New to Bounty?
By Amardy Baucke
E! host, Giuliana Rancic, her husband Bill and son Duke have all tested positive for COVID-19 before flying to Los Angeles to host the pre Emmy Awards, red carpet show.
Releasing a message to E! during the Emmy’s ‘Live from the Red Carpet the 2020 Emmy Awards’, Giuliana Rancic explained why she would not be hosting the red carpet.
“Hey, everyone. As I go into my 20th year on the E! red carpet I have to say I do not take missing an award show lightly, but unfortunately this year is just so different,” Giuliana shared with fans.
“As part of E! and NBC Universal’s very strict testing guidelines, especially before an event like this, I did find out that I tested positive for COVID-19. Now as much as I didn’t want to hear that, I’m very thankful I heard it before I traveled and possibly could have exposed other people. So for that, I’m thankful.”
Giuliana continued, “As far as my health, I’m doing well. My husband Bill and our son [Duke] also did test positive, but we’re all doing well and taking care each other so I’m going to get back to doing that. But I just want to say I’m wishing you all the best and please protect yourselves and protect those around you. Take good care and I’ll see you on the next red carpet.”
In 2011, while going through fertility treatment, Giuliana was diagnosed with breast cancer. After a double mastectomy to remove both her breasts along with treatment, Giuliana beat the cancer, and two years later, welcomed a son Duke into the world via a surrogate.
Giuliana also posted the video sharing the news of her positive COVID-19 test to her Instagram page with the following caption:
“I shared this video on E! earlier today to explain why I was going to be missing our Emmy show. As I prepared to fly to LA to host E!s Emmy coverage, I discovered that I, along with my husband Bill and our son Duke, tested positive for Covid-19,” she begins.
“As you may know, the health of those around me is always my first priority. We are all three doing well and are isolating at home and taking very good care of one another.
“We aren’t the first to get this news and we certainly won’t be the last so please continue to follow the safety guidelines to protect yourselves and those around you the best you can. We are all in this together.
“Thank you so much to those of you who have been wishing us well. Please know we are sending you all lots of love from the three of us.
“Take good care G, B & D”
People from around the world have sent messages of love and support including Australia’s own Sally Obermeder, writing, “Sending you so much love darling.”
Sally and Giuliana struck up a friendship in 2011, while both were going through breast cancer and share a special bond.