Celebrities adapt to pandemic life

By Thanh Que   March 27, 2020 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Unable to perform amid a clampdown on large gatherings, many Vietnamese celebrities have adopted a new approach to surviving Covid-19.

Singer Don Nguyen (L) has decided to sell snacks on his Facebook page, including pork skin, chicken legs, kimchi, durian cakes., etc. The singer said he was not afraid of people making fun of him since all he has done is trying to make money properly. Nguyen will maintain his business until the pandemic is over. Photo by Facebook/Don Nguyen.

Singer Don Nguyen (L) sells snacks via his Facebook page, including pork skin, chicken legs, kimchi, durian cakes, etc. The singer said he was not afraid of people making fun of him since all he has done is try to survive until the pandemic is over. Photo courtesy of Don Nguyen.

Actress Le Giang could not act due to the Covid-19 and started selling orange juice and passionfruit with honey to help people improve their immune system.

Actress Le Giang sells orange juice and passionfruit with honey to help people improve their immune system. Photo courtesy of Le Giang.

Having more than 20 canceled shows in February and March while her spa has no clients, model Quynh Hoa sells masks and hand sanitizers, hoping to recover after losing around VND500 million.

With over 20 canceled shows in February and March, and her spa bereft of clients, model Quynh Hoa sells masks and hand sanitizer, hoping to recover her VND500 million ($21,260) loss. Photo courtesy of Quynh Juliana.

Singer Tuan Hung still performs, but not on a stage. He showed his voice at home and made a live video for his fans, who paid VND200,000 to watch. The singer maintained he could not let the coronavirus prevent him from working.

Singer Tuan Hung, who maintains the coronavirus could not prevent him from working, made a live video for his fans, who paid VND200,000 ($8.6) to watch.

Fashion designer Le Thanh Hoa has his wallet hurt when his clothing stores did not have clients. Instead of doing nothing and for the pandemic to be over, he designed more clothes, sold them of his Facebook page and took more advertisement photos for his new creations. Photo by Facebook/Le Thanh Hoa.

Fashion designer Le Thanh Hoa’s clothes shops have been empty, forcing him to design more ready-to-wear outfits and sell via Facebook page. Photo courtest of Le Thanh Hoa.

 
 
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