He cooks, he pounds nails and works in the garden.
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is doing his part to #flattenthecurve. The legendarily lithe singer dropped in to The Tonight Show on Monday night (May 4) to star in a 1940’s style black and white public service announcement aimed at showing us all how to stay busy during the lockdown. Following the advice of the narrator, Jagger does his chores, which include cooking, gardening, animal husbandry and light exercise.
The bit was funny, but it was also for a good cause. At the end, there was a plea to support Save the Children. “Coronavirus — the biggest global health crisis of our lifetime — threatens children in every way,” read a card at the end of the sketch. “Your support today can help children in unsafe households, help protect and prepare doctors and health clinics in refugee camps and help support distance learning in the face of school closures.”
While the Stones had to put their tour on hold, they released the eerily prescient quarantine single, “Living in a Ghost Town” last month and appeared remotely on the One World: Together At Home concert for a lively performance of “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.”
Watch the video below.