Tom Hanks Talks About His Harrowing Fight With Covid19
tom Hanks Opens Up With Stephen Colbert
Tom Hanks is, without a shadow of a doubt, a living legend. Fewer people have dominated Hollywood as Tom Hanks has, He is one of the greatest living actors of our time, and his versatile roles over many decades are proof of his supreme acting prowess.
Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson was one of the first celebrities to contract the Coronavirus in March and they had to completely isolate themselves in Australia. Thankfully, the couple recovered after two weeks.
Tom Hanks is one of the most adored actors in Hollywood and the actor recently celebrated his 64th birthday on July 09, 2020.
The Oscar-winning actor appeared virtually on Stephen Colbert's late-night show on Tuesday, where he talked about his battle with the Coronavirus. While talking about his symptoms, Tom Hanks said that it took 8-9 days to get over the coronavirus, and during the time, his bones "felt like they were made of soda crackers." He also recalled being and feeling very fatigued and sore throughout.
"We had no idea how it could have happened, where it could have happened,"
Hanks talked about his wife's symptoms in detail and expressed his surprise at the symptoms being different from his own:
“Other than a headache, she had a higher fever than I did, she had horrible nausea,” said Hanks, noting that while his wife lost her sense of taste and smell, he kept his. He, however, had a different symptom: “I had bones that felt like they were made out of soda crackers,” Hanks said. “Every time I moved around it felt like something was cracking inside of me.”
Hanks also joked about how he dealt with a "really sore butt".
He was on the show to promote his latest film, Greyhound.