Amanda Seyfried Explained Why She Didnt Want To Tell Anyone That She Tested Positive For COVID-19 – Yahoo Lifestyle

It was “really stressful.”

After testing positive for COVID-19, Amanda Seyfried couldn’t celebrate her first Oscar nomination for her supporting role in Mank like she wanted to.

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The actor revealed how she learned that she had COVID during a recent appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers.

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“I turned my phone off the night before because I was like, ‘If anyone’s going to tell me I got an Academy Award nomination or didn’t, I want it to be my mother,’” she said.

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“But I was also sleeping in because I had a tough case of COVID.”

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However, when Seyfried learned she was up for an Oscar, she started doing interviews with the press. Although it was supposed to be a great time for her, she said that her sickness made it “one of the worst moments of [her] life.”

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Seyfried explained that she didn’t want to tell anyone about her illness “because [of] clickbait and stuff like that.”

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But luckily for Seyfried, she got vaccinated just two days before testing positive. “It’s great to have both, apparently,” she joked. “Hybrid immunity.”

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Seyfried also said the whole experience was “really stressful” before “all of a sudden, this amazing career-changing thing happens.”

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But I’m just glad that she’s doing better now. You can see her recall the whole entire story below:

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