Glenn Beck: Why is Oprah fat again?

GLENN: But I want to take a break for a second and I want to talk to you about something else because I guess -- and Stu brought this up to my attention yesterday. What was it, two days ago that Oprah Winfrey announced that she's fat again?

STU: I don't know that it was an official announcement. She did a -- it was on her own magazine cover showing herself as fat and then also it essentially was Oprah being interviewed on Oprah by Oprah about Oprah's weight gain in Oprah's magazine which featured Oprah's weight gain.

GLENN: I don't even know what you're talking about. So Oprah is -- how much weight has she gained?

STU: 40 pounds, Glenn, from her thinness back, I think was three or four years ago.

GLENN: Hey, I don't know why we all care so much. Well, let me rephrase that. I don't care that much. I don't know anybody in my life that cares -- my wife probably cares. Your wife probably cares.

STU: I know my wife was watching every second of it very closely.

GLENN: So now I'm thinking -- yesterday we were in a meeting and Stu comes in and he brings up Oprah's weight gain and I said, well, it's good to have you in the meeting there, Stu. And he brings up Oprah's weight gain, and I think that it is self-evident what this means. This means -- I mean, they spent an hour on Larry King Live last night, but in there they were talking about how Oprah is possibly just not happy, I guess, and she's really been struggling with some things and she just let it get away from her. Okay. I think all that's right. I mean, I don't know about you, but don't you get -- aren't there times when you just like kind of give up? Like I -- on vacation I kind of gape up on, you know, not having the -- you know, you're just like, whatever, I'm going to eat it. Because I want to eat it, you know? Don't you ever get to a point where you're like, I've got so much I'm doing right now, I've got so much on my mind and my kids are constantly screaming, I'm having the cookie. I've actually looked at my kids as they've been screaming back and forth and I've just gone to the cookie jar and I've just watched them and I've stared them right directly in the eye and taken the cookie slowly and just eaten it like, I'm not listening to you anymore; I'm just eating cookies. I think I have a right to do that.

STU: This cookie is your fault.

GLENN: Daddy's only fat and going to drop dead of a heart attack because you make him cry at night.

STU: Mommy left home because of you.

GLENN: Daddy's only an alcoholic because you're bad. So -- I mean, I think we all go through periods where we just don't give a flyin' crap. Generally that happens sometime after the marriage for most guys. It's like, whatever. More of me to love, baby. And then the women are vomiting.

The other side of this that I think is self-evident is money and fame and power. I mean, her man is now in the -- well, not her man. Is she still with her man? She never married her man because she doesn't believe in marriage, right?

STU: No, but I think they are still together.

GLENN: She's America's sweetheart. Anyway, her man, now Obama is in the White House. So she has power, she has money, she has fame and she's fat? Because she's kind of miserable. Money and power and fame, they don't bring you anything, man. There's no difference between being -- well, I can't say that. I bet she's got some sweet cars. Wouldn't it be great to have a Bugatti, Stu? I mean, if you just wanted a Bugatti, you'd get up in the morning and say, I'm kind of depressed. I could have a bag of Oreos or buy a Bugatti.

STU: Or you could buy a bag of Oreos and a Bugatti.

GLENN: And somebody could say, don't eat that, you might wreck the seats. You're like, I don't care, I'll just buy a Bugatti. That would be great, wouldn't it? Just think about that for a second. Do you know how much a tire is on a Bugatti?

STU: No.

GLENN: You don't? I read about Simon Cowell's Bugatti. It's great. How much do you think a flat tire on a Bugatti would cost?

STU: I mean, the car, you're looking, it's, what --

GLENN: A million dollars?

STU: It's a million, I don't think you can get one for less than 1.2 at this point.

GLENN: No, you can't. Deflation. $900 grand.

STU: At this point --

GLENN: I bet you there's somebody selling their Bugatti and will take a really good price.

STU: You can either have a Bugatti in about six months from now, or for the same exact price, six months previously you could have leased a Kia. They are about the same price very soon. No, I think for the price of a tire.

GLENN: One tire, goes out.

STU: For a million dollar car, got to be $5,000, $10,000?

GLENN: $10,000 per tire. $10,000 a tire. What the hell are these tires -- what are they made out of? What kind of rubber are you making the tire out of?

STU: They don't last long, either.

GLENN: Let me tell you something. I spend $10,000 for a tire? That tire better last the life of the car.

STU: There may or may not be -- I may or may not have spent several hours YouTubing the Bugatti driving around doing aimless things.

GLENN: Is it good?

STU: They are fantastic. Maybe we should put one in the newsletter today.

GLENN: I'm sorry that all of a sudden we've turned into CarTalk.

STU: But there's one where the guy is trying to do the top speed, which is 253 miles an hour on this open road and he says that that's it for the tires. Like, you do that once for three miles and you're all set. That's the end of the tires. You get them replaced after that three mile drive. That's how high performance they have to be. That's how fast they go. And at $10,000 a pop, I mean, you're worried about gas prices.

GLENN: No, you are not really. When you are buying a million dollar car, you are not worried about the price of the tires.

STU: No.

GLENN: Anyway, so why were we talking? So Oprah.

STU: Oreos in your Bugatti.

GLENN: As you are waiting for the $40,000 of tires to be put on your car. You are just sitting there and you're like, I ain't getting up, crank my fat ass up on the rack while you're changing the tires. I'll eating diamond-studded Oreo cookies. They kind of hurt when they come out the other end, but who cares. I got a team of doctors on call 24 hours a day to pick the diamonds out of my butt. I mean, that's how sweet it could be.

So then someone in the room brought up a more nefarious reason why Oprah is fat. Now, I don't personally believe this, but the idea was floated by that money doesn't really make you happy but being fat can make you a lot of money and make you popular again. Not that Oprah's not popular, but I mean, isn't the shine coming off of the Oprah star a little bit? I mean, doesn't she -- seriously hasn't she gone into some sort of phase where people are like, not really so much.

STU: She got a lot of complaints about, you know, the fact -- she's never been political overtly, and her coming out and actually supporting a candidate and campaigning for Obama, you know, she got a lot of complaints about that from, you know, normal women who watch the show who liked Sarah Palin, liked John McCain, whatever. So it certainly hurt her a little bit.

GLENN: All right. So here's the question. Is the Oprah weight gain a sign or evidence that money can't make you happy, or that money can make you so happy that Oprah will gain 40 pounds to make more of it?

STU: Intentionally?

GLENN: Because her being fat, people are like, oh, she's fat again.

STU: I need to subscribe so that magazine.

GLENN: "I just love her so much in her struggles with her fatness," nobody ever says that about me.

STU: No one.

GLENN: I am a yo-yo.

STU: Yeah. No one says that about guys.

GLENN: No. I lose 20 pounds every year, lose and gain 20 pounds every year.

STU: Yeah. Women, I think there's the attraction of saying, look, this is -- Oprah's a billionaire, she doesn't have to -- look, she's a normal woman, though. Look at her. She's gaining weight, she's having problems just like everyone else. That's the attraction to Oprah. That's how she became Oprah was people to admit that stuff.

GLENN: Right. Everybody just calls me fat.

STU: Right to your face, too.

GLENN: Right to your face.

STU: On the street, passersby.

GLENN: The thing on the goatee, that's why people are liking it. I'm now sporting a goatee, if you are watching this, an Insider and watching on the web cam and now people are saying it covers some of the fat face. You wouldn't say that to Oprah.

STU: Right. No one's going to say to Oprah, look, hey, that goatee covers one of the chins. No one's saying that to her because they are saying --

GLENN: See, I think you just said that to me but I could be wrong. So the question is -- and you know what? Roll the freak jury. Let's just take 12 cold calls.

VOICE: This is the Glenn Beck freak jury. 12 callers, one irreversible ironclad sick freak judgment. You are a member of the freak jury.

GLENN: To me common sense and self-evident says we can learn something from Oprah Winfrey getting fat again and that is that money, fame, power does not make you happy. That's not what life is really truly all about. Maybe you should get yourself married. You know what I'm sayin'? That's what is self-evident to me. But there is a more sinister side. Does Oprah's weight gain say to you that money can make you so happy that Oprah is willing to gain 40 pounds just so she can do a deal with Jenny Craig and make more of it? Freak jury, the number is 888-727-BECK. It's 888-727-BECK.

Steve, Oprah's fatness, how say you, sir?

CALLER: I say that it's for the money, Glenn. Absolutely.

GLENN: Now, what about her personality makes you say that it's for the money?

CALLER: Because she's starting to falter in the ratings a little bit. And like you said, with the people, you know, with her views on politics and her support for Obama, things have kind of died down with her and I think she's looking to get a little more money, a little more publicity.

GLENN: Are you generally a cynical person?

CALLER: No.

GLENN: Or is it just Oprah Winfrey?

CALLER: It's just Oprah Winfrey.

GLENN: It's just Oprah Winfrey. All right, Steve, thank you so much. Our number is 888-727-BECK, 888-727-BECK.

Let me go to Judy. Judy.

CALLER: Hi, Glenn.

GLENN: Yes.

CALLER: Love your goatee.

GLENN: Well, chicks dig me. It's a cross I bear.

CALLER: Money and fame cannot buy you happiness. So I say that's why Oprah resorts to eating. She has an obsession with food.

GLENN: There's no -- now, let me ask one of the judges here. Stu.

STU: Yes.

GLENN: Is there -- because, you know, somebody said in this meeting yesterday, isn't there a chance that she just, you know, can't stop eating. And I said, yes, there's a definite chance because I can't stop eating. So the question here is -- because I think that's absolutely true, but this is coming from Judy. Should we dismiss the jurors that are female or count them as less because all females, they have an Oprah fat thing?

STU: This is a very interesting theory here, and I would support it. I think we should eliminate all --

GLENN: Eliminate them or 3/5ths a vote for women?

STU: I don't think I could support -- I'm pretty sure that historically I shouldn't support that.

GLENN: Yes, you should historically. That was a good thing for African-Americans. On this I don't mean it as a good thing for women.

STU: We'll counter.

GLENN: Thanks a lot, Judy.

Let me go to Linda. Hello, Linda, you're on the Glenn Beck program.

CALLER: Hello. I don't think she's gaining the weight for the money. I think --

GLENN: It's just out of misery?

CALLER: Yes. I think she's depressed because Steadman won't marry her.

GLENN: I don't think she wants Steadman to marry her.

CALLER: But then she would be in a higher tax bracket.

STU: There is no higher tax bracket!

GLENN: I mean, she's practically Saudi Arabia.

STU: I would earn a little bit less than $50 billion this year so I don't have to pay that extra percent.

GLENN: Thanks a lot, Linda.

Let's go to Tom. Hello, Tom.

CALLER: Hey, fella.

GLENN: How are ya?

CALLER: I'm doing well. I don't think that it was on purpose. I think she's just an emotional basket case and she's got a whole industry things to worry about health-wise for years. I think it just goes to support her.

GLENN: So she's just miserable?

CALLER: Yeah, I think she's probably a miserable load of human.

GLENN: All right. Wow, thank you very much.

Vicky. Boy, the bloom is off the rose of Oprah, isn't it, at least with this audience? Hello, Vicky.

CALLER: Hello, Glenn.

GLENN: How are ya?

CALLER: I definitely think she is doing it for the money. I think the money is a price tag for that but I think it's about the money all the way down the line.

GLENN: What about her personality makes you think -- there are a lot of things I think about Oprah Winfrey but I do not think that she's disingenuous.

CALLER: You don't think she's disingenuous?

GLENN: No. What is it that you've seen her where you say, that's so disingenuous?

CALLER: I don't know, there's lots of ways you can look at Oprah and think that she's disingenuous. I think that maybe South Park painted her best.

Glenn gives the latest coronavirus numbers, updating YOU on everything needed to know as Americans and officials monitor China's new COVID-19 virus:

Daily Stats as of 5:30 AM CT (from John's Hopkins)

  • Total Confirmed Cases Worldwide: 486,702 (up from 434,595 Yesterday)
  • Total Confirmed Deaths Worldwide: 22,022 (up from 19,603 Yesterday)
  • Total Confirmed Recovered Worldwide: 117,448 (up from 111,853 Yesterday)
  • 4% of Active Cases are considered serious (requiring hospitalization) Steady from 4% Yesterday, and down from 19% in February
  • Note that 12% of US Confirmed Cases do currently require Hospitalization, but that number is expected to drop toward the international average as more people are diagnosed through testing.
  • US has 65,581 Confirmed cases and 1,036 Deaths, up from 54,941 cases and 784 Deaths yesterday
  • US has 428 total officially recovered, against 1,036 official deaths. Again, US numbers are expected to normalize toward international averages as more mild cases are diagnosed.

Brother, Can You Spare $2 Trillion? https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/25/coronavirus-stimulus-bill-updates-whats-in-the-2-trillion-relief-plan.html
  • US Senate Passes the largest economic stimulus bill in world history.
  • The Senate passes a roughly $2 trillion economic relief plan in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • It includes direct payments to Americans, strengthened unemployment insurance, loans to businesses small and large and increased health care resources for hospitals, states and municipalities.
  • Loans to small businesses are technically 'grants' covering payroll and rent payments. Grants do not have to be repaid.
  • It is unclear when the House will pass the legislation, though it aims to do so Friday.
Every American Will Get $1,200 in 2-3 Weeks, $2,400 plus up to 4 months Unemployment Benefits https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8152139/Every-American-four-months-unemployment-checks-earning-95-000.htm
  • Workers will get four months of unemployment pay plus additional $600 each.
  • Direct checks to Americans include 1,200 per adult making up to $75,000 a year before phasing out and ending altogether for those earning more than $99,000
  • That would result in $2,400 to a married couple making up to $150,000, with an additional $500 per child for each household.
  • 'Our expectation is within three weeks we will have direct payments out,' Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said.
Cuomo Confirms What Introverts Have Long Known: Social Distancing Works https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/3077011/coronavirus-new-york-governor-andrew-cuomo-says-early-signs-show-social
  • Stringent density control measures may be working to contain the coronavirus in New York state, the epicenter of COVID-19 outbreak in the US, as the rate of hospitalization shows early signs of abating, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday.
  • New York, which has 19 million residents and nearly 31,000 infections, now accounts for 56 per cent of the confirmed cases in the country and more than 7 percent of the world's total.
  • Cuomo had ordered all but essential businesses to shutter by Sunday evening and residents to limit their outdoor activities and practice social distancing, effectively putting the state on pause.
  • On Tuesday, the number of hospitalized patients had doubled every 4.7 days, slowing from the rate of every 3.4 days on Monday and every two days on Sunday, Cuomo said at his daily coronavirus briefing.
  • "This is a very positive sign," he said. "The arrows are heading into the right direction."
Were the Beads Worth It? Mardi Gras Gets Blame for Big Easy Outbreak https://news.trust.org/item/20200325200808-oc1ie
  • "Mardi Gras was the perfect storm, it provided the perfect conditions for the spread of this virus," said Dr. Rebekah Gee, who heads up Louisiana State University's health care services division.
  • She noted that Fat Tuesday fell on Feb. 25, when the virus was already in the United States but before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and national leaders had raised the alarm with the American public.
  • "New Orleans had its normal level of celebration, which involved people congregating in large crowds and some 1.4 million tourists," Gee said. "We shared drink cups. We shared each other's space in the crowds. People were in close contact with catching beads. It is now clear that people also caught coronavirus."
  • New Orleans is on track to become the next coronavirus epicenter in the United States, dimming hopes that less densely populated and warmer-climate cities would escape the worst of the pandemic, and that summer month could see it wane.
  • Authorities have warned the number of cases in New Orleans could overwhelm its hospitals by April 4.
  • New Orleans is the biggest city in Louisiana, the state with the third-highest caseload of coronavirus in the United States on a per capita basis.
  • The growth rate in Louisiana tops all others, according to a University of Louisiana at Lafayette analysis of global data, with the number of cases rising by 30% in the 24 hours before noon on Wednesday.
  • On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump issued a major federal disaster declaration for the state, freeing federal funds and resources.
US Military Officially On No-Travel Lockdown https://news.trust.org/item/20200325203242-zgoc4
  • Defense Secretary Mark Esper has issued a "stop all movement" order to the U.S. military halting travel and movement abroad for up to 60 days in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus through the ranks.
  • The measure is by far the Defense Department's most sweeping to date and will affect forces around the world.
  • Esper said in an interview that the order applied to all U.S. troops, civilian personnel and families, but noted that there would be some exceptions.
  • "The purpose is to make sure that we're not bringing the virus back home, infecting others, that we're not spreading it around the military," Esper said.
  • The order does include personnel who were to have been scheduled to be formally discharged from the Military in April or May.
  • Esper said one exception to the order would be the drawdown underway in Afghanistan, which will continue.
For The Best Darn Facemask In The Whole Wide World... https://www.foxnews.com/us/mypillow-other-us-companies-making-face-masks-to-meet-coronavirus-shortages
  • In Minnesota, the MyPillow company is refocusing 75 percent of its production to face masks for health care workers.
  • "We have the capacity to make a lot of things at big rates and we're going to be going hopefully from 10,000 units a day to 50,000 units a day in a very short period of time," CEO Mike Lindell told FOX 9 of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
  • The masks will go to hospitals in Minnesota as well as other states, he said. "Whatever it takes."
  • MyPillow worked with the Trump administration to get the proper design, Lindell told local Fox News 9.
  • Lindell joins literally hundreds of other companies in the US who have heeded the call of the Trump Administration to covert production to respirators, masks, ventilators, gowns and other needed medical equipment.
Further Evidence that COVID-19 Is Seasonal and May Spread Less in Summer Months https://news.yahoo.com/coronavirus-could-become-seasonal-top-us-scientist-001146451.html
  • There is a strong chance the new coronavirus could return in seasonal cycles, a senior US scientist said Wednesday, underscoring the urgent need to find a vaccine and effective treatments.
  • Anthony Fauci, who leads research into infectious diseases at the National Institutes of Health, told a briefing the virus was beginning to take root in the southern hemisphere, where winter is on its way.
  • "What we're starting to see now... in southern Africa and in the southern hemisphere countries, is that we're having cases that are appearing as they go into their winter season," he said.
  • "And if, in fact, they have a substantial outbreak, it will be inevitable that we need to be prepared that we'll get a cycle around the second time," Fauci said, referring to a 2nd cycle in the US late next fall in November or December.
  • "It totally emphasizes the need to do what we're doing in developing a vaccine, testing it quickly and trying to get it ready so that we'll have a vaccine available for that next cycle."
  • Fauci's comments suggesting the virus does better in colder weather than it does in hot and humid conditions follows a recent Chinese research paper -- still preliminary and awaiting peer-review -- that reached the same conclusion.

Glenn gives the latest coronavirus numbers, updating YOU on everything needed to know as Americans and officials monitor China's new COVID-19 virus:

Daily Stats as of 5:30 AM CT (from John's Hopkins)

  • Total Confirmed Cases Worldwide: 434,595 (up from 392,156 Yesterday)
  • Total Confirmed Deaths Worldwide: 19,603 (up from 17,138 Yesterday)
  • Total Confirmed Recovered Worldwide: 111,853 (up from 102,850 Yesterday)
  • All 195 Countries On Earth have confirmed cases Antarctica (not a country) Still No Confirmed Cases. Penguins officially confirmed to NOT be carriers for COVID-19.
  • 4% of Active Cases are considered serious (requiring hospitalization) down from 5% Yesterday, and down from 19% in February
  • Note that 13% of US Confirmed Cases do currently require Hospitalization, but that number is expected to drop toward the international average as more people are diagnosed through testing.
  • US has 54,941 Confirmed cases and 784 Deaths, up from 46,168 cases and 582 Deaths yesterday
  • US has 379 total officially recovered, against 784 official deaths. Again, US numbers are expected to normalize toward international averages as more mild cases are diagnosed.

LA County Sherrif Orders Gun Stores Closed https://www.foxla.com/news/la-county-sheriff-orders-gun-stores-to-close-adds-1300-deputies-to-patrol
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva declared gun stores as nonessential businesses that will be forced to close.
  • The Sherrif also confirmed that he's released 1,700 nonviolent inmates from county jails.
  • Villanueva also said he's adding 1,300 deputies to patrol.
America Loses 500,000 Millionaires to COVID-19 - Bernie Sanders Elated https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/markets/america-e2-80-99s-millionaire-ranks-shrink-by-500000-in-record-time/ar-BB11DrqN
  • At the close of 2019, there were an unprecedented 11 million American millionaires, a reflection of the longest bull market in history thanks to ultra-low interest rates and tax cuts.
  • Fast forward just a few months and it's a starkly different picture. The number of households in the U.S. above that threshold has dropped by at least 500,000 as of Friday, according to research firm Spectrem Group.
  • The tandem financial and health crises wrought by COVID-19 have disproportionately eroded the fortunes of the wealthy, who are more likely to own equities than the overall population.
  • At the end of 2019, the top 1% of households owned 53.5% of equities and mutual fund shares, according to Federal Reserve statistics.
  • The losses affected the rich at every level, from the mass affluent to those worth more than $25 million, according to the report. The wealth destruction at the very top has been especially steep, with the top 1% of households losing over $7.9 Trillion in wealth so far in 2020.
50% of Americans Living Under Shelter In Place or Home Quarantine Orders https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/more-than-half-of-us-population-will-be-under-orders-to-stay-home-by-midweek
  • The majority of the public will be ordered to stay home in the coming days as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the nation.
  • A total of 13 states and at least 16 municipalities have enacted measures to keep residents inside their homes to prevent the spread of the virus, according to CNN.
  • That number, which amounts to 148,577,262 people, or 45% of the population, is expected to grow this week as five more states and nine more municipalities institute additional measures.
  • After the new orders go into effect, a total of 176,385,537 people, or 54% of the population, will be asked to stay home.
  • Many states and cities have not named a specific date, although some, such as LA County and the State of New York, have identified April 19th as the target 'end' of the at-home quarantine orders.
Uniformed Military Personnel Set Up Make-shift Morgue Outside NYC Hospital https://nypost.com/2020/03/24/makeshift-morgue-for-coronavirus-victims-set-up-outside-nyc-hospital/
  • In a scene reminiscent of Hollywood disaster movies (and more recently China, Italy and Spain), US Military personnel have set up a tent-based morgue outside of Bellvue Hospital in NYC.
  • Two refrigerated trailers were trucked to the site at 30th Street and the FDR Drive, along with a customized RV with a printed sign labeled: "MOBILE COMMAND CENTER — MEDICAL EXAMINER."
  • A team of men wearing camouflage fatigues and face masks set up a series of white tents that form a tunnel to a larger, white tent.
  • Other men wearing jackets that identified them as members of the NYPD and the city's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner were also at the scene.
  • A source familiar with the operation said that additional refrigerated trailers would be brought to the site and that similar set-ups would be built up outside other hospitals.
  • "The plan is for them to be there and throughout the city," the source said, with as many as 6 temporary morgue locations near hospitals in New York City.
UV Rays Proven to Destroy SARS-Cov-2 Virus https://www.accuweather.com/en/health-wellness/what-infection-rates-in-iceland-and-australia-may-reveal-about-how-covid-19-could-spread-in-the-us/707057
  • The infection rate for COVID-19 is 22 times higher in Iceland as compared to Australia.
  • The research comes as scientists in Hong Kong demonstrate that SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, is easily destroyed with UV light, just like all other known Coronaviruses.
  • "Direct exposure to UV light breaks down the membrane that houses the RNA of the virus," Dr Lon Kiang, lead researcher of the study said. Without the membrane, the virus cannot attach itself to healthy cells in the human body.
  • "This was expected, but is still certainly good news," he said.
  • Researchers said the findings may indicate that the virus will have a harder time spreading during warmer summer months, when more UV light strikes surfaces, including clothing and human skin, which may contain viral particles.
  • Scientists warned against directly and intentionally exposing skin to UV lights, which can cause burns and carries other risks, such as Cancer.

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Diagnosed with pneumonia and coronavirus, Rio Giardinieri, 52, was admitted to the ICU at Joe DiMaggio hospital in South Florida. After more than a week without showing any improvement, doctors told him there was nothing more they could do. Desperately ill, Giardinieri started saying his "goodbyes" to family and friends.

That's when a friend told him there was a potential "cure" for coronavirus, an anti-malaria drug called hydroxycloroquine. Though doctors at the hospital said they couldn't prescribe hydroxycloroquine, they put Giardinieri in touch with an infectious disease doctor who authorized the use. The next morning, he says he woke up feeling "absolutely perfect."

Giardinieri joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to share his remarkable story and to weigh in on why he thinks information about this promising treatment for COVID-19 isn't being made more readily available.

"I'm not a scientist. I'm not a doctor. I can just tell you how I feel. And I know that I was not doing well. In my mind, I didn't believe I was going to be here by the morning," Giardinieri said. "I don't know what else to attribute [for recovery] but that medicine ... and it's not just me that it's worked for. There're many people this has worked for. So, you know, I certainly understand the hospital's position. They may not be too happy me telling the story. But the facts are the facts."

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