The father of Prince William and Prince Harry’s stepsiblings Laura Lopes and Tom Parker-Bowles has tested positive for the coronavirus. Andrew Parker Bowles, ex-husband of Prince Charles’ wife Duchess Camilla, thinks he knows where he caught it.
Actress Ali Wentworth has tested positive for coronavirus. The wife of ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, shared her diagnosis on her social media. “I have tested positive for the Corona Virus. I’ve never been sicker. High fever. Horrific body aches. Heavy chest. I’m quarantined from my family. This is pure misery,” Ali wrote, adding #stayhome.
Cheers to social distancing! While staying on their own driveways, neighbors in an Australian town were able to toast, listen to some music and enjoy each other’s company.
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Neighbors in Perth Senior Village, wine glasses in hand, toast from their driveways in Perth, Australia. “We are just a bunch of oldies, enjoying each other’s company with social distance,” one neighbor said. “We all took our drinks and nibbles and enjoyed the music played on Trish’s old record player. Very relaxing.” 🎥: Susan Moss / @abcperth
New Balance is helping to fill the high demand of protective masks. The activewear brand, which has already donated $2 million to COVID-19 relief, will start making masks and other hospital equipment like hospital gowns and foot coverings.
Top Gun: Maverick, Tom Cruise’s latest action-packed film, is the latest movie release to be pushed. The film will now open in theaters on December 23 instead of June 24.
I know many of you have waited 34 years. Unfortunately, it will be a little longer. Top Gun: Maverick will fly this December. Stay safe, everyone.— Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) April 2, 2020
Running of activities to do with your little ones during coronavirus quarantine and social distancing? We’ve got you covered with these fun and educational things to do.
Jessica Alba’s husband Cash Warren is pledging to help fight COVID-19.
Tusa singer Karol G is also stepping up to do her part, paying the rent and expenses of 600 families in Colombia.
Star DJs are joining forces for an Instagram Live today in support of the Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation (RWCF). The string of one-hour live sets, which begins at 6pm EST on sponsor Tequila Don Julio’s Instagram channel (@donjuliotequila) features Saint Clair to start then DJ M.O.S., Ruckus, Eric D-Lux and finally Lil Jon to close it out at 10pm. Don Julio has pledged $50,000 to the RWCF, and will also be donating an additional $1 for every viewer who tunes in!
Fountains of Wayne founder Adam Schlesinger, the mind behind the band’s hit Stacy’s Mom and songwriter for the CW comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, has died at 52. Tom Hanks paid tribute to the Emmy and Grammy-winning musician who wrote and co-produced the title song to his 1992 directorial debut That Thing You Do!. The actor, who battled the virus last month, wrote on Twitter: “There would be no Playtone without Adam Schlesinger, without his That Thing You Do! He was a One-der. Lost him to Covid-19. Terribly sad today. Hanx.”
The music world is also mourning jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis, Jr – father of Pulitzer Prize winning jazz musician Wynton Marsalis and Grammy winner Branford Marsalis – who died of complications from COVID-19 at 85.
Victoria’s Secret model Alexina Graham says she is recovering after being hospitalized with the virus. “I lost the ability to be able to speak properly in full sentences, my lungs just wouldn't let me,” she wrote on Instagram. “My chest was tight. I wasn't able to get in and out of a bath alone. I needed help to get in and out of bed and even eating became painful.” Alexina thanked her sister for helping her through the battle. “When you couldn't be with me in hospital you were there on the phone. Family, best friend, and my nurse at home. Love you,” she wrote.
Cindy Crawford's model daughter Kaia Gerber is starting an online book club for people in isolation. The 18-year-old cover girl has selected Normal People by Sally Rooney as the first book for the club, which will be held weekly on Instagram. “I read a lot on my own, but would love to be able to talk to you guys about it... so every week i'm gonna post a book to my stories and the following week i'll jump on live (sometimes with a friend, writer, guest etc.) so we can all talk about the book that week,” she wrote.
Dua Lipa says her boyfriend Anwar Hadid is helping her cope while on lockdown in an Airbnb. On the heels of the release of her new album Future Nostalgia, the singer told Good Morning Britain she’s “all good” despite not being at home. “Both my boyfriend and I are quite used to making anywhere a home, we travel a lot so this is fine,” she explained. “It’s been really, really good. We’re good at doing our things, then coming together when we want to watch a movie, or play a game, or do some painting, or go on our one-daily walk.”