'Watch What Happens Live' Returning After Andy Cohen's Coronavirus Diagnosis
Written by Huffingtonpost on March 30, 2020
You possibly can’t hold Andy Cohen down for lengthy.
The Bravo TV character introduced the return of his discuss present “Watch What Occurs Reside” on Monday, 10 days after he examined optimistic for COVID-19, the illness attributable to the coronavirus.
The brand new episodes can be shot at Cohen’s New York condominium and ― consistent with social distancing protocol ― will function friends becoming a member of by video chat. Nene Leakes, Lisa Rinna and Jerry O’Connell are set to look on Monday’s installment, with Brittany Cartwright, John Mayer and Kyle Richards amongst these slated for later within the week. All manufacturing workers will work remotely.
“My present has at all times been one thing of a bit of espresso klatch, party-line sort present,” Cohen, who has been in self-quarantine since March 20, informed Selection. “And this appeared like a really pure extension of not solely the present, however clearly the occasions that we’re in proper now.”
He shared the information with followers on Instagram with a photograph of himself trying pleased and wholesome at dwelling.
If that eclectic and pleasantly kitschy backdrop seems acquainted, that’s as a result of the designs for Cohen’s “Watch What Occurs Reside” clubhouse have been loosely based mostly on his precise condominium.
Cohen, 51, was among the many first celebrities to talk out about his COVID-19 prognosis, following Idris Elba, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.
On SiriusXM’s “Andy Cohen Reside” present Monday, he stated he was “feeling again and higher than ever.”
“It took about 10 or 11 days, I might say, to work by way of my system,” he defined. “I’m so pleased to be feeling good, and that is the primary little bit of normalcy that I’ve had in a while, so it’s nice to be again with my household right here.”
The worst half about his time in quarantine, he stated final week, has been being separated from his 1-year-old son, Benjamin Allen. A nanny took care of the toddler.
A number of discuss present hosts, together with Samantha Bee, Ellen DeGeneres and Jimmy Kimmel, have additionally been creating content material from dwelling to allow them to observe social distancing tips.
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