Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson ‘Feel Better’ After COVID-19 Diagnosis

Leave it to Tom Hanks to deliver the world some much-needed good news.

In a statement posted to his Twitter page, the “Forrest Gump” actor announced he and wife Rita Wilson “feel better” after announcing their coronavirus diagnosis on March 11.

While assuring fans that “this, too, shall pass,” the 63-year-old urges everyone to continue engaging in social distancing to prevent spread.

“Hey, folks. Two weeks after our first symptoms and we feel better. Sheltering in place works like this: You don’t give it to anyone – You don’t get it from anyone. Common sense, no?” the two-time Oscar winner wrote.

He continued, “Going to take awhile, but if we take care of each other, help where we can, and give up some comforts…this, too, shall pass. We can figure this out. Hanx”

Wilson also appears to be in good spirts despite her illness.

Over the weekend, the actress broke the Internet when she showed off her insane rap skills by covering Naughty by Nature’s “Hip Hop Hooray.”

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After the clip went viral, several celebrities applauded Wilson’s hidden talent.

“OMG Rita I Love you!!!! Please come home!!!!!!!” Kris Jenner wrote in the comments section.

“The best video EVER!!!!!!” exclaimed Kris’ daughter Kim Kardashian.

Jennifer Aniston even appeared to give Rita her very own rap name.

“Yessssssss R Greeky!” the “Friends” alum wrote.

Wishing Tom and Rita a speedy recovery!


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