During the coronavirus pandemic, celebrities have been connecting more with their fans than ever before. COVID-19 has brought a lot of hardship with it, but a lot of celebrities are still trying to keep the spirits of their fans up.
From donations to just words of advice, many celebrities have gotten involved in helping during this global pandemic. Fans could not be happier, as they get to see more into the lives of the celebrities they love.
Most of us are turning to social media as a way to express our concern about the pandemic, but it is also a form of relief as we see celebrities taking on roles to stay involved by supporting their followers and keeping them entertained.
Some musicians are connecting to fans by sharing live streams of their performances, like Katy Perry, who is currently heavily pregnant, performed from her own backyard for the GMA Summer Concert Series on May 22.
Perry is now selling merchandise to help raise funds for charity –
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Are you into: following the rules ✅ #Daisies 🌼 promo ✅ supporting a worthy charity ✅ Check out the link in my bio 🤗 for Daisies merch, including this face mask, whose proceeds all go to @DirectRelief 🙏🏼 Direct Relief is a Santa Barbara based organization coordinating with public health authorities, nonprofit organizations and businesses throughout the U.S. and globally to provide personal protective equipment and essential medical items to health workers responding to COVID-19 👍🏼
Other celebrities got involved by giving advice with kind words and encouraged their fans on social media, like Hayley Kiyoko who shared with her followers a message on Instagram after having a talk with her therapist.
“We are experiencing grief for the life we imagined, over the life that we currently have,” she explained.
“It’s okay to feel uncomfortable, upset, lost, frustrated, we have to go through the grieving process but once we do, we will see the beauty of now. And we will triumph,” she said.
Bands, musicians, and celebrities like The Lumineers, Nine Inch Nails, Post Malone, Metallica, Duff McKagan, Ariana Grande, Billy Ray Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Shakira, Eminem, Madona, 2 Chainz, My Chemical Romance, WIllie Nelson, Cardi B, Miley Cyrus with Cody Simpson, Lady Gaga, John Mayer, Jay-Z, Rihanna, Selena Gomez, and many others used their celebrity status get involved and donate funds or help in some way during the coronavirus pandemic.
They have gotten creative using cameos as well as getting involved in challenges on Tik Tok that have kept their fans entertained. Some celebrities have also gotten involved in impactful challenges like the #ALLINCHALLENGE to help feed those in need during this time, like Shawn Mendes –
I’ve accepted the #ALLINCHALLENGE to help feed those in need during this challenging time. Go to https://t.co/2vSNO0HXHd to donate for a chance to come to the set of my next music video & have a cameo in it. I also challenge @maluma to go ALL IN. Any amount helps x pic.twitter.com/2IWiMhhuiJ
— Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes) April 30, 2020
It is good to know that during a pandemic celebrities are connecting more with their followers and are willing to help. This can be looked at it in a way that they are only trying to promote their name, but many did this out of the kindness of their hearts to show that we can all make a difference.