After testing positive for COVID-19, Amanda Seyfried was unable to celebrate her first Oscar nomination for her supporting role in man as she wanted.
The actor revealed how she learned she had COVID during a recent appearance on Late night with Seth Meyers.
“I turned off my phone the day before because I was like, ‘If someone wants to tell me that I had an Oscar nomination or not, I want it to be my mother,’” she said. declared.
“But I was also sleeping because I had a difficult case of COVID. “
However, when Seyfried found out she was in contention for an Oscar, she began doing press interviews. Although it’s supposed to be a good time for her, she said her illness made it “one of the worst times in [her] life. “
Seyfried explained that she did not want to tell anyone about her illness “because [of] clickbait and stuff like that.
But luckily for Seyfried, she was vaccinated just two days before she tested positive. “It’s great to have both, apparently,” she joked. “Hybrid immunity”.
Seyfried also said the whole experience was “really stressful” before “all of a sudden this amazing career-changing thing happened.”
But I’m just glad she’s better now. You can see her remembering the whole story below: