“Pain and Glory” star Antonio Banderas revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, his 60th birthday.
“I want to make it public that today, August 10, I am compelled to celebrate my 60th birthday under isolation, testing positive for COVID-19, caused by coronavirus, ”The star tweeted in Spanish.
“I would like to add that I feel relatively well, just a little bit more tired than usual and confident that I will get better as soon as possible according to medical guidelines that I hope will allow me to get through. the infectious episode that I am suffering from, and that is affecting a lot of people all over the planet, ”the actor wrote.
“I will take advantage of this isolation to read, write, rest, and continue to work on plans that started giving meaning to my 60 years, which I came with with enthusiasm. A big hug for everyone, ”concluded Banderas.
In response to the tweet, Spanish actor and comedian Santi Rodriguez tweeted: “Dear Antonio, congratulations, good luck and in any case, even if the circumstances are not the best to celebrate. Whatever it is, I hope you have the best birthday possible. A hug as big as me ”.
Banderas is known for his diverse roles as “The Mask of Zorro”, “Once upon a Time in Mexico” and “My Skin Live”. He has scored an Oscar nomination for “Pain and Glory” by Pedro Almodovar. His current projects include “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard”, “Uncharted” and “Official Competition”.