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Bad Bunny tests positive for COVID-19. Fans aren’t taking it well

'I'll be in the lab for the next 3 days finding a cure for Bad Bunny.'


Cecilia Lenzen

Internet Culture

Published Nov 23, 2020

Reggaeton superstar Bad Bunny tested positive for COVID-19 Monday, after canceling his scheduled performance at the American Music Awards and throwing his fans into a frenzy. 

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The announcement came after the Puerto Rican singer won “favorite male Latin artist” and “favorite Latin Album” for YHLQMDLG at the AMAs Sunday. 

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The positive test was enough to send Twitter fans into distress, and memes quickly surfaced. 

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User @jaccoobb_o tweeted, “Bad Bunny got covid?? That’s crossing a line.” 

The overriding Twitter sentiment from fans was pure shock. 

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Publicist Sujeylee Solá told the Associated Press that Bad Bunny wasn’t showing any major symptoms as of Monday but did not provide further details. 

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*First Published: Nov 23, 2020, 12:50 pm CST