Ryan Reynolds Jokes About Celebrities And COVID-19
Ryan Reynolds is perhaps the funniest celebrity around. With his witty comebacks, sarcastic tweets and just plain hilarious jabs at others, especially wife Blake Lively.
He recently spoke out about the global pandemic called COVID-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) which is spreading like wildfire around the world. Causing millions of casualties everywhere, COVID-19 has become one of the deadliest illnesses around.
Ryan Reynolds Raises Awareness
Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter to post a video saying, “We need to work to flatten the curve and fight off COVID-19.” He then went on to joke about the real heroes around this time. Celebrities.
Another important message from an important celebrity. Let’s spread the word not the virus. I happily nominate, @stevenpage @Sethrogen and @TerryR49776917 #PlankTheCurve #StayAtHomeSaveLives pic.twitter.com/IRJNI9Y6G9
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) March 23, 2020
“I think in times of crisis, I think we all know that it’s the celebrities we count on most. They’re the ones that are going to get us through this,” he said.
However, he also added, “Right after healthcare workers, of course. First responders. People who work in essential services. Ping pong players. Mannequins, they’re great. Childhood imaginary friends, sure. Like 400 other types of people.”
Ryan Reynolds video was a response to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who had nominated his fellow Canadians to “stay at home and save lives.”
You need to stay home. And so do your friends and family members. Help spread the word with your own video – and tag your friends to remind them to stay home too. And together, we can #PlankTheCurve. @MichaelBuble and @VancityReynolds – can you help? #StayAtHomeSaveLives pic.twitter.com/f1PQQrzMIK
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) March 23, 2020
Justin Trudeau himself is currently self isolating after his wife tested positive for the coronavirus. “COVID-19 is hitting hard all around the world and right across the country, everyone needs to step up to fight against the virus.” He also appreciated the health care workers who are working hard to keep all of us safe around the world.
Justin then proceeded to tag Ryan Reynolds to further spread the message and encourage everyone to stay at home, practice social distancing and wash your hands.”
Ryan Reynolds also tagged fellow celebrity Seth Rogan on Twitter to help spread the word who responded with his own video.