Rita Wilson Is Making the Best of Her & Tom Hanks’ Coronavirus Diagnosis

Rita Wilson has not lost her spirit — or sense of humor — after she and husband Tom Hanks tested positive for COVID-19.

A day after he revealed his and his wife’s coronavirus diagnosis, the two-time Oscar winner gave fans an update on his Instagram page.

“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,” he wrote on Wednesday.

The legendary actor was in Australia to film Baz Luhrmann’s currently untitled Elvis Presley biopic, which has since been shut down.

“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,” the 63-year-old actor concluded.

Despite being quarantined, Wilson is making the best of her situation. This week, the actress/singer used her “coronavirus vacation” to promote her song “The Wind” from her 2018 album “Bigger Picture.”

Rita Wilson promotes her music!

The mother of two — who shares sons Chet, 29, and Truman, 24, with Hanks — even decided to compile a Spotify playlist for those in isolation, and asked social media to suggest songs, as well as a playlist name.

After much deliberation, Wilson named the playlist “Quarantunes,” which features tracks such as “So Far Away” by Carole King, “I Wanna Be Sedated” by The Ramones, and Wilson’s own cover of “Leaving on a Jet Plane” by John Denver.

Wilson also used her Twitter page to crack some much-needed jokes, including:

Previously, Wilson’s stepson, actor Colin Hanks, released a statement saying he is “confident” his dad and stepmom “will make a full recovery.”


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