Towie star Lauren Goodger said a mutual friend died of coronavirus, while the Covid-19 pandemic is gripping the nation.
By sharing an image of his partner, referred to as Spud, Lauren pleaded with her followers to take the blockade rules seriously.
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According to the reality star, he died after contracting the disease in the hospital, however he did not share any further details related to his symptoms.
‘Spud rest in peace. This virus is real and is spreading, “a message on Lauren’s Instagram read Wednesday.
He added: “Please, stay home people.”
The 33-year-old star added: “So sad a friend of a friend died yesterday from Islington.
‘He took the virus from the hospital and didn’t make it.
‘This is real only keep safe and clean.’
Lauren’s mail and message arrive a few days after being involved in a discussion with an SSN worker after ignoring the rules on quarantine and social distancing.
She had refused to let the Covid-19 epidemic prevent her from living her life on her way out to Essex last week, wearing a black mask to protect herself.
By sharing photos of her paparazzi outdoors and wearing the mask on Instagram, Lauren wrote: “So today it was the covid19 mask. Be sure, be careful and keep clean #quarantine #thanks # online.”
However, this did not come without backlash from her followers, in particular the NHS workers who criticized her for “mocking” the disease and not choosing to insulate herself indoors.
Lauren was not afraid to go back, and responded to the numerous comments she received, as she said that she will continue working in her beauty salon “until the government and the NHS say that all salons are closed.”
A disappointed employee of the NHS said: “You are not destined to go out. So so selfish. Didn’t you really think before publishing this ?? ‘
He added: “I work for the NHS. People are dying. Please get rid of this and please stay indoors.”
‘I’m working, please shut up,’ said Lauren. ‘Until the government and the NHS declare that all salons are closed, I will work until then!’
“As an NHS worker you are taking p ***,” added another. How ridiculous it is! ‘
To which Lauren replied then: “What do you say?! You should know better then. ‘
Despite the previous social media malarkey, the amount of videos Lauren has shot on her social media today shows that she is taking social distances much more seriously this week.
Additionally, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has closed all beauty salons, however.
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