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Chris Rock is among the millions of fully vaccinated Americans who tested positive for the coronavirus.
Chris Rock, pictured in NYC on Sept. 13, took to Twitter on Sunday to share the news of his Covid-19 diagnosis.
The 56-year-old actor and comedian urged his social media followers to get vaccinated.
"Hey guys I just found out I have COVID, trust me you don't want this. Get vaccinated."
Back in May, the "Grown Ups" star joked with late night host Jimmy Fallon that not only was he fully vaccinated, but that he jumped the line to get the injection.
"I was like, 'Step aside, Betty White, I did (the movie) Pootie Tang. Step aside, old people'. I was like Billy Zane on the Titanic. Leo (DiCaprio) died. Billy Zane lived to see another day. I don't want to be Leo at the bottom of the ocean... Billy Zane got another woman after that thing. In reality, you want to be Leo - but not in that movie."
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Rock, pictured with fellow comedian Dave Chappelle, also joked: "I'm two-shots Rock, that's what they call me." He clarified that he received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
In 2020, Rock made a surprise appearance at a press conference with former New York governor Andrew Cuomo to urge New Yorkers to wear face coverings.
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"It's the kids who really aren't wearing a mask, and you know, it's sad. It's sad that our health has become, you know, a sort of political issue... It's a status symbol, almost, to not wear a mask."
Over 76% of Americans have received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine.
A recent study out of Israel found that natural immunity confers longer-lasting protection against the Delta variant than the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Comedian Chris Rock and actor Samuel L. Jackson star in the ninth installation of the Saw series.
Spiral: From the Book of Saw is executive produced by Rock who plays detective Ezekiel 'Zeke' Banks.
Det. Banks pursues the ruthless Jigsaw killer, who has some sort of connection to Banks' father (played by Jackson).
Lionsgate describes Spiral as "the terrifying new chapter of the book of Saw," where "a sadistic mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice."
Det. Banks who and his rookie partner (Max Minghella) are no match for Jigsaw. Luckily, Jackson comes along to save the day and the film.
The horror films, which debuted in 2004, took a seven-year break and made its comeback with 2017's Jigsaw.
According to Complex.com, 'Spiral' was set for an Oct. 23, 2020 theatrical release. But it was pushed back due to the Covid.
Spiral will premiere in theaters on May 14, 2021.
Watch the trailer below.
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Heavily pregnant singer Kelly Rowland glows in a green maternity dress as she is seen leaving a photo shoot with friends in Brentwood, CA. The mom-of-two changed into a striped dress for a photo shoot at a private studio. She had her hair wrapped up in a towel before going into makeup.
New Couple Alert: Chris Rock was seen going out to lunch with his new girlfriend, actress Carmen Ejogo, in his maroon Ferrari in Malibu.
Rapper Nelly ate a whole tray of cupcakes that was delivered to him at the Dancing with the Stars Studio. The rap star has a sweet tooth and worked it off dancing with pro Daniella Karagach.
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Actor Will Smith got back into character as he continues to film "King Richard", the biopic of Serena and Venus Williams' dad Richard Williams, in LA.
CNN anchor Don Lemon praised Jimmy Fallon for his honesty and bravery after the late night talk show host apologized for wearing blackface during a comedy skit.
Lemon appeared on Monday's "Tonight Show" special episode via Skype as Fallon returned to the show after a hiatus.
Fallon, his voice cracking, apologized for wearing dark makeup and a short afro wig to impersonate comedian/actor Chris Rock during an episode of Saturday Night Live.
"I had to really examine myself this week because a story came out about me on SNL doing an impression of Chris Rock, in black face, and I was horrified," Fallon said. "Not of the fact that people were trying to cancel me or cancel the show… but the thing that haunts me the most was how do I say, 'I love this person. I respect this guy more than I respect most humans. I'm not a racist don't feel this way.' And instead what I kept getting advised was to just stay quiet and not say anything."
"That's exactly what we all need to do is examine ourselves," Lemon said. "That was really honest and very brave of you and I appreciate you having the depth really to do what you did in that opening monologue."
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Rapper and reality TV star T.I. waved as he was seen leaving 'The View' in NYC following an appearance as guest co-host. Earlier today, Sandrarose.com broke the news that T.I. was caught soliciting the services of a known escort.
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Reality TV stars Ja Rule and his long-suffering wife Aisha Atkins were seen shopping in Soho New York on Friday afternoon. Ja, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, and his wife have been married for 15 years! They have 3 children together, Britney, 20, Jordan, 11, and Jeffrey Jr., 15.
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