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Cody Simpson, 25, reveals he was ‘bedridden’ after contracting covid

Singer Cody Simpson, 25, reveals he was ‘bedridden’ after contracting Covid-19: ‘I thought I was going to die’

Cody Simpson, 25, revealed that he thought he was going to die of covid, in a candid interview with The Daily Telegraph.

The Olympic hopeful detailed his battle against the dreaded virus, saying it hit him “very hard” during training.

“It hit me really hard, I was bedridden,” Cody said. The singer then added: ‘I thought he was going to die. It was so bad.

Battle: Singer Cody Simpson, 25, revealed he was 'bedridden' after contracting covid saying 'I thought I was going to die' during an interview with The Daily Telegraph this week

Battle: Singer Cody Simpson, 25, revealed he was ‘bedridden’ after contracting covid saying ‘I thought I was going to die’ during an interview with The Daily Telegraph this week

Cody explained that he was worried that the virus would permanently damage his lungs, which would hurt his chances in Paris, 2024.

However, he was soon back training in the pool.

“That was tough, but I feel like I came out the other side and was able to get a good training block,” he said.

Strong punch:

Hard hit: “He hit me really hard, I was bedridden,” Cody said. The singer then added: ‘I thought he was going to die. he was so bad’

Cody was never public about his battle with covid. However, he spoke out against the closures in August last year.

‘Making the most of the Australian lockdown. We can’t train in our pool all week,’ he wrote alongside a photo of himself posing on the beach.

“But more importantly, most people have had to close their businesses,” he added.

Speaking: Cody was never public about his battle with covid.  However, he spoke out against the blockades in August last year.

Speaking: Cody was never public about his battle with covid. However, he spoke out against the blockades in August last year.

“It’s a curious and complex storyline, but I hope the world can open up again soon and we can get back to normal life.”

The Gold Coast native, who has a reported net worth of $6 million, suggested government officials ordering lockdowns are not suffering like ordinary Australians.

‘If politicians and bureaucrats had to sacrifice their salaries or take pay cuts during lockdowns, I wonder how long they would last? Food for thought,’ he asked.

Rant: The singer and aspiring Olympic swimmer shared his thoughts in an Instagram post, three days after his home state of Queensland was plunged into an instant lockdown.

Rant: The singer and aspiring Olympic swimmer shared his thoughts in an Instagram post, three days after his home state of Queensland was plunged into an instant lockdown.

Cody went on to say that “the best armor we have is a healthy lifestyle and sustainable decision making.”

He also suggested that ‘fear’ was being used as a ‘weapon’ to destroy ‘freedom’, and urged his supporters to ‘turn off the news and get out on the streets!’

Cody says he’s training in the pool nine times a week for up to two hours a day while doing three intense weight sessions of 90 minutes each.

Difficult: The musician sadly missed out on a place in the Tokyo Olympics at the Australian Olympic Trials in June last year.  Here training in the pool

Difficult: The musician sadly missed out on a place in the Tokyo Olympics at the Australian Olympic Trials in June last year. Here training in the pool

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