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NYC’s elite fleeing coronavirus by decamping to the Hamptons

The coronavirus is ruining the lavish annual spring break plans of the 1 p.c.

Manhattan’s non-public jet set was packed and prepared to decamp to Aspen, Colo., or island paradises, however they’ll have to accept holing up at their Hamptons mansions for the (now indefinite) break.

Social fixture and entrepreneur Julie Macklowe advised City & Nation of the state of affairs: “There’s a humorous joke working round … The entire Higher East Facet’s gonna find yourself divorced, as a result of now everybody has to trip and stay collectively. I feel it’s gonna undoubtedly be much more household time than most individuals have skilled of their life.”

She simply canceled her household’s annual journey to Aspen in lieu of decamping to their Hamps dwelling. “We’re driving a U-Haul out to the Hamptons. Which implies I’ll most likely be the first to die,” she figured.

Just a few others are persevering with with their plans, together with Jill Kargman — however that comes with anxiousness. “I imply we weren’t stepping into Wuhan or something, simply Palm Springs! My mother and father need us to come it doesn’t matter what and stated, ‘All of us have to watch out however stay our lives,’” she advised the magazine.

However, “I simply hope they don’t lock down New York like Milan after which we are able to’t get again. I’m so addicted to New York; I’d slightly die of coronavirus than die of boredom!”

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