Ryan Reynolds is calling celebrities to arms to face a global pandemic.
The “Deadpool” actor was called out by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to raise public awareness on the fight against coronavirus. Trudeau addressed the public and tagged Reynolds and Michael Buble, urging them to help #PlankTheCurve and #StayAtHomeSaveLives.
“Thank you, Prime Minister Trudeau,” Reyolds said. “We need to work together to flatten the curve and fight off COVID-19. I think in times of crisis I think we all know that it’s the celebrities that we count on most. They’re the ones who are going to get us through this.”
“Another important message from an important celebrity,” Reynolds captioned the post. “Let’s spread the word, not the virus.”
Fellow Vancouver-based comedian Seth Rogen is one of the celebrities Reynolds tagged.
Steven Page also responded:
Canadian hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser, who is also a doctor in training, then got involved, posting:
The latest star to get involved is “Beverly Hills, 90210” actor Jason Priestley. Speaking from quarantine, Priestley said that seeing everyone pulling together “gives him hope.”
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Hey all… so @vancityreynolds took up the challenge laid down my @justinpjtrudeau… he then challenged @stevenpage who then challenged me… I challenge @cinnysam @jannarden and @terrydavidmulligan keep working hard Canada! Together we can #flattenthecurve #plankthecurvecanada #flattenthecurvecanada #spreadthewordnotthevirus