How Ellen DeGeneres, Lady Gaga and More Celebrities Are Social Distancing During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Celebrities are not exempt from social distancing, folks!
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the influx of cases in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control is urging people to practice social distancing to slow down the spread of the virus. Hollywood is already being affected by the pandemic as Tom Hanks, Idris Elba and more have tested positive for COVID-19.
Celebrities are doing their parts to encourage their fans and followers to self-isolate and practice social distancing in the coming days. From snuggling their fur babies to doing stand-up on their porches for the neighbors, here’s how your favorite celebrities are spending their time at home.
The daytime talk show host has not been taping The Ellen DeGeneres Show amid the spread of coronavirus, so she attempted to do a puzzle. “I’m bored, I’m sure everybody’s bored,” DeGeneres started her video before diving into a 4,000-piece puzzle.
She has been posting updates to her Instagram and … let’s just say it’s gonna take her a while. First, she was missing a piece, then the piece was found under her table, then she had to sort out all of the puzzle pieces and finally, she realized that there is not enough room for her gigantic puzzle.
In case you forgot, Tisdale starred in Disney’s High School Musical, so it’s only natural that she broke out some of her dance moves during social distancing.
The Union-Wade family is “riding this out” together.
Cara Delevingne & Margaret Qualley
The model posted a video with actress Margaret Qualley to Instagram, showing the pair doing a synchronized dance to “Kung Fu Fighting.” She also made a TikTok lip-syncing to Keeping Up with the Kardashians with her girlfriend, Ashley Benson.
Whatever it takes to make it through, to be honest!
Justin & Hailey Bieber
The couple passed some time by learning a TikTok dance together. Couple bonding at its finest.
Miley Cyrus told her followers, “I have not gotten out of these sweatpants in about five days and I have no plan on doing it anytime soon.” The singer also started a virtual talk show on her Instagram Story, “Bright Minded: Live With Miley,” that takes place Monday to Friday at 11:30 a.m. PT.
The Good Place actress did a coloring project with her daughters, Delta and Lincoln, while they are social-distancing.
The actress got cozy with a hot shower, leopard-print pajamas, a hair mask and tequila. “Keep Calm” is her mantra as of late.
It’s all about cleaning and high notes for Chenoweth.
The “Stupid Love” singer is spending her social distancing looking impeccably chic and surrounded by her dogs. She wrote on Instagram, “So I talked to some doctors and scientists. It’s not the easiest for everyone right now but the kindest/healthiest thing we can do is self-quarantine and not hang out with people over 65 and in large groups. I wish I could see my parents and grandmas right now but it’s much safer to not so I don’t get them sick in case I have it. I’m hanging at home with my dogs. I love you world, we’ll all get through this. Trust me, I talked to God —she said we’re gonna be ok.”
The “Lover” singer is taking notes from her cat, Meredith, who sees “self quarantining” as “a way of life” and asked us all to “be like Meredith.”
Swift previously urged her followers to practice social distancing, telling fans on her Instagram Stories, “This is the time to cancel plans, actually truly isolate as much as you can, and don’t assume that because you don’t feel sick that you aren’t possibly passing something on to someone elderly or vulnerable to this. It’s a really scary time but we need to make social sacrifices right now.”
Chrissy Teigen “doesn’t even like cake” but made a “cool isolation cake” with Luna.
The lifestyle guru made a (predictably) gorgeous and Instagrammable pillow fort for her sons.
Kaling is perfecting her work from home ~*lewk*~. “When all of your meetings for the day at video conference calls,” Kaling joked on Instagram. She also asked friends for some fitness advice that didn’t require “like bands and a trampoline” because she’s “only one human woman.”
The Big Little Lies star responded to Kaling’s inquiry, telling her that he tried Zumba with his son and “lasted one song” because it’s “no joke.”
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Chopra Jonas is getting “mommy hugs” from her dog, Gino.
Millie Bobby Brown
The Stranger Things star wrote that now is “the perfect time to be with our families and fluffy friends.” The 16-year-old stressed, “Self isolation is [very] important. Social distancing is [very] important,” and added, “Let’s protect the people that hold our history.”
Cox decided to put her free time to good use, learning and performing a TikTok dance. The Friends star wondered to her Instagram followers, “Could this be why Coco and Johnny are social distancing themselves from me?” She added the hashtags, “#bored” and “#quarantine.” Coco is her daughter, whom she shares with ex-husband David Arquette, and Johnny is her boyfriend, Johnny McDaid.
Alba and her daughter, Haven, are TikToking together, too!
Ratjkowski and her husband Sebastian Bear-McClard are spending their time watching Love Is Blind and taking family selfies including their dog, Colombo.
The former governor of California hunkered down with his mini-horse and donkey, Whiskey and Lulu. He urged everyone to practice social distancing, furry friends or not.
Inspired by videos of Italians singing and playing with one another during quarantine in Italy, the comedian decided to do some standup for his neighbors.
The frontman for The Killers is spending his social distancing practicing good hand-washing with the help of the band’s hit song, “Mr. Brightside.”
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