“Unfortunately, that has dominated our lives, hasn’t it? It dominated the life of Nick’s family and that of my family. Guess we ‘let it go’ – like it’s our choice ?? His message continued.“Unfortunately, not everyone gets the chance to spend two days in the hospital,” she said, referring to Mr. Trump’s short stay for COVID-19 treatment. “I cried next to my husband for 95 days watching what COVID did to the person I love. This is something to be afraid of. ”
President Trump left Walter Reed Medical Center on Monday evening, three days after being airlifted for treatment and hours after the medical team treating him for COVID-19 warned he “was not out of the woods again ”.
During her husband’s long battle with the virus, Kloots oftento update fans and share information on what his heartbreaking journey was like. She had not spoken directly of the president’s coronavirus diagnosis on Instagram until Monday evening, when her posts went viral.
Cordero, 41, was intubated on April 1 and in addition to suffering from pneumonia, he suffered septic shock, had two “mini-strokes”, had a temporary pacemaker and suffered complications from the stroke. blood clotting that resulted in the amputation of his right leg, Kloots said.
By the end of his battle, Cordreo was in a “vicious cycle of ICU dancing,” Kloots said. Tony Award nominated actor
In her Instagram posts on Monday, Kloots said she was generally not a political person “but that’s a little hard to ignore.” She said she was “frozen” and couldn’t believe what she read upon seeing Mr. Trump’s tweet.
Kloots became agitated and suffocated while talking on Instagram to other people who have lost loved ones to COVID-19. “Not everyone has the chance,” she said, stopping to pull herself together, “to be released from the hospital after two days. ”
Kloots said after seeing what the disease could do, she was still afraid of it, adding that if she caught it as badly as her husband, her one-year-old son Elvis would have no parents. She said that even if Cordero had survived, it would have affected their lives forever.
“It’s more than hurtful. And have some empathy. Why are you bragging? Empathize with the Americans that you are our leader, ”she said, crying as she spoke of Mr. Trump.
“Acting like this disease was nothing and you’ve recovered from it, I’m so glad you did,” she said. “You know, thank goodness. But guess what? There are a lot of people who haven’t. ”
She said the president’s tweet should have said he had “a little idea what this disease looks like” and that he was sorry for the people who lost their lives there.
She said the president should instead stand by grieving families and encourage Americans to continue to practice social distancing and wear masks. “Say something nice. Say something to make the people you lead feel like you are holding us, putting your arms around us, ”she says.