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These 22 Celebrities Lost Their Sense Of Taste And Smell Because Of COVID

From Doja Cat not being able to taste bacon to Bryan Cranston's lasting for months.

The CDC lists "new loss of taste or smell" as a potential symptom of COVID-19. Most people regain these senses after a few weeks, but some still haven't. Here's a list of celebrities who experienced this very peculiar symptom of COVID and what it was like for them.

1. Doja Cat:

I couldn't taste bacon and my legs hurt. https://t.co/qWZ7FMrhBk

What it was like for her: She told Capital XTRA, "It was a four-day symptom freak out, but I'm fine now." She also couldn't taste bacon.

2. Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris posing with his husband David Burtka
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What it was like for him: He told Today, "It happened very early, like late March, early April. We were doing our best before, and I thought I had the flu, and I didn't want to be paranoid about it. And then I lost my sense of taste and smell, which was a big indicator, so we holed up."

3. Jim Parsons

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What it was like for him: He had a mild to medium case, but said it stuck around for a month to six weeks. He also lost his sense of taste and smell.

4. Alyssa Milano

5. Bryan Cranston

6. Jack Nicklaus

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What it was like for him: Jack said at a press conference in July, "I had a little sore throat for about four, five days, a cough that lasted about three weeks. Barbara had absolutely nothing. I'm actually still left with no taste. I can't smell or taste very much."

7. Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales also spoke to staff about losing his sense of taste and smell when he had #coronavirus and said he is still feeling the effects of the virus now. Many weeks later.

What it was like for him: He felt the effects of the virus for weeks. He also lost his sense of taste and smell.

8. Von Miller

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What it was like for him: He lost 15 pounds. He said in a Zoom call, "During the virus, I lost a lot of weight. Everybody’s symptoms are not the same, but for me, I lost my taste and smell, and I really couldn’t eat. When you can’t taste or smell food, you kind of lose your appetite. I lost about 15 pounds."

9. Anna Camp

10. Gavin Creel

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What it was like for him: He told Rosie O'Donnell, "I’m getting asparagus and it might as well be rubber. I don’t know, it’s the weirdest thing.”

11. Rudy Gobert

Just to give you guys an update, loss of smell and taste is definitely one of the symptoms, haven’t been able to smell anything for the last 4 days. Anyone experiencing the same thing?

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What it was like for him: He was one of the first athletes to report losing his loss of taste and smell in March.

12. Daniel Dae Kim

13. Aaron Tveit

14. Lena Dunham

15. Andy Cohen

16. Rita Wilson

17. Hugh Grant

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What it was like for him: He told Stephen Colbert, "It started as a very strange syndrome where I kept breaking into a terrible sweat, like a poncho of sweat. It was embarrassing. Then my eyeballs felt about three sizes too big and I felt like this enormous man, like Harvey Weinstein, was sitting on my chest. Then I was walking down the street and was like I couldn't smell a damn thing."

18. Charlie Hunnam

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What it was like for him: He told Jimmy Kimmel, "It wasn’t particularly acute, I just lost my sense of taste and smell for about 10 days, and had a little bit of fatigue."

19. Stephen Amell

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What it was like for him: He said on the Inside Of You podcast (via EW), "For two nights, I was up every couple of hours vacillating between freezing cold and boiling hot." He also lost his appetite and, as a result of that, lost 15 pounds.

20. DJ Jazzy Jeff

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What it was like for him: He told Will Smith on Snapchat, "I had a temperature that reached 103. I had the chills. I lost sense of smell. I lost sense of taste."

21. Gloria Estefan

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What it was like for her: She said on Instagram, “My poor chef was the victim of me telling her that the chicken that she made me tasted like nothing. I still didn’t realize it ’till the next day when my breakfast tasted like nothing and then my soap I couldn't smell."

22. Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson

😂👏🏾👏🏾🥃 Love it and thanks for the laugh. And my sense of taste is still checked out. #mahalocovid https://t.co/jNjLxStnxx

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What it was like for him: He said in an Instagram video that the coronavirus was one of the most challenging and difficult things he had to endure as a family.

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