Horrible update. Aly And AJ Michalka revealed that their father, Mark Michalka, was hospitalized with pneumonia and COVID-19 after leaving them a disturbing voicemail.
“A reminder to check-in to your loved ones this holiday season,” the sisters tweeted from their official account on Wednesday, December 22. “Our dad was not feeling well and we became anxious after hearing a voicemail from him. I immediately dropped everything and headed home.”
After Ali, 32, and AJ, 30, went to check on him, they realized he needed medical attention. “Long story short, he has Covid and pneumonia,” the singing duo added. “He is being treated in hospital now.”
In a second tweet, the musicians pondered what it felt like to be more responsible for the health of aging parents. “It’s hard to come to terms with it, but as we get older it’s our turn to take care of our parents when they can’t/can’t take care of themselves,” they wrote. “A lot of times they want to hide their suffering from us because they think it’s a burden, when it really is our duty to intervene.”
The “Beautiful Places” singers are the latest celebrities to talk about their personal relationship with the coronavirus as cases surge across the United States. earlier this month, billie eilish She revealed that she suffered a hack case of COVID-19 in August.
“I didn’t die, and I won’t, but that doesn’t take away how miserable it is. Grammy winner said Howard Stern On December 13th. “I still have side effects. I have been sick for about two months.”
The “Bad Guy” singer has continued to credit her vaccine for saving her life. “I think if I hadn’t been vaccinated, I would have died, because it was bad,” she explained. “When I say it was bad, I mean more that he freaked out. But actually, according to the COVID scheme, it wasn’t bad. You know what I mean? When you’re sick, you feel awful.”
The pandemic has also continued to wreak havoc on concert tours and film and television production schedules, with many events postponed and canceled again due to the outbreak. The Critics’ Choice Association announced Wednesday that the 2022 Critics’ Choice Awards, which were scheduled to take place on January 9, will be postponed to a later date that has not yet been announced.
“After careful consideration and candid conversations with our partners The CW and TBS, we have collectively come to the conclusion that the wise and responsible decision at this point is to postpone the 27th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards,” the organization said. diverse in the current situation. “We will share additional details with our friends and colleagues throughout the entertainment industry as quickly as possible.”
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