Rita Wilson Creates A Playlist For Those Who Are Self Quarantining
Tom Hanks has coronavirus and has shared an update from Australia, where he and his wife, Rita Wilson, are both in isolation.The actor tweeted a photo on Sunday showing a stuffed kangaroo and koala watching over his Vegemite-covered toast.”Thanks to the Helpers,” Hanks tweeted. “Let’s take care of ourselves and each other.” On Twitter, Wilson wrote, “Hi guys! I want to make a @Spotify playlist for people self quarantining. Something that might relate to isolation, perhaps? Can you send some song ideas that I can add? Also, what should we call it?…This is what one does in quarantine. U think of stuff like this.”After the suggestions poured in, Wilson tweeted, “And the winner for the quarantine playlist naming is QUARANTUNES!”
The playlist, now on Spotify, offers the following appropriately named and themed hits:
“Right Here Waiting” — Richard Marx
“Love Will Keep Us Together” — Captain & Tennille
“Lonely People” — America
“So Far Away” — Carole King
“All By Myself” — Eric Carmen
“Dancing with Myself” – Billy Idol
“I Will Survive” — Gloria Gaynor
“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” — Kelly Clarkson
“U Can’t Touch This” — MC Hammer
“Survivor” — Destiny’s Child
“Don’t Worry Be Happy” — Bobby McFerrin
“Night Fever” — Bee Gees
“Rockin’ Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu” — Johnny Rivers
Wilson also threw in a couple of her own songs, including a track called “Girls Night In,” and her cover of James Taylor’s “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight.”
Dropkick Murphy’s had to cancel their St. Patty’s day show, like all other artists but the show WILL go on via livestream. The Murphys released the following statement via their website: “We hope you and your families are doing well during this trying time…For the first time in 24 years, we are not playing on St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The current world situation is the ONLY thing that would ever stop us from doing so…So we came up with an idea we’re going to pull off this Tuesday — the night of St. Patrick’s Day…We’re going to bring a DKM LIVESTREAM CONCERT to EVERYONE – ALL OVER THE WORLD!! You’ll be able to watch it on our YouTube, Instagram and Facebook Live…7pm BOSTON TIME This will be a FULL CONCERT!! We’re excited to entertain you on St. Patrick’s Day — live from Boston! SPREAD THE WORD!! THE SHOW MUST GO ON!!!”
Heidi Klum and her husband have “coronavirus jitters”. She is waiting to hear if she has the virus after she fell ill earlier in the week and couldn’t go on set of America’s Got Talent. She posted a video of her husband and her kissing…but he was outside of the window and she was inside of the window, so their lips don’t touch. But she wrote: “Like many of you, I also have been sick all week and, unfortunately, my husband who returned from his tour a couple of days ago is also feeling ill. TO be safe, we are staying apart until we get the results of our coronavirus tests.”Also, AGT stopped filming over the coronavirus fears.
Ben Affleck’s new movie that he’s shooting called Hypnotic is delayed because of the virus. This is one of many movies and shows that have halted production.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly accepted an invite to bring Archie to see the queen. The last time the queen asked to see the baby, the pair said no, which apparently upset the queen. Now they’ve accepted the 93 year old’s invitation to visit her while she’s on summer vacation in Balmoral, Scotland. Archie has reportedly only met his cousins, WIlliam’s children George, Charlotte and Louis only a handful of times.
The upcoming CMA’s have been cancelled. They were supposed to be on April 5th in Vegas but now they’ve been postponed until September.”We look forward to identifying a future date that we can celebrate with our country community safely.”
Jana Kramer is feeling the heat from her fans. She mentioned that she’s still planning on traveling to Canada with her family to film a movie. “For all the hate that I’m getting right now on my feed post about leaving, #1 I’m not just, like, going on vacation. I’m going to film a movie. I understand other productions have shut down, but where I’m going, apparently, there’s no cases. Everything’s fine,” she said. “I also know if I don’t show up, I could get sued.”The singer shared that the production company on the film is “not going to put me and my family at risk.” She assured her followers that she’s “taking this very seriously” but “can’t just not go out of fear and out of ‘What if I get it?’ Right now I’m healthy and my family’s healthy.’”More than 100 TV and film productions have been shut down amid the virus, including The Bachelorette, The Amazing Race, The Morning Show, Grey’s Anatomy, Chicago Med/Fire/P.D., Survivor and The Walking Dead.