Former “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood has examined optimistic for coronavirus, he introduced Friday on social media.
In a video put up first circulated on Instagram, Underwood mentioned his signs began a number of days in the past, and he had simply obtained his take a look at outcomes.
“I need to allow you to guys know: I’m 28, I take into account myself fairly wholesome, I work out repeatedly, I eat wholesome, and I grew to become symptomatic a number of days in the past, received my take a look at outcomes again at the moment and they’re optimistic,” he mentioned.
Underwood mentioned that, regardless of dwelling a wholesome way of life, the coronavirus has knocked him out.
“It’s been kicking my ass, simply to place it fairly bluntly,” he mentioned. “The primary factor is I can’t even stroll up a flight of stairs with out being out of breath or go to the toilet with out having to take a seat down as a result of I’m exhausted.”
The previous “Bachelor” mentioned he’s self-quarantining on the residence of the dad and mom of his girlfriend, Cassie Randolph, whom he met on the present.
“Sadly meaning we’re all on this collectively, at this level. So we’ll preserve you posted, however we’re in good spirits,” he mentioned.
Underwood mentioned he doesn’t need his video to stoke worry however to “encourage you guys to remain residence, do your half, deal with yourselves, deal with each other.”
Underwood is the most recent superstar to disclose a coronavirus prognosis.
Others who’ve additionally been recognized with the COVID-19 illness embody actors Tom Hanks and Idris Elba and NBA star Kevin Durant.