Colton Underwood is making an attempt to remain upbeat after testing positive for the coronavirus.
In a video posted to Instagram on Friday captioned, “We bought this,” the previous “Bachelor” star revealed his analysis.
“I examined positive and I’ve been following the entire social distancing guidelines since final week,” Underwood, 28, wrote. “My signs began a number of days in the past, I used to be examined and simply obtained my outcomes right this moment.”
The fact star inspired younger adults who’re “hesitant to self quarantine” to “please do your self and your family members a favor and keep dwelling.”
Underwood’s girlfriend, Cassie Randolph — whom he met on “The Bachelor,” shared on her Instagram Tales that she and her household have been practising social distancing, and are monitoring their signs after Underwood’s analysis.
In his video, Underwood additionally tried to dispel any misconceptions in regards to the illness, comparable to the idea that it solely impacts the aged or individuals with underlying well being circumstances.
“I’m 28, I take into account myself fairly wholesome, I work out frequently, I eat wholesome, and I grew to become symptomatic a number of days in the past,” the “Bachelor” alum stated. “It’s been kicking my ass — simply to place it very bluntly.”
Underwood shared that among the difficulties he has skilled because of the coronavirus are going up a flight of stairs or going to the toilet with out having to sit down down as a result of he’s “exhausted.”
“The rationale I’m sharing this isn’t to trigger concern or panic, however to hopefully encourage you guys to remain dwelling,” he reiterated.
Underwood maintained optimism, including in his caption, “We’ll all beat this and are available out stronger on the opposite facet. I’ll hold you posted, Love y’all.”
Members of “Bachelor” Nation despatched their well-wishes, like Jason Tartick, who wrote, “Fascinated with you man, get nicely brotha!”
Luke Parker, who was on Hannah Brown’s season of “The Bachelorette,” added, “Dang man, you’re robust bro hold preventing 🥊 I’ll be praying for you brother!”
Underwood joined a rising record of celebrities who’ve examined positive together with Idris Elba, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and Andy Cohen.