- Actor Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, announced via Twitter on Wednesday that they both tested positive for Covid-19 while in Australia filming for one of Hanks' movies.
- They've been in recovery since then, making a Spotify playlist and sharing updates on social media.
- On Sunday, Hanks shared a picture on Twitter of toast covered in popular Australian spread Vegemite, which is savory and has a famously acquired taste.
- Fans and followers from Australia were quick to poke fun at the actor for the excessive amount of Vegemite he used.
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On Sunday, Hanks shared a photo on Twitter of two pieces of toast covered in Vegemite, the iconic savoury spread loved by Australians. Vegemite is said to have a notably strong flavour and, similar to something like black coffee, is an acquired taste.
In his tweet, Hanks wrote: "Thanks to the Helpers. Let's take care of ourselves and each other."
The "Forrest Gump" actor's Vegemite-spreading method wasn't met with approval by native Australians, according to tweets sent in response to his food picture.
okay you need to scrape around 60% of that vegemite off, otherwise it's gonna be nasty and hurt your mouth friend.— Amy Thunig (@AmyThunig) March 15, 2020
Gee, thatâ€™s a lot of Vegemite..— Michael Rowland (@mjrowland68) March 15, 2020
Some people even shared graphics with Hanks that showed what many Australians apparently consider to be socially acceptable amounts of Vegemite.
As a whole, Hanks' fans and followers couldn't get enough of the Vegemite.
Tom we love u u donâ€™t need to eat vegemite to impress us, we all know itâ€™s garbage— cathy (@catherinebouris) March 15, 2020
'Life is like a tube of Vegemite. Don't try it all at once.'— Sally Sara (@sallyjsara) March 15, 2020
Tom, I mean this with all the respect and love in the world, but that is too much Vegemite.— Matthew Thomason (@ResDolph) March 15, 2020
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