‘Karma’: Social media lights up as celebrities from Padma Lakshmi to Sophia Bush comment on President Trump testing positive for coronavirus
Celebrities have mocked Donald Trump and his wife Melania after he announced he had tested positive for coronavirus in the early hours of Friday.
Padma Lakshmi, 50, posted a one-word response that simply read, ‘Karma’ for her nearly 740,000 followers on Twitter.
Actress and activist Sophia Bush, 38, echoed many others who pointed out that Trump has referred to the coronavirus pandemic as a ‘hoax’.
One word: Social media lit up after President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 including Padma Lakshmi who posted one word: ‘Karma’
‘Is it still a “Democrat hoax?” Are you still going to mock people for wearing masks? Are you sorry for lying to the American people for months? I ask these b/c I assume you’ll get the best taxpayer funded gov’t healthcare avail + genuinely hope you recover. But you owe us answers,’ Sophia tweeted.
The Masked Singer panelist Ken Jeong, 51, went all capital letters as he tweeted, ‘DON’T DENY THE SCIENCE!!!!!!!’, along with a plea for people to wear a mask.
Whitney Cummings, 38, took to Twitter with a reference to one of the symptoms of coronavirus.
‘Of course Trump didn’t know he had covid he never had taste in the first place?,’ she tweeted.
Tested positive: President Trump, shown Thursday at the White House, revealed on social media that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for coronavirus
Democrat hoax: Sophia Bush asked on Twitter if the coronavirus was still a ‘Democrat hoax’
In quarantine: Trump announced that he and Melania were in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19
Science wins: Ken Jeong tweeted not to deny science
Sometime symptom: Whitney Cummings, 38, took to Twitter with a reference to one of the symptoms of coronavirus
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill, 69, tried to find the positive in the situation.
‘If anything positive can come him testing positive, it would be his followers reevaluating their opinions. If they will now accept a lockdown, social distancing & mandatory mask-wearing, we could crush the virus like we should have from the start,’ he tweeted.
The actor also added the hashtag #ButIAlsoBelieveInTheToothFairy.
Positive side: Star Wars actor Mark Hamill, 69, tried to find the positive in the situation
Others cracked jokes about the relationship between Trump and White House counselor Hope Hicks, 31, who also tested positive for coronavirus.
‘I really don’t think this is a gimmick to get out of debating Biden.. I don’t think his ego would allow him to be the poster child of not wearing masks and then test positive for covid. I think he got it banging hope,’ tweeted singer Aubrey O’Day.
Scottt Nevis also tweeted, ‘Once again, a pretty young woman has gotten Donald Trump in trouble because he did not wear protection’.
No gimmick: Others cracked jokes about the relationship between Trump and White House counselor Hope Hicks, 31, who also tested positive for coronavirus
No protection: Scottt Nevis also tweeted, ‘Once again, a pretty young woman has gotten Donald Trump in trouble because he did not wear protection’
Zach Braff also chimed in and posted, ‘But we were told this was a hoax’.
Adam Rippon also said he was screaming out loud that Trump has the ‘hoax virus’.
Dove Cameron also wondered why Trump got tested for the ‘hoax’.
Common theme: Zach Braff also chimed in and posted, ‘But we were told this was a hoax’ along with other stars who ran with the hoax theme