Designer suitcases and luxurious loungewear are the form of extravagant gadgets one would anticipate to see a celeb tackle board as they clock up air miles on arduous long-haul flights.
Worlds other than the free champagne and caviar you may think celebrities request when flying First Class, it appears stars have gotten extra involved with staying wholesome than trying glamorous as they jet-set across the globe for work to international locations like Paris and Italy, the place several towns are on lockdown.
In an period of social media, rumours surrounding the unfold of the virus are rife and whereas many have accused excessive profile celebrities of scaremongering, there may be some trigger for concern.
On Tuesday, the Centres for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) warned Individuals to begin preparing for the flu-like virus, whereas Scott Morrison, the Prime Minister of Australia, mentioned “there may be each indication the world will quickly enter a pandemic part”.
Thus far, greater than 2,800 folks have been killed by coronavirus across the globe, and greater than 82,000 contaminated.
Because the virus continues to unfold across the globe, celebrities have taken to social media to share the methods during which they’re defending themselves whereas travelling, albeit via the artwork of the selfie.
On Wednesday, Gwyneth Paltrow shared a selfie of her sporting a heavy-duty face masks throughout a flight to Paris for Trend Week.
Within the picture, the actor may very well be seen wearing a black masks masking her mouth and nostril whereas sitting in her aircraft seat.
For the caption, Paltrow referred to the 2011 movie Contagion she starred in, which sees a lethal virus sweep the world.
“En path to Paris. Paranoid? Prudent? Panicked? Placid? Pandemic? Propaganda? Paltrow’s simply going to go forward and sleep with this factor on the aircraft,” she wrote.
“I’ve already been on this film. Keep protected. Don’t shake fingers. Wash fingers often.”
Kate Hudson posted the same selfie to her Instagram account this week amid fears that coronavirus is spreading quickly.
“Journey. 2020,” Hudson captioned the picture together with a flushed face emoji, which confirmed her sporting a disposable surgical masks.
The actor’s followers have been fast to level out that her face masks won’t be the appropriate kind, with one individual commenting: “For those who’re nervous about corona..solely the N95 masks will defend.you..that one will not do a lot…simply saying.”
The suggestions led Hudson writing a remark of her personal on Paltrow’s put up, saying: “At the least you will have the appropriate masks!!!” alongside an eye fixed roll emoji.
On Monday, supermodel Bella Hadid shared a selfie together with her 28.eight million followers whereas en path to Trend Week, sporting a face masks on an airplane.
The mannequin was placing her well being first as she jetted out of Milan to Paris after the coronavirus outbreak hit elements of Italy.
The 23-year-old additionally shared an Instagram story video which confirmed her sitting on a aircraft with a masks masking her mouth and nostril. “Subsequent metropolis lets go [sic],” she captioned the clip.
On Wednesday, Selena Gomez shared a collection of pictures to doc her latest travels to Chicago, Illinois together with her mom Mandy Teefey.
The singer posted a gallery of 5 pictures from the journey alongside the caption: “Momma and I being vacationers. We take nice footage. OH and we went to CrimeCon! Love you Chicago and the bean.”
The ultimate photograph in Gomez’s put up confirmed her ready at Chicago’s O’Hare airport sporting a blue jacket and a masks over her face.
Earlier this week, Determined Housewives star Eva Longoria posted a video on her Instagram web page to consolation her 7.7m followers after receiving a flood of messages concerning her latest travels to Italy.
“I’m capturing on this small city in Italy. I am nowhere close to the north. Thanks to your issues,” she mentioned within the clip.
”Everyone was calling and texting me and speaking in regards to the coronavirus within the north of Italy. It is actually unhappy, however we’re additional away.” In a earlier put up she mentioned she could be within the nation for one week.
The grime artist wrote on Twitter: “I used to be significantly trying ahead to bringing the #HITH world tour to Asia and taking part in some epic sold-out exhibits however as a result of ongoing well being and journey issues surrounding the coronavirus.
“I am regrettably having to reschedule this leg of the tour.” Stormzy has since deleted his social media accounts.
Final week, actuality TV star Brody Jenner shared a selfie on Instagram of him sporting a face masks whereas on board a seemingly empty flight to Taiwan.
Jenner was travelling to Bali for a pal’s wedding ceremony and bumped into his ex Kaitlynn Carter on the flight again.
Carter later shared a video on her Instagram story of her and Jenner sporting face masks as they sat subsequent to 1 one other on the aircraft. Carter may be seen masking her nostril and mouth with a disposable masks, whereas Jenner appeared to be sporting a face masks with a respirator hooked up.
“Effectively, considered one of us goes to outlive the Coronavirus and it’s in all probability not me in my flimsy masks,” Carter mentioned within the clip as she panned over to Jenner.