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Matthew McConaughey has a strong message for his followers.
The actor shared a civil service announcement Monday on Twitter, contacting fans to stay at home in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic
The 30- second video switched in between clips of physician working and individuals hanging around at home, engaging in activities such as working out and gardening.
” We are at war with a virus, and health-care troops and first responders are on the front line battling it every day,” the 50- year-old actor said in a voice-over. “Let’s join the fight by staying home.”
” Staying at home is not a retreat, it’s the most brave and aggressive weapon we have versus this opponent,” McConaughey continues. ” Because, when we do remain at house, we avoid overwhelming our hospitals while buying time for our researchers to discover the vaccine.”
As McConaughey concluded, ” And that is how we beat it,” text appeared in the video, just stating: “Stay at home.”
” It looked like we require to let the message out that staying at home is more than more than an excellent idea, that it’s in fact what we need to do– what’s essential to win,” McConaughey told The Associated Press on Monday. “That’s why we started it off with stating, let’s take a look at this as it is a war that we remain in, rather of just saying, ‘Hey, is it an excellent defense to go remain at home?’ No, in fact, it’s our greatest offense right now.”
McConaughey has been hunkered down in his longtime hometown of Austin, Texas, with his spouse, 3 kids and his mother, who moved out of her assisted living facility to join them.
McConaughey stated that this worldwide crisis, like others before it, might help reveal the finest of mankind.
Matthew McConaughey has been remaining at home with his other half, kids and mother. (Picture by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File).
” You see humanity acting and it’s at its best in a great deal of methods,” he said. “You see people assisting the least vulnerable in methods that perhaps they weren’t previously. You see a great deal of more empathy.”
Several other stars have motivated their fans to practice social distancing on social media.
Reese Witherspoon revealed on Instagram that she and Laura Dern went out for a walk together, but kept plenty of distance between themselves.
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Ellen DeGeneres has been phoning a few of her well-known friends to stay in touch without being too close and has shared video of her calls online also.
The Associated Press added to this report.
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