Chris Rock has examined constructive for COVID-19 and is urging his followers to get vaccinated.
The humorist introduced the information on Twitter on Sunday and insinuated that his signs are on the extra extreme facet.
“Hey guys I simply came upon I’ve COVID, belief me you don’t need this,” Rock tweeted. “Get vaccinated.”
A rep for Rock didn’t instantly return Web page Six’s request for additional remark.
Many followers responded to the “Grown Ups” star’s tweet with properly needs, however some puzzled if he hadn’t been vaccinated regardless of advocating for it; nonetheless, in Might, Rock joked on “The Tonight Present” that he lower the vaccination line with a purpose to obtain the jab.
“I’m two-shots Rock, that’s what they name me,” the “Tamborine” comic quipped, earlier than specifying he obtained the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which is a single-dose jab. “That’s the meals stamps of vaccines.”
Seemingly joking, Rock quipped that he “used” his “superstar” to be one of many first to get the vaccine.
“I used to be like, ‘Step apart, Betty White, I did ‘Pootie Tang.Step apart, outdated folks,’” he joked. “I used to be like Billy Zane on the Titanic. Leo [DiCaprio] died. Billy Zane lived to see one other day. I don’t need to be Leo on the backside of the ocean. Billy Zane received one other girl after that factor.
“In actuality, you need to be Leo — however not in that film.”
Rock, 56, has been vocal within the struggle towards COVID all through the pandemic—and even stunned New Yorkers by showing at one in every of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s press conferences to induce mask-wearing.
“It’s the children who actually aren’t carrying a masks, and , it’s unhappy,” he stated in Might 2020. “It’s unhappy that our well being has turn out to be, , a type of political subject … It’s a standing image, virtually, to not put on a masks.”