Friday, February 23, 2024

Rachel Maddow Tests Positive for COVID, Cancels Book Appearances– Thank Goodness It Wasn’t on a Monday!


Rachel Maddow has tested positive for COVID. She just announced she’s cancelling her book promotion dates this week.

MSNBC must be relieved this happened on a Thursday. With some good rest and fluids Maddow can still make Monday’s show. MSNBC is probably delivering Paxlovid to her right now by messenger.

Speedy recovery, Rachel. We need you!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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