Rita Wilson Sings National Anthem At NASCAR Event After Recovering From Coronavirus

Rita Wilson performs the National Anthem after recovering from coronavirus
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Rita Wilson had her first performance since recovering from coronavirus. In the performance, Rita sings the National Anthem. She and husband Tom Hanks tested positive for COVID-19 while working in Australia. Tom is filming the Elvis biopic there. Luckily, they recovered and after spending several weeks in quarantine there, they were able to get home to Los Angeles.

Rita performed the National Anthem for the NASCAR’s iRacing Pro Invitational Series Race. She appeared to be singing from her home in Los Angeles. She wore a red leather jacket and looked and sounded phenomenal!

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Rita Wilson performs for the first time since contracting coronavirus

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This was her first performance since recovering from coronavirus. She is also set to host the upcoming Kenny Rogers benefit, which will also raise money for coronavirus aid. In addition, she shared that she is recording her version of the rap song “Hip Hop Hooray.”

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She shared an impromptu video of herself rapping the song while in quarantine. Fans loved it so much, she decided to record it for a good cause. She shared a video of herself recording the song and wrote, “Hip Hop Hooray is like modern-day Shakespeare. I originally learned the song for one of the most fun roles I ever played in the film Boy Genius. It took me a month to learn because it’s so complex and nuanced; it was like training for a marathon.”

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Hip Hop Hooray is like modern day Shakespeare. I originally learned the song for one of the most fun roles I ever played in the film Boy Genius. It took me a month to learn because it’s so complex and nuanced; it was like training for a marathon. The rhythms and tempos are so unique and creative. When I was quarantined and recovering from COVID-19 I wanted to see if I still remembered it, kind of like a brain exercise. To my surprise I did. I thought it would be fun to put it on my Instagram to show people I was doing okay and to make them smile. When @naughtybynature4ever commented about it, I couldn’t believe it. What a joy to be doing this remix with legends of the Hip-Hop world. I’m forever grateful for their generosity of spirit and for being able to raise money together for @musicares COVID-19 Relief Fund. Hit the link in my bio to listen to it and donate on YouTube! Available on all music platforms 4/10 👑

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She continued, “The rhythms and tempos are so unique and creative. When I was quarantined and recovering from COVID-19 I wanted to see if I still remembered it, kind of like a brain exercise. To my surprise I did. I thought it would be fun to put it on my Instagram to show people I was doing okay and to make them smile. When @naughtybynature4ever commented about it, I couldn’t believe it. What a joy to be doing this remix with legends of the Hip-Hop world.”

She added that it will be available soon, “I’m forever grateful for their generosity of spirit and for being able to raise money together for @musicares COVID-19 Relief Fund. Hit the link in my bio to listen to it and donate on YouTube! Available on all music platforms 4/10 👑”

Watch Rita sing the National Anthem below:

Rita Wilson sings the national anthem before the Pro Invitational Series race at Bristol

Rita Wilson sings the national anthem before the #ProInvitationalSeries race at Bristol.

Posted by NASCAR on FOX on Sunday, April 5, 2020

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