Shark Tank Judge Daymond John Predicts a 'Baby Boom' Will Occur in '9 Months' Due to Coronavirus
Come December, Daymond John thinks a lot of people will be getting their holiday presents in the form of new family members.
“People gonna be home, gonna have some extra time on their hands,” said John, 51. “A little bored, maybe, or in love. And nine months after everything is over, we’re gonna have a whole lot of babies.”
“Listen, I travel 250 days a year so I may be home, so I’m gonna name my baby Corona,” joked the FUBU founder, president and CEO.
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“I get to get educated on new ways that businesses are being done,” he continued. “I also get to invest in other people’s dreams. I can’t think of everything, so if you think of something really great, I could be your partner and make some money and change the world a little bit? I’m down.”
Meanwhile, The New York Times reports that more than 137,000 people around the world have been sickened by the coronavirus, or COVID-19, as of Friday afternoon, March 13. At least 5,073 people have died from exposure to the virus, which affects the respiratory system. Older people and those with heart or lung disease are at higher risk of developing serious symptoms from the virus, the newspaper notes.
“Her symptoms remain mild and she is taking care of herself and following the advice of our doctor,” Trudeau, 48, said of his wife on Thursday.
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