“I knew because I felt like s–t all week,” the MTV personality told her “Baby Mama No Drama” podcast listeners the following month. “Once I lost my taste and my smell, I knew what it was. I knew. I would not have been around people if I knew I had COVID, but I tested negative twice. … I don’t even know how this happened.”
The 16 and Pregnant alum added that Lincoln’s dad, Javi Marroquin, had tested positive, as well as Lowry’s cohost Vee Rivera.
The experience marked the second time that the Pennsylvania native battled the coronavirus. Lowry was first diagnosed in February 2020 while traveling to Iceland.
“Jameson has been really, really sick,” the “Just Give Me a Reason” singer said during an Instagram Live at the time. “I’ve kept a journal of his symptoms for the past three weeks and mine as well. He still, three weeks later, has a 100 temperature. It’s been a different rollercoaster for both of us, but Carey and [our daughter], Willow, have been perfectly fine.”
The songwriter elaborated on the “scary” situation, saying, “There were many nights when I’ve cried and I’ve never prayed more in my life. It’s funny, but at one point, I thought they promised us our kids would be OK. It’s not guaranteed. There is no one that is safe from this. … In the beginning, all we were hearing was ‘If you’re young, this is 65 and older, thank god our kids are fine.’”
Pink’s daughter donated “all her tour money” to a hospital amid her family members’ health struggles, the Daytime Emmy winner went on to say.
“I started crying and then she got mad at me for crying because, apparently, I cry too much. I’m so proud of her in this moment,” the “So What” singer said. “Our kids are so aware and so rad and resilient and amazing and they’re gonna heal the world. I’m so proud of my children. I’m so proud of all of our children right now.”