Former video game present host Chuck Woolery, who tweeted Sunday that “All people is lying” about COVID-19, which include the media, Democrats and the Facilities for Disorder Management and Prevention, explained a day afterwards that his son was identified with the ailment.
His Twitter account no more time existed on Wednesday.
“The most outrageous lies are the types about Covid 19. Anyone is lying. The CDC, Media, Democrats, our Health professionals, not all but most, that we are told to belief,” Woolery wrote Sunday night time without the need of citing evidence.
“I believe it’s all about the election and preserving the economic system from coming back again, which is about the election. I’m ill of it,” he included.
His tweet was retweeted by President Donald Trump.
On Monday afternoon, Woolery said his son tested optimistic for COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus.
“To even more clarify and insert point of view, Covid-19 is real and it is right here. My son examined good for the virus,” Woolery tweeted, introducing that he feels for “individuals suffering and in particular for all those who have dropped beloved types.”
It is unclear which of his two sons was identified with the virus. A consultant for Woolery advised NBC Information the son who examined constructive is asymptotic, but declined to say which 1.
Woolery was the primary host of “Wheel of Fortune.” He also hosted “Really like Relationship.”
The coronavirus has so significantly killed extra than 138,000 Us citizens, in accordance to NBC News‘ tally.
Ali Gostanian contributed.