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Netflix is doing its part during this time. Besides providing amazing content to get us through the tough times they have set up a $100 million fund to help people in the TV and film industry who have lost work due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Netflix Launches $100 Million Coronavirus Relief Fund

Netflix has launched a $100 million relief fund for members of the creative community put out of work by the spread of coronavirus. "Almost all television and film production has now ceased globally-leaving hundreds of thousands of crew and cast without jobs," Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, said in a statement.

Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for coronavirus. He’s one of the 2 inmates at the Wende Correctional facility in NY to have to infection. It’s unclear why or how he contracted the virus but I guess he’s been in isolation since he was taken to Rikers a few weeks back and he hasn’t had contact with his family or lawyers since the diagnosis. Right now in NYC at least 19 inmates and 12 employees have coronavirus. Oh, and because of the virus, he has asked the judge to give him a 2-month extension in his case.

At New York prison, Harvey Weinstein put in isolation after contracting virus

ALBANY - Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein, now one of New York's most notorious prison inmates after being sentenced for sexual assault, has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, according to officials connected to the state prison system. Weinstein, who turned 68 last Thursday is being isolated at Wende Correctional Facility in Western New York, officials told CNHI Sunday.

Kristen Bell and husband Dax Shephard are doing their part to financially help some people in the LA area. They own two buildings and it looks like they’ve waived rent for the month of April. This is because of the virus and the “stay at home” order that’s in place.

Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard waive April rent for their tenants

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are helping their tenants as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take an economic toll on people and families across the globe. The couple -- who own residential properties in Los Angeles -- have decided to waive rent payments for the month of April, Fox News can confirm.

 

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood literally broke the internet on Monday…how? They performed a Facebook live concert from home on Monday night that drew so many fans that it caused the site to crash multiple times. The singers drew 3.4million viewers to the online concert.

 

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood's emotional home concert crashes Facebook Live

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood performed in a Facebook Live concert Monday night that drew so many fans it crashed the site multiple times.

Kelly Ripa has been very vocal about the fact that her roots are growing out, and it’s also quite obvious that many of these late night hosts on TV don’t have someone doing their makeup. But some comedians like Kevin Hart and Jim Carrey are letting it go because it’s a good time to let their natural looks take a front seat and not a backseat. Kevin says he’s always had a lot of grey hair but since he’s not working right now he’s just gonna let it go. Jim Carrey says that is will begin to grow out a beard while social distancing at his home during the pandemic, He says every day he will post a picture of the meaningless transformation. #LetsGrowTogether……And let’s not forget Blake Shelton growing his mullet back during this time.

Kevin Hart embracing his natural gray hair during quarantine

Kevin Hart is taking a break from the dye bottle while staying home during the coronavirus outbreak. Last week, the 40-year-old funnyman launched a new Instagram video series dubbed "Confessions from the Hart" and featuring behind-the-scenes stories from throughout his career - and in his first episode, Hart revealed that he's done coloring his natural gray hair for now.

Elon Musk is following through with his promise to deliver ventilators to patients in need in the city of Los Angeles. He promised 1000 of them and they are all there.

Virus Skeptic Musk Donates Ventilators in What Governor Calls 'Heroic Effort'

(Bloomberg) -- Elon Musk, the chief executive officer of Tesla Inc. and an outspoken skeptic of the severity of the coronavirus outbreak, donated more than 1,000 ventilators to officials in Los Angeles to meet demand as the pandemic becomes more severe.The billionaire said in a tweet he helped acquire

 

71 year old Prince Charles, the son of Queen Elizabeth II has tested positive for coronavirus and is now self-isolating in Scotland. He is displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual.They don’t know who he contracted the virus from but he’s done a number of public engagements. Buckingham Palace says that the Queen remains in good health.

Prince Charles tests positive for novel coronavirus

Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth II's son and the first in line to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus and is now self-isolating in Scotland.