Gwyneth Paltrow sent a touching message of support to fans as she urged them to take advice surrounding the ongoing situation in the United States.
The 47-year-old Avengers: Endgame actress took to Instagram on Sunday afternoon after doing some shopping at a local farmers market, and encouraged followers that, “this is not the time for denial.”
Alongside a snap of the Goop lifestyle mogul wearing a black face mask and gloves, she wrote: “Yesterday I heard tales of crowded hiking trails and parks.
Although we are all on a learning curve and aren’t always perfect as we figure out this temporary new normal, we must take the orders seriously and not abuse the freedoms we still have; grocery store and essential errand runs, bike rides or walks (being disciplined about correct protocol).
“It’s time for nesting, reading, cleaning out closets, doing something you’ve always wanted to do (write a book, learn an instrument or a language or learn to code online, draw or paint) going through photos, cooking, and reconnecting on a deeper level with the people you love,” Gwyneth urged.
“I find hope in the generosity, love, protection and care I see and feel through out our country everyday (sic) and my heart goes out to everyone directly affected or simply in fear. We will get through and I bet you our humanity will shine like never before.”
Gwyneth began taking precautions against the current situation last month, by donning an anti-germ face gear while travelling to Paris, France.
“I’ve already been in this movie. Stay safe. Don’t shake hands. Wash hands frequently,” she wrote alongside a snap of herself in her mask, referring to Steven Soderbergh’s 2011 pandemic thriller Contagion, in which she plays one of the earliest victims of a deadly pandemic Vir**, which she brings to the U.S.
Officials from the (WHO) is advising people to practice social distancing and stay at home in a bid to prevent the current situation.