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Jose Garcia

(2,699 posts)
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 03:23 PM Jul 2020

Game show host retweeted by Trump deletes his account after announcing his son has coronavirus

Source: The Hill

Former game show host Chuck Woolery announced Wednesday his son has tested positive for COVID-19, just days after Woolery accused medical professionals and Democrats of lying about the virus in an effort to hurt the economy and President Trump's reelection chances.

Woolery, who hosted several popular game shows including "Love Connection" and “Wheel of Fortune” and who is a staunch supporter of the president's, has since deleted his Twitter account following the announcement about his son.

“To further clarify and add perspective, Covid-19 is real and it is here. My son tested positive for the virus, and I feel for of those suffering and especially for those who have lost loved ones," Woolery tweeted before his account disappeared.

The message comes after Woolery tweeted Monday denouncing "outrageous lies" being told about the coronavirus, comments that Trump retweeted to his more than 83 million followers.

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/media/507663-chuck-woolery-deletes-twitter-account-after-announcing-his-son-has-coronavirus

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Game show host retweeted by Trump deletes his account after announcing his son has coronavirus (Original Post) Jose Garcia Jul 2020 OP
Karma. bluewater Jul 2020 #1
But that is how it always is with them. Dustlawyer Jul 2020 #18
Ruh roh Rural_Progressive Jul 2020 #28
Message auto-removed Name removed Jul 2020 #20
InstaKarma Miguelito Loveless Jul 2020 #38
And that's why I don't care about his son Grins Jul 2020 #29
Karma, in this case, has bad aim--missed the mark by a generation. lastlib Jul 2020 #58
Didn't see that coming, did you Chuckie? louis-t Jul 2020 #2
#FuckThatGuy TeamPooka Jul 2020 #3
☝🏻☝🏻☝🏻☝🏻 THIS live love laugh Jul 2020 #67
has been selling junk products on TV ads, fits tRump criminal empire. nt yaesu Jul 2020 #4
Talk about eating your own words eh? SWBTATTReg Jul 2020 #5
The link doesn't work. mobeau69 Jul 2020 #6
Thanks! Fixed it. Jose Garcia Jul 2020 #15
Thanks. mobeau69 Jul 2020 #21
he self canceled. Voltaire2 Jul 2020 #7
He at least knows the rules, as any game show host should. forgotmylogin Jul 2020 #11
His son deserves a better father. Voltaire2 Jul 2020 #12
He certainly does. forgotmylogin Jul 2020 #13
Unless Rebl2 Jul 2020 #46
Agree 100%. I remember watching him on TV growing up. CaptainTruth Jul 2020 #24
I am so sorry his son Miguelito Loveless Jul 2020 #39
Answer from another gameshow host... mwooldri Jul 2020 #49
Good one. iluvtennis Jul 2020 #55
Yep...Now asshat James Wood can step up his Twitter BS to make up for Chuck Bengus81 Jul 2020 #70
Link is not working. Mosby Jul 2020 #8
He'll be pitching a "COVID CURE" on TV anytime now BamaRefugee Jul 2020 #9
No doubt Rebl2 Jul 2020 #45
hope his son is ok in spite of his f*cked up dad samnsara Jul 2020 #10
Gosh I really hope Chuck doesn't catch it from his son and end up dead or maimed ... mr_lebowski Jul 2020 #14
The virus is a hoax (or not serious) until it happens to you. OnlinePoker Jul 2020 #16
Wait. What? Fritz Walter Jul 2020 #26
Trying to walk it back now claiming he never said it was a HOAX......... Bengus81 Jul 2020 #71
... BumRushDaShow Jul 2020 #17
And each one of the mice is yelling Grokenstein Jul 2020 #32
In an ideal world, this could happen to Donnie the Dope Fritz Walter Jul 2020 #19
Ironically, the guy who muses that "less testing would result in fewer cases" gets tested constantly flibbitygiblets Jul 2020 #23
Wouldn't surprise me in the least! Fritz Walter Jul 2020 #27
Mick Mulvaney coughed during an interview Grokenstein Jul 2020 #33
Did Don Jr ever release his results after girl friend tested positive ace3csusm Jul 2020 #40
Damn. Karma has been BUSY. SunSeeker Jul 2020 #22
Oh Yes It Has! Cha Jul 2020 #52
83 million followers to Trump? WTF is wrong with those people mdbl Jul 2020 #25
People can't tear their eyes away from a train wreck. Grokenstein Jul 2020 #34
I have a friend who followed him... reACTIONary Jul 2020 #63
He has a lot of fake followers. nt Maven Jul 2020 #68
And that is the root of the problem. Susan Calvin Jul 2020 #30
I'm not sure that was the sequence though. His moonscape Jul 2020 #31
Fuck Chuck Foolery OriginalGeek Jul 2020 #35
Oh, the sweet moment .... jb5150 Jul 2020 #36
Some people have to see one of their own family members get sick in order to believe in the threat Sloumeau Jul 2020 #37
Make Woolery shoot some PSAs apologizing for spreading lethal disinformation. Make him pay diva77 Jul 2020 #41
He's not man-enough to apologize. He'd rather hide like a ... NurseJackie Jul 2020 #42
He should delete himself. LiberalFighter Jul 2020 #43
Would have Rebl2 Jul 2020 #44
Lack of empathy means having no understanding of the suffering AllyCat Jul 2020 #47
Did Trump also retweet the second message, that his son tested positive and COVID is real? Mr. Ected Jul 2020 #48
His son is asymptotic. 33taw Jul 2020 #50
Republicans don't care about their fellow man until they are directly affected. ALBliberal Jul 2020 #51
"No one could have foreseen..." dchill Jul 2020 #53
K _ R M _. CaptYossarian Jul 2020 #54
Hope your son recovers Mr. "Two and two". LudwigPastorius Jul 2020 #56
Not you too, Chuck! How did the deep state get to you? OneBro Jul 2020 #57
So when can we Traildogbob Jul 2020 #59
He's been a Trump supporter forever. Schadenfreude. Sorry about his son. Fla Dem Jul 2020 #60
FUCK YOU CHUCK........... Bengus81 Jul 2020 #61
Instant Karma, by J. Lennon BigmanPigman Jul 2020 #62
F you, Chuck..... paleotn Jul 2020 #64
That's standard GOP/republican practice. Outraged, then not when it affects one's own. Rubbish. PSPS Jul 2020 #65
Woolery is a Chumphumper - I guess he's on his own FakeNoose Jul 2020 #66
From Chuck's Wikipedia bio TexasBushwhacker Jul 2020 #69
What a fool ck4829 Jul 2020 #72

bluewater

(5,376 posts)
1. Karma.
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 03:25 PM
Jul 2020

I do hope his son recovers.

But it's just damning that people like Woolery only see the light when they and theirs become impacted.

Dustlawyer

(10,504 posts)
18. But that is how it always is with them.
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 03:41 PM
Jul 2020

In their minds those bad things we complain about never happen to them. Since they don't care about anyone else it has to hit them close to home before they have a problem with it. He was fine when the virus was hitting the poor and minorities and people he did not know.

Rural_Progressive

(1,107 posts)
28. Ruh roh
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 04:03 PM
Jul 2020

apparently gawd no longer loves his son.

Bad things only happen to people who are not in gawd's favor.

Response to bluewater (Reply #1)

Grins

(7,455 posts)
29. And that's why I don't care about his son
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 04:14 PM
Jul 2020

Your last sentence said it all. Republicans only care about themselves, so why should I care about them?

lastlib

(23,716 posts)
58. Karma, in this case, has bad aim--missed the mark by a generation.
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 06:22 PM
Jul 2020

It would've been sweet if Chuckie himself had been the one coming down with it. Can't say that I'd wish it on his son, though. But if Chuckie sees the light, maybe some good could come of it.

forgotmylogin

(7,595 posts)
11. He at least knows the rules, as any game show host should.
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 03:34 PM
Jul 2020


Sorry to be insensitive; I wish his son nothing but the best and a speedy recovery. But Woolery has been a complete rightwing ass on Twitter and eliminated any nostalgic feel-goodness I had about growing up with him as the host of many game shows.

CaptainTruth

(6,830 posts)
24. Agree 100%. I remember watching him on TV growing up.
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 03:49 PM
Jul 2020

He seemed nice & funny on the game shows, but he's been a vile ass on Twitter.

 

mr_lebowski

(33,643 posts)
14. Gosh I really hope Chuck doesn't catch it from his son and end up dead or maimed ...
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 03:36 PM
Jul 2020

Really, really ... hope.

Fritz Walter

(4,320 posts)
26. Wait. What?
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 03:53 PM
Jul 2020

Do you mean that it's not God's will?
But, what about all the MAGATs who crowded beaches, bars, and especially anti-mask protests? They shrugged when asked -- then -- about the risk, and said in effect "his will be done."
Did they tell their next-of-kin to avoid wasting precious medical (and financial) resources on treatment? Did they not prepare for their days of reckoning? Or get their affairs in order, setting up living wills, advance directives, powers-of-attorney, make funeral and (c)remains arrangements?
Yeah, I didn't think so...

Bengus81

(7,081 posts)
71. Trying to walk it back now claiming he never said it was a HOAX.........
Fri Jul 17, 2020, 11:55 AM
Jul 2020

Well Chuck if all those Dems and Fauci are LYING to you constantly about CV I guess that would make it a hoax eh?? Jesus what a POS, hope his kid is OK and hands it off to Chuck.

Grokenstein

(5,758 posts)
32. And each one of the mice is yelling
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 04:34 PM
Jul 2020

"Look at all those idiots who aren't joining the crowd! Stupid mindless sheeple is what they are!!"

Fritz Walter

(4,320 posts)
19. In an ideal world, this could happen to Donnie the Dope
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 03:42 PM
Jul 2020

Should one of his spawn -- preferably Beevis, Butthead or Iskanka (but not Tiffany or Barron) -- contract the virus, would the cowardly-lyin' traitor shut down his Twitter account?

Not. Fucking. Likely.
Regardless, I hope Chuckle's son does OK.

flibbitygiblets

(7,220 posts)
23. Ironically, the guy who muses that "less testing would result in fewer cases" gets tested constantly
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 03:47 PM
Jul 2020

I'm 99% sure that he's tested positive but asymptomatically. Self-centered germophobe like him walking around not wearing a mask, standing that close to people all the time? He's tested positive, bet your soon-to-be-worthless 401K. He figures he's now immune, and screw everyone else, he needs rallies and stock market numbers to crow about!

But so it is with the "let them eat cake" crowd.

Grokenstein

(5,758 posts)
33. Mick Mulvaney coughed during an interview
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 04:38 PM
Jul 2020

and Donnie Littlehands stopped everything to run him out of the room.

ace3csusm

(969 posts)
40. Did Don Jr ever release his results after girl friend tested positive
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 05:04 PM
Jul 2020

havent seen or herd from him in a while ...

mdbl

(4,982 posts)
25. 83 million followers to Trump? WTF is wrong with those people
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 03:50 PM
Jul 2020

I can't believe 83 people would want to follow him much less 83 million.

Grokenstein

(5,758 posts)
34. People can't tear their eyes away from a train wreck.
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 04:40 PM
Jul 2020

And like Chuck, a lot of 'em don't realize they're ON the train.

reACTIONary

(5,857 posts)
63. I have a friend who followed him...
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 07:34 PM
Jul 2020

... just so he could return fire. He got a little over zealous and after being penalized with some timeouts was banhammered for real.

Susan Calvin

(1,759 posts)
30. And that is the root of the problem.
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 04:22 PM
Jul 2020

Way too many people who don't care about anything or believe anything is true until it happens to them.

moonscape

(4,722 posts)
31. I'm not sure that was the sequence though. His
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 04:33 PM
Jul 2020

Twitter post about his son was one morning after his other evening post. He started it referencing 'context' which I take to mean he believed his first post in spite of the reality his son was positive.

To me, this is even worse!

OriginalGeek

(12,132 posts)
35. Fuck Chuck Foolery
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 04:41 PM
Jul 2020

that is all.

edit~ wait, that is not all. He was on WoF? What is it about that show? Pat Sajak is a right wing ball sack too. Fuck them and fuck that show.

I'm sick of these fuck-wads that don't have their come to jesus moment until they are faced with a loved one getting sick and probably because they put them into harm's way with their nut-jobbery. "Don't worry son, it's a hoax! GO gitcha some freedumb!" If I had Covid I would not accept his condolences. They are garbage from a shit for brains.

Sloumeau

(2,657 posts)
37. Some people have to see one of their own family members get sick in order to believe in the threat
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 04:57 PM
Jul 2020

of COVID-19. Blessed are they that have not seen this, and yet have believed in the danger of COVID-19.

diva77

(7,831 posts)
41. Make Woolery shoot some PSAs apologizing for spreading lethal disinformation. Make him pay
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 05:07 PM
Jul 2020

into a fund created by fining those who spread COVID disinformation.

Make sure the payment is proportional to the number people who received the disinformation.

Use the fund to 1) pay the hospital bills for the COVID victims who were also victims of disinformation; 2) pay extra to the medical personnel who have to care for them.

=======

Oh well, I can dream, can't I?





AllyCat

(16,511 posts)
47. Lack of empathy means having no understanding of the suffering
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 05:25 PM
Jul 2020

or condition of others until it happens to you and yours.

Mr. Ected

(9,680 posts)
48. Did Trump also retweet the second message, that his son tested positive and COVID is real?
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 05:32 PM
Jul 2020

Didn't think so.

Which side peddles fake news again?

ALBliberal

(2,551 posts)
51. Republicans don't care about their fellow man until they are directly affected.
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 05:54 PM
Jul 2020

It’s astounding really! To not even give a f%%% until it hits home.

LudwigPastorius

(9,725 posts)
56. Hope your son recovers Mr. "Two and two".
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 06:16 PM
Jul 2020

But, if his illness is what keeps you from spewing your ignorance to the world from Twitter, it'll all be worth it.

(Guess Trumpy will have to find another fawning, washed-up, D-list TV celeb to retweet now.)

Traildogbob

(9,152 posts)
59. So when can we
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 06:22 PM
Jul 2020

Expect trump to retweet’s this last post? No more tests for trump, his spawn, or any of his white household trained seals. No tests they won’t get sick.

BigmanPigman

(52,050 posts)
62. Instant Karma, by J. Lennon
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 07:14 PM
Jul 2020

Instant Karma's gonna get you
Gonna knock you right on the head
You better get yourself together
Pretty soon you're gonna be dead

FakeNoose

(33,906 posts)
66. Woolery is a Chumphumper - I guess he's on his own
Thu Jul 16, 2020, 10:41 PM
Jul 2020

That's what he told all the rest of the victims that he claimed were "fake."





TexasBushwhacker

(20,488 posts)
69. From Chuck's Wikipedia bio
Fri Jul 17, 2020, 12:39 AM
Jul 2020

"Woolery is a Christian who volunteers in ministry.[21] Woolery has been married four times, and has at least five children."

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