Cobie’s Character & COVID-19
- Actress Cobie Smulders, 38, from How I Met Your Mother reflected on how her character on the show might handle the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Smulders was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 25; this disease typically appears in women who have gone through menopause.
- Ovarian cancer has been called “the cancer that whispers,” due to its hard-to-spot symptoms.
The pandemic is understandably on everyone’s minds these days, including ovarian cancer survivor Cobie Smulders, 38, who mused in a recent interview how her How I Met Your Mother character would handle the pandemic.
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Actress Smulders played New York City reporter Robin Scherbatsky on the hit CBS show, which ran for a whopping nine seasons. On the series, Robin was an expat from Canada. She tells Yahoo! in an interview, “I think Robin probably would have gone back to Canada [to live] in a cabin in like Northern Alberta. Totally isolated,…