When the COVID-19 lockdowns started everywhere in the world again in March, Matt Damon was in the midst of taking pictures a brand new film in Ireland. He wasn’t in a position to get again to the US together with his spouse, Luciana Barroso, and their three youngest daughters, so the household has been in quarantine within the village of Dalkey in Ireland.
Throughout a latest interview with radio station Spin 1038, Damon gushed about life within the seaside city in the course of the pandemic, and described it as being “like a fairy story.” The Oscar winner stated that it’s one of the stunning locations he and his household have ever been, and so they have had zero issues with the shelter-in-place orders.
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The Contagion star defined that he was suggested to remain inside two kilometers of his dwelling in the course of the lockdown.
“I imply two kilometers of right here there’s bushes and forests and woods and oceans, I can’t consider anyplace else you’d slightly wish to be in a 2 kilometer radius of,” he stated.
Damon stated that he and his household arrived in Dalkey just some days earlier than the city shut down, so he hasn’t had the prospect to benefit from the full Dalkey expertise but. Nonetheless, he did make it to an area espresso store and bookstore.
The actor stated that he rapidly grew to become mates with the barista within the native espresso store, and he or she informed him one thing he discovered “actually attention-grabbing” as a result of one in all his first jobs was working a counter. Damon stated that the barista informed him the store is generally “actually buzzing,” however now she will get the prospect to essentially get to know her prospects as a result of every one will are available for about 5 minutes and chat.
Damon additionally revealed that his oldest daughter Alexia – who’s in New York – did contract the coronavirus however has since absolutely recovered. He stated that quickly he’ll depart Ireland and return to Los Angeles together with his spouse and three youngest daughters, and Alexia will reunite with the household in California on the finish of the month.
Matt Damon stated that everybody in his household is okay, and after they all get again collectively they are going to attempt to determine “what the heck we’re going to do.” He described the present state of affairs as “an odd limbo that we’re all in.”