Bravo’s Andy Cohen Reveals Positive Coronavirus Test, ‘Bachelor’ Star Colton Underwood Also Tests Positive

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Real Housewives reunion star, Andy Cohen is well-known to Bravo fans. He shared some shocking health news via social media on Friday, March 20. As fans know, Watch What Happens Live show is not airing temporarily amid a worldwide coronavirus pandemic.

Bravo, Other Networks Postpone Filming Due to Coronavirus

Bravo suspended filming for all of the shows in production, including The Real Housewives of New York and Watch What Happens Live. In addition, The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion taping is off until further notice. The Season 12 reunion was set to begin filming this month.

ABC’s summer Bachelor Nation shows, such as Summer Games and The Bachelorette, may be postponed or even canceled due to the fears of the virus spreading.

Bravo’s Andy has been hosting daily radio shows from home since the WWHL studio has gone dark.

WWHL Was Set to Return This Weekend From Andy’s Apartment

Variety reports that the Bravo head honchos found the perfect way to work around the state-wide lockdown in New York. (WWHL films in New York City.) They decided to go ahead with the show, but from Andy’s apartment instead of the studio.

RHOA star NeNe Leakes was slated to appear. However, the idea of videochatting with celebrities from home is no longer happening.

Bravo Exec Andy Cohen Reveals He Has Coronavirus

Andy had a shocking update to share with his social media followers. He has tested positive for the coronavirus. In the announcement, he revealed that he tried to push through and continue with the WWHL plan but couldn’t.

The Bravo exec is quarantined at home in New York City. He dropped the idea of WWHL to focus on his health instead. As fans know, Andy has a young son, but he didn’t reveal whether his son was sick with coronavirus or just himself.

Fans and celebrities immediately responded with well wishes for Andy. Singer John Mayer advised Andy to “rest up.”

Former Bachelor Star Colton Underwood Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Along with Andy Cohen and actor icon Tom Hanks, ABC star Colton Underwood also recently found out he contracted coronavirus.

Colton famously jumped a fence during Season 23 of The Bachelor after love interest Cassie Randolph chose to leave the show. She later returned and won Colton’s heart. While he didn’t propose at the end of the season, the couple are still together.

TV Shows Ace reported last week of a trip to the ER following an injury incident. Cassie had a tussle with a stringray during a trip to the beach.  In Colton’s Instagram announcement of his diagnosis, he says the symptoms just started “a few days ago.”

It seems as if that was well after their ER visit. But he neither confirms or denies that he was tested for coronavirus while at the hospital. Cassie replied to his video with, “Love you,” followed by a heart emoji.

Colton encourages fans to self-quarantine for their own safety and the safety of their loved ones.

TV Shows Ace continues to encourage fans to follow the advice of your local government officials during this trying time.

Bravo isn’t currently filming any new shows. Fans can still get their Real Housewivwes fix. Vanderpump Rules Season 8 airs Tuesdays. The Real Housewives of New York returns for Season 12 on April 2. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills comes back without Lisa Vanderpump on April 15.

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