://t.co/1RZC7ERIwU
— britt hayes (@MissBrittHayes) July 1, 2020
Hanks didn’t survive Covid19 to see people being reckless.
— Ronaldo Trancoso Jr (@ronaldotrancoso) July 1, 2020
If Tom Hanks is cursing you out, you gotta listen.
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