Madonna has said a few things that warrant a facepalm recently, such as when she got all preachy about COVID-19 while relaxing in a petal bath. Normally we’ll just brush it off as another dumb Madonna thing, but her latest Instagram COVID-19 quarantine diary entry about antibodies have gotten to the point where it’s getting dangerously irresponsible.
Speaking of celebs doing dumb things, the GOAT team talk about how Ellen DeGeneres is in full damage control mode on ‘It’s Been A Big Day For…’ below:
Seated in front of an old-school typewriter that would make Tom Hanks green with envy and channeling a 1940s noir aesthetic for her latest Instagram COVID-19 quarantine diary, Madonna says she took “a test the other day” and found out she has “the antibodies.”
Empowered by all those antibodies she supposedly has, Madonna then says how she’s “just going to go for a long drive in the car” and is “going to breathe in the COVID-19 air.” She finishes the video by saying, “Here’s the good news: tomorrow’s another day and I’m going to wake up and I’m going to feel differently all over again.”
The whole thing is… an experience that’s for sure.
It’s one thing to be preachy while in a bathtub but it’s another thing entirely to be telling people you’ve got antibodies and you’re going to “breathe in the COVID-19 air” because of it. Pretty sure that’s not how a coronavirus works.
The last thing we need right now is people getting the idea to prematurely break the COVID-19 lockdown just because they think they’re immune thanks to antibodies, but Madonna’s video is just feeding into that dangerous rhetoric.
Furthermore, scientists aren’t 100 percent sure if having antibodies will result in immunity against getting infected by COVID-19 again so all that talk about talk about going out to “breath in the COVID-19 air” probably won’t be good for your lungs.
Look, we’re all bored and struggling with lockdown life while this COVID-19 pandemic is still going, but Madonna’s musings about antibodies and going outside to “breathe in the COVID-19 air” is just dangerous talk. Stick to advice from scientists and medical professionals instead of aging pop stars with too much time on their hands.
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