Blue Ivy Is Here to Remind You to Wash Your Hands
The eight-year-old gave an adorable PSA on the topic.
Putting her science skills to the test, Blue gave a visual demonstration on how germs are repelled by soap in a new video posted by her grandmother Tina Knowles-Lawson, showcasing only her hands. "Hey, y'all. Since we're stuck at home, I have this little DIY experiment that you can do at home, too," she began the clip. "This is why it's important to wash your hands."
"So, I have this mixture of a lot of different types of soap inside of this," Blue explained while holding up a small bowl to the camera, before pointing to a large dish filled with "the coronavirus," or in this instance, ground pepper.
"You're going to want to stick your fingers inside the mixture of soaps. Make sure you get a lot on there, then put your finger in it, and the virus goes out." Immediately, all of the pepper escapes to the side of the bowl, proving Blue's experiment to be a success. "This is why it's very important to wash your hands," she added. "If you wash your hands, your hands will stay clean, but if you keep your hands dirty, you might get sick."
She sweetly signed off with a few final words: "Peace out. I hope you guys are staying safe. Wash your hands extra and please stay at home."
Just last night, Blue's mom, Beyoncé, delivered her own message about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis at the One World: Together at Home virtual concert.
"Tonight, we celebrate true heroes, those who are making the ultimate sacrifice to keep us all safe, fed and healthy. To the doctors and nurses and other healthcare workers who are away from their families taking care of ours, we continue to pray for your safety," she told her legion of followers. "To those in the food industry, delivery workers, mail carriers, and sanitation employees who are working so that we can be safe in our homes, we thank you for your selfless service."
She also brought attention to the ways that the virus is hitting African Americans the harder than most. "Black Americans disproportionately belong to these essential parts of the workforce that do not have the luxury of working from home. And African American communities at large have been severely affected in this crisis. Those with pre-existing conditions are at an even higher risk. This virus is killing black people at an alarmingly high rate here in America," Bey continued, adding: "Please protect yourselves. We are one family and we need you; we need your voices, your abilities, and your strength all over this world."