In his view he is not a big celebrity only millions of his fan base all over the world will disagree with him. However, there is no way they will empathise with his story. Regarding getting the virus and what happened subsequently. After catching the virus after a brief stay with his girlfriend in Mexico. They tested positive on their return to the US. He narrates that although both he and his girlfriend tested positive. Their symptoms remained mild and he could go food shopping without any problems. This was until April when on such an errand his legs just went from under him.
This was as a direct attack by the virus as his immunity system which attacking his nerves. He says these were the worst days of his life as he could neither walk nor do anything else. Now slowly recovering and has moved from a wheelchair to using a crutch. His was determined wish to tell his story so everyone is aware of what this virus can do.