Colton Underwood best known for his role on The Bachelor has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). He warns that it took a full eight days for him to feel any symptoms at all. Many fans harassed Underwood and his girlfriend, Cassie Randolph when they found out he was positive for the virus. The couple was out at a movie and the beach before the positive test, so fans complained that they weren’t social distancing.
“I returned to LA after attending a weekend celebrity ski event in Beaver Creek, Colorado, which turned out to be a hotbed for infections. I felt great when I got back and dove into work and whatever else I had on my schedule.”
“I spent the week shooting my new social-series podcast Coffee With Colton, got ready to promote my book, and worked with Cassie on a potential new movie project. The two of us also attended a private movie event for work on Wednesday, March 11.”
The former bachelor began to feel symptoms of the coronavirus on March 17, 2020. He was able to find a doctor to get a test on March 18, 2020. He shared the news that he was positive with COVID-19 on March 20, 2020. Fans quickly began messaging Underwood and Randolph, complaining that they were not doing their part social distancing.
“On Sunday, we decided to go for a swim. I know what you’re thinking, but it’s actually pretty easy to practice social distancing at the beach here in SoCal, so for those of you picturing the Florida beaches covered in spring breakers…think the opposite, especially at this time of year.”