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Old 1st September 2020, 03:14 PM   #161
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Mark Mothersbaugh of DEVO had it and almost died:

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Old 3rd September 2020, 01:36 AM   #162
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Dwayne Johnson and his entire family.
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Old 3rd September 2020, 05:33 AM   #163
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"We have gotten through Covid-19 stronger and healthier". Don't start that. Be thankful you've regained your former health and strength, don't start touting it as a health cure.
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Old 3rd September 2020, 05:59 AM   #164
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Originally Posted by Rolfe View Post
"We have gotten through Covid-19 stronger and healthier". Don't start that. Be thankful you've regained your former health and strength, don't start touting it as a health cure.
Agreed. But he is not famous for his brains.
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Old 3rd September 2020, 06:32 AM   #165
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Tom Seaver, Miracle Mets 1969.
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Old 3rd September 2020, 06:40 AM   #166
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Originally Posted by jnelso99 View Post
Mark Mothersbaugh of DEVO had it and almost died:

https://twitter.com/i/events/1300508072448684033
I know him as DEVO.
My kid grew up with him on a kids show called "Yo Gabba Gabba" where his segment taught kids to draw "Mark's Magic Pictures".

When I showed her the old DEVO punk videos, she still thought it was a kids show.
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Old 3rd September 2020, 07:02 AM   #167
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Originally Posted by Athyrio View Post
Tom Seaver, Miracle Mets 1969.
Is that confirmed to be COVID? I know he was not in good health in other ways, and had severe dementia, so I was not surprised to hear that he had died irrespective of COVID (even though he was only 76).
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Old 3rd September 2020, 07:48 AM   #168
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The last time I saw Devo was during the Republican primary season. Mark dedicated the song "Mongoloid" to Ted Cruz; it was horrible, inappropriate and awesome.

That sucks about Toots Hibbard. They are still playing festivals, during the past few years. Hope he recovers.
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Old 3rd September 2020, 04:16 PM   #169
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Robert Pattinson has tested positive, 3 days after production of The Batman had restarted.
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Old 3rd September 2020, 06:45 PM   #170
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Originally Posted by pgwenthold View Post
Is that confirmed to be COVID? I know he was not in good health in other ways, and had severe dementia, so I was not surprised to hear that he had died irrespective of COVID (even though he was only 76).

All reports from various news sources I have read today say Lewy Body Dementia and COVID 19 was the cause of death. Pneumonia is one of the ways LBD is supposed to take you out so if he was COVID 19 as well, that probably accelerated the chances of his demise.
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Old 4th September 2020, 12:51 AM   #171
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He [Berlusconi] was recently pictured at his villa on the Costa Smeralda alongside Flavio Briatore, the former Formula One team boss and owner of the island’s Billionaire nightclub, where an outbreak occurred. As of late August, more than 60 coronavirus cases had been linked to the club, which hosted thousands of guests, including Italian and international VIPs, during the month.

Briatore was admitted to hospital last week after contracting the virus and is now isolating at home. “I came to visit my friend, the president: I love him so much and find him in good shape. Bravo Silvio,” Briatore said in a short video posted on Instagram.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...sardinia-visit
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Old 4th September 2020, 09:33 AM   #172
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Originally Posted by Armitage72 View Post
Dwayne Johnson and his entire family.
On a wrestling related note:

WWE wrestler AJ Styles and TV interviewer Renee Young also tested positive.

And apparently there are several more (unnamed) wrestlers that gave it.

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Old 4th September 2020, 09:57 AM   #173
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Originally Posted by Athyrio View Post
All reports from various news sources I have read today say Lewy Body Dementia and COVID 19 was the cause of death. Pneumonia is one of the ways LBD is supposed to take you out so if he was COVID 19 as well, that probably accelerated the chances of his demise.
But if it wasn't due solely to Covid, it doesn't count!
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Old 4th September 2020, 02:25 PM   #174
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Famous in the South Pacific - the former Prime Minister of Cook Islands died of Covid yesterday: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/a...ectid=12362436
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Old 6th September 2020, 11:59 AM   #175
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Another actor... Michael Rooker (possibly most famous for playing yondu in guardians of the galaxy)

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Old 6th September 2020, 06:49 PM   #176
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Who was that masked man?

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Agreed. But he is not famous for his brains.
"He [Dewayne Johnson] also encouraged his viewers to wear a mask. "It baffles me that some people out there, including some politicians, will take this idea of wearing a mask and make it a political agenda," he admitted. "It has nothing to do with politics. Wear your mask. It is a fact and it is the right thing to do and it's the responsible thing to do, not only for yourself, but for your family and loved ones and also for your fellow human beings.""
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Old 6th September 2020, 07:10 PM   #177
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Originally Posted by Chris_Halkides View Post
"He [Dewayne Johnson] also encouraged his viewers to wear a mask. "It baffles me that some people out there, including some politicians, will take this idea of wearing a mask and make it a political agenda," he admitted. "It has nothing to do with politics. Wear your mask. It is a fact and it is the right thing to do and it's the responsible thing to do, not only for yourself, but for your family and loved ones and also for your fellow human beings.""
Yeah, I wasn’t really fair to him with that comment. He did not get where he is by being stupid. It would be a shame if his family took all the precautions and ended up infected anyway. It is good that they got through it ok.
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Old 12th September 2020, 05:16 AM   #178
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I'm not sure who Toots Hibbert is, but this report suggests he has died of coronavirus.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-54129388
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Old 12th September 2020, 05:22 AM   #179
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Only knew of Toots and the Maytals from their Glastonbury appearances, but by all accounts a significant loss to the world of reggae.
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Old 12th September 2020, 05:39 AM   #180
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I'm not sure who Toots Hibbert is, but this report suggests he has died of coronavirus.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-54129388



Not so famous, but well known here, RemieV, late of this parish, has Covid-19, and has been posting updates on her progress on Facebook.
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Old 14th September 2020, 10:22 AM   #181
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RIP Toots.

If anyone can and will, please convey my best wishes to RemieV.
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