34 Things You Totally Forgot Celebs Did During The First Weeks Of The Pandemic That Are Cringe, Funny, Or Just Weird To Remember Now

    Yes, Pedro Pascal was in the "Imagine" video.

    1. Weird Al was one of the first celebrities to tweet something about the pandemic way back at the very beginning of March:

    Yeah, no, sorry. Not gonna do "My Corona."

    Twitter: @alyankovic

    2. O.J. Simpson tweeted a picture in front of Costco captioned "Who's afraid," like, uh, coming from you, IDK?....

    Twitter: @TheRealOJ32

    3. Jared Leto revealed that he was on a 12-day silent meditation and had no idea the pandemic existed.

    Wow. 12 days ago I began a silent meditation in the desert. We were totally isolated. No phone, no communication etc. We had no idea what was happening outside the facility.

    Twitter: @JaredLeto

    4. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were the first celebrities to publicly announce they had COVID.

    5. They gave us a cute li'l selfie update a few days later.

    6. Rita Wilson was ahead of the curve, and she was the first to make quarantine playlists.

    Hi guys!I want to make a @Spotify playlist for people self quarantining.Something that might relate to isolation, perhaps? Can you send some song ideas that I can add?Also, what should we call it?Quarantine Choruses? This is what one does in quarantine.Uthink of stuff like this.

    Twitter: @RitaWilson

    7. She also made this very relevant (at the time) Corona joke.

    From here on out, the only Corona I want is from Mexico and you drink it.

    Twitter: @RitaWilson

    8. Tom was also dragged for his use of Vegemite.

    Thanks to the Helpers. Let’s take care of ourselves and each other. Hanx

    Twitter: @tomhanks

    Too much, man!

    @tomhanks Too much vegemite there! You need to spread a bit more thinly otherwise you’ll overdose

    Twitter: @AttardMon

    9. Naomi Campbell shared pictures of her new travel getup.

    Naomi Campbell wearing a hazmat suit

    Which, like, chic!

    Closeup of Naomi Campbell in a hazmat suit

    10. Idris Elba was the next major celeb to get diagnosed with COVID.

    This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing 👊🏾👊🏾 No panic.

    Twitter: @idriselba

    Tom Hanks and then Idris Elba getting it made it all very real.

    11. Meanwhile, celebs like Madonna were falling for stan edits of Italian people cheering for essential workers to the tune of their "hit" songs.

    Let Us All RISE UP. everywhere around the world!! 🌎 🌍 #irise

    Twitter: @Madonna

    12. Heidi Klum dramatically kissed her husband through a glass window in a weird artsy fartsy video.

    13. Cardi B had the first pandemic hit with "Coronaaavirus."

    14. Diane Kruger called out her partner Norman Reedus for his pandemic shopping.

    15. Ariana Grande was calling out the "hip hop yoga" crowd.

    Screenshot of a tweet from Ariana Grande

    16. Taylor Swift was posting pictures of her cat.

    For Meredith, self quarantining is a way of life. Be like Meredith. #QuarantineCats

    Twitter: @taylorswift13

    17. Arnold Schwarzenegger was hanging in his kitchen with donkeys.

    Stay at home as much as possible. Listen to the experts, ignore the morons (foreheads). We will get through this together.

    Twitter: @Schwarzenegger

    18. And Saint Patrick's Day was an *issue*.

    Dear people going to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations: get drunk at home. And stay there.

    Twitter: @druidDUDE

    19. Other celebs like Lil Nas X kept things lighter.

    are people allowed to be born right now with all the corona stuff going on?

    Twitter: @LilNasX

    20. Kacey Musgraves compared it to that nether week in between Christmas and New Years.

    I feel like I’m somehow stuck back in that weird time period between Christmas and new year where anything goes

    Twitter: @KaceyMusgraves

    21. Devon Sawa brought Final Destination into it.

    Final Destination was released 20 years ago today. Remember that scene in the movie where I quarantined myself in that cabin so death couldn’t get me? I’m doing that right fucking now, in real life!

    Twitter: @DevonESawa

    22. And Vanessa Carlton kept it short and sweet:

    Twitter: @VanessaCarlton

    23. Those first few weeks everyone was obsessed with washing their hands.

    The only time you should sing “happy birthday” slowly is when you’re using it to time your hand washing

    Twitter: @mindykaling

    24. Seth Rogen perfectly captured how we all kinda looked:

    25. He was also keeping us entertained live tweeting Cats while extremely high.

    I’m pretty stoned and watching Cats. I’ve never seen the broadway show. It is truly trippy. Am I supposed to know what a Jellicle is? They’ve said it 200,000 times but I don’t know what’s happening haha.

    Twitter: @Sethrogen

    26. Celebs were weighing in on hoarding toilet paper/wiping asses.

    People are seriously STRESSING about not being able to wipe their ass……

    Twitter: @FINALLEVEL

    27. And Gal Gadot posted that video of everyone singing "Imagine."

    Yes, we know Kristen Wiig did it.

    Closeup of Kristen Wiig

    Natalie Portman and Zöe Kravitz participated, too.

    Closeup of Natalie Portman and Zoe Kravitz

    28. But one person I didn't realize took part was Pedro Pascal!!

    Closeup of Pedro Pascal

    Yep, they got him!

    Closeup of Pedro Pascal

    29. I will say, John Mayer's response to the "Imagine" video was very funny.

    30. Madonna called COVID the great equalizer from her rose petal-filled bath tub.

    Closeup of Madonna

    31. Kim Kardashian demonstrated how to social distance with her mother across a dining room table.

    Closeup of Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner

    32. Tiger King was THE thing.

    Has anyone seen Tiger King on Netflix?!?! It is crazy!!!!

    Twitter: @KimKardashian

    33. Everyone was tweeting about it.

    if u haven’t started watching “Tiger King” yet you’re trippin

    Twitter: @iamjojo

    34. And Nick Jonas filmed his wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas clapping to a large, empty field.

    I hope this video of Priyanka clapping gets referenced on the WAP remix

    @priyankachopra/ Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/priyankachopra/?hl=en%2F Twitter: @feistyfrank