Anti-vax ‘Obamagate’ actor Kristy Swanson hospitalized with COVID

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Original “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” prima Kristy Swanson has reportedly been hospitalized with “COVID-related” complications.

“Prayers for maine please. Yesterday I took an ambulance thrust to the hospital. I’m inactive present with pneumonia, I’m connected oxygen etc, each covid related of course. I’m successful bully spirits and successful large hands,” the 51-year-old histrion wrote connected Twitter Monday.

More than 21,000 Twitter users offered enactment successful the signifier of “likes” and retweets.

At the aforesaid time, the ’80s icon has drawn disapproval for her openly held opinions against vaccination, with immoderate connected the level calling her a contender for the “Herman Cain Awards” — a topical pun connected the legendary “Darwin Awards,” which honors precocious deceased individuals who perish successful decidedly anserine ways.

Of course, erstwhile statesmanlike campaigner Herman Cain, who denounced coronavirus information guidelines acceptable by wellness officials, infamously died arsenic a effect of COVID-19 corruption successful July 2020. He is among 1 of the astir high-profile governmental figures to dice of the preventable disease.

One Twitter user, claiming to beryllium a infirmary nurse, besides reprimanded Swanson, urging her to get jabbed arsenic soon arsenic possible.

“I’m definite you are successful the large hands of doctors and nurses who are stretched to the max due to the fact that of radical similar you — who not lone won’t get vaccinated but promote others not to,” they wrote. “Signed, A bushed nurse.”

“GET VACCINATED,” they added beneath the signature.

Swanson made headlines successful 2020 erstwhile she was formed successful a theatrical retelling of the contention surrounding erstwhile FBI cause Peter Strzok and bureau lawyer Lisa Page, who, successful the throes of a “Bonnie and Clyde”-esque affair, sought to forestall the predetermination of erstwhile President Donald Trump. The play, performed astatine Los Angeles’ Hudson Theatres and aired connected YouTube, starred Swanson arsenic Page and “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” histrion Dean Cain, 55.

Kristy Swanson's astir   notable acting relation   came successful  1992 erstwhile   she played Buffy Summers successful  Joss Whedon's archetypal   "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" movie.Kristy Swanson’s astir notable acting relation came successful 1992 erstwhile she played Buffy Summers successful Joss Whedon’s archetypal “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” movie.

Both performers are advocates for the Trump medication and made attempts to discredit the subject of COVID-19 prevention.

In an update hours later, Swanson thanked fans for their prayers: “Thank you each for the prayers it genuinely means a batch to me. I tin consciousness it.”

She added, “Just small much clarification & update, I was conscionable astatine the process extremity of my Covid diagnosis erstwhile it jumped into my lungs. So they are treating maine with Baricitinib & humor thinners truthful I don’t clot. I’m ok.”

Swanson besides expressed gratitude to the infirmary unit astatine Virtua Memorial Hospital successful Mount Holly, NJ. “They are truthful connected apical it and person a fantastic staff,” she said.

“My nighttime caregiver is Rose and I emotion her due to the fact that she takes attraction of maine and that’s my mom’s sanction Rose. The paramedics successful NJ are ace pro, friggin astonishing and blistery AF! I’m doing great.”