Josh Gad is reading books to quarantined children
Actor and comedian, Josh Gad takes to Twitter to play his part amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The global pandemic is affecting everyone everywhere. As rumors and figures about people affected by the virus (COVID-19) are rapidly changing every day, it is cultivating a lot of anxiety among people and children in general.
Josh tweeted last night in hopes to brighten up someones’ day during the growing fear from the virus:
“Since we’re all stuck at home right now I figured we would have a little fun together,”
On Friday the popular voice-over artist for the famous snowman Olaf in Frozen live-streamed on Twitter to comfort his followers. And he read one of his favorite books for the quarantined children and parents. He continued to say:
“I’m going to see how this goes, but I decided I’m gonna read to you and your children or just you, depending on what you prefer,”
The book Josh read
Josh read Olivia Goes to Venice by author Ian Falconer. He read the whole book for quarantined families and their kids. And expertly changed his voice for every character. He went onto ask his fans for feedback. Because if they enjoyed it and if it made them feel better, he promised to continue doing it for at least ten minutes every night.
He ended his live stream with a very sweet and comforting message saying:
“I love you all. I hope you’re all healthy and safe, wherever you are and hopefully I will see you all very soon. Take care.”
Many fans and followers alike commented messages of appreciation. And they said it made them feel a lot better. Because of so many thanking messages, Josh himself replied to a few saying:
“You’re going to be ok. Take precautions and be safe. Sending you lots of love. Wipe those tears and know we’re in this together.”
Stats about the virus so far
New York Times database has released its stats on, March 14 Saturday showing, at least 2,443 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 50 deaths within the United States.