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Tom Hanks donates typewriter to bullied 8-year-old boy named Corona

Tom Hanks donates typewriter to bullied 8-year-old boy named Corona

Tom Hanks donates typewriter to bullied 8-year-old boy named Corona Tom Hanks donates typewriter to bullied 8-year-old boy named Corona An Australian boy named Corona has received a personalised letter and gift from Tom Hanks, after writing to the star about being bullied because of his name. Eight-year-old Corona De Vries, who lives on Australia’s Gold Coast, wrote to Hanks …

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‘I was wiped’: Tom Hanks details his battle with coronavirus in hospital

'I was wiped': Tom Hanks details his battle with coronavirus in hospital

Tom Hanks has detailed what it was like being in hospital with coronavirus. The actor and his wife Rita Wilson tested positive for Covid-19 in March. They were in Australia at the time, where Hanks was filming Baz Luhrmann’s biopic on Elvis Presley. Speaking on The National Defense Radio Show, Hanks said he had “bad body aches and was very …

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson donate blood for coronavirus vaccine development

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson donate blood for coronavirus vaccine development

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have donated their blood as part of a study to see whether their antibodies can help develop a vaccine for coronavirus. The couple tested positive for Covid-19 in March. They have now fully recovered and been told they are immune to the virus. Wilson shared the news in her first interview since she became ill, …

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Tom Hanks surprises SNL viewers in first TV appearance after testing positive for coronavirus

Tom Hanks surprises SNL viewers in first TV appearance after testing positive for coronavirus

Tom Hanks surprised Saturday Night Live viewers when he stepped in as the host of a special at-home episode on Saturday night (11 April). The actor, who recently recovered from Covid-19, delivered the opening monologue, admitting that “it’s a strange time to try to be funny” – but expressing optimism for the rest of the programme. He was joined later on by …

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Tom Hanks Hosts a Made-From-Home Edition of ‘S.N.L.’

Tom Hanks Hosts a Made-From-Home Edition of ‘S.N.L.’

What does “Saturday Night Live” look like without professionally crafted costumes, sets or hair and makeup? Without a studio audience or the ability of its cast members to be in the same place at the same time? This weekend, for the first time in the show’s 45-year history, audiences got the chance to find out. Beginning with this week’s opening …

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