Here we are with Day 16 of our coronavirus updates, keeping you in the loop on everything that is happening with your favorite celebrities as the world goes on lockdown. We hope that you are staying safe and socially isolating , and we’re doing our best to keep you informed and entertained. So check out what happened yesterday – including an A-list wedding getting postponed because of COVID-19 – or keep reading for all the latest news. And be sure to check back later to as we update this story throughout the day.
The United States has the most Coronavirus cases with more than 80,000 testing positive.
Prince William and Kate Middleton’s kids honor medical professionals in sweet new video. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared a heartwarming clip of Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louise clapping outside Anmer Hall to show their support to doctor and medical staff at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With millions of parents homeschooling their kids during the coronavirus pandemic, it was only a matter of time they’d turn to social media to share their hilarious struggles.
During these though times, Selena Gomez wants to use her platform to help those in need. The singer released the new music video for Dance Again and launched new merchandise for the single to donate a portion of the proceeds to benefit MusiCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund, a charitable foundation that help those in the music community affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Pop singer Charlotte Lawrence took to social media to announced that she was positive for Coronavirus.
Enrique Iglesias shared a moving throwback photo and a very emotional message after the death of his stepfather from coronavirus.
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Kendall Jenner has told her 125 million followers that she IS socially isolating, contrary to the impression she gave on Instagram. After she posted herself in her 1965 red Ford Mustang with the caption “Just had to start her up,” concerned fans flooded her with demands that she stay home. The model, though, explained she was socially isolated as advised by California Governor Gavin Newsom. “Of course I'm staying home!!” she said. “Taking this quarantine v seriously... but also not a bad idea to get some fresh air as long as you keep a safe distance from others and follow all guidelines :) Everyone stay healthy.”
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ rarely-seen kids made an appearance on social media to send a special message.
Maleficent star Angelina Jolie has donated $1 million to No Kid Hungry to help feed kids who relied on school lunches and are now going hungry due to lockdown. "As of this week, over a billion children are out of school worldwide because of closures linked to coronavirus,” the mom-of-six said in a statement. "Many children depend on the care and nutrition they receive during school hours, including nearly 22 million children in America who rely on food support. No Kid Hungry is making resolute efforts to reach as many of those children as possible.”
Taylor Swift sent one of her fans a chunk of cash to help her out financially. Swiftie Holly Turner had posted on Tumblr that she was worried she couldn’t afford to stay in NYC because of the blow that coronavirus has dealt the music industry. Taylor sent $3,000 to her dedicated follower with a message: “Holly, you've always been there for me. I want to be there for you now. I hope this helps. Love, Taylor.” A thankful Holly wrote on social media: “@taylorswift13 literally single-handedly saved my ability to stay here. I cannot even believe my eyes right now.”
Ariana Grande is lending her fans a hand, and some cash, too! According to Page Six, the singer has been using Venmo to send payments ranging from $500 to $1,000 to followers in need.
Billy Porter is finding ways to keep himself entertained during lockdown, challenging his fans in self-isolation to recreate his Egyptian-themed 2019 Met Gala ‘Sun God’ outfit by The Blonds at home. “Using items found ONLY in your house, give me your best recreation of my 2019 @themetgalaofficial lewk and post a photo or video on your Instagram,” the Pose star wrote. “Be CREATIVE and have FUN! Get the whole family involved... I’ll share my favorites! Can’t wait to see what y’all come up with, hennies!” So, get to it and make sure you tag your look #billyporterfashionchallenge.
Estée Lauder Companies is showing they are beautiful inside and out, supporting charities at home and abroad as well as the drive to get medical supplies to hospitals. The cosmetics giant has donated $2million to Doctors Without Borders, made a grant towards the NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund and is also reopening their Melville, NY factory to produce hand sanitizer.
Ralph Lauren has made the biggest donation to date from an American fashion brand. The iconic label has pledged a whopping $10million to coronavirus relief.
Friends star Courteney Cox has revealed she’s binge watching her iconic show while on self-isolation after buying the entire series from Amazon Prime Video. “I decided during this time, since people love the show so much, I decided to binge-watch Friends,” she told Jimmy Kimmel during his Quarantine Minilogue series on YouTube. “I just started season one. It's really good!”
Donatella Versace is grieving for coronavirus-plagued Italy, but sends a message of hope. The designer released an open letter, published on the Vogue website, saying she wanted to send a message that “no one is alone in fighting this battle” as her home country reaches 70,000 infected with 6,800 deaths from the disease. “Milan looks like a ghost town,” she wrote, adding: “I beg all of you to please listen to what your government tells you to do, to look out for one another by staying at home, and to use the technology that we all love so much to remain connected.” Donatella and her daughter Allegra have also donated around $224k to the intensive care ward of a local Milan hospital.
Naomi Campbell went viral for disinfecting her airplane seat long before coronavirus was a thing, and now the legendary supermodel has shared that she’s taking around 30 vitamins and supplements daily. In a video on YouTube, health conscious Naomi gave a detailed list of her routine, including a power smoothie as well as liquid Golden Seal, liquid vitamin C, zinc, vitamin D, papaya seeds, probiotics, black seed, pine bark extract, turmeric and oregano oil.
Airbnb hosts have inspired the company to partner with them to provide housing – free or subsidized – to 100,000 coronavirus responders around the globe. The idea was sparked by pilot programs in Italy and France, where almost 6,000 hosts have stepped up to offer their abodes. “Thank you to our host community for opening your doors,” read a statement from the company.
The Four Seasons hotel is also opening its doors to those on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the hotel would provide free lodging to doctors, nurses and medical personnel.