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Gift of the jab Vaccinated comedian Des Bishop 'feels guilty' when he talks to his friends in Ireland

"I feel a little disconnected from Ireland, I had a very different Covid experience"

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Des pictured with fiancee Hannah Berner

Des pictured with fiancee Hannah Berner

Des pictured with fiancee Hannah Berner

Vaccinated comedian Des Bishop has told how he feels guilty when he talks to some of his friends in Ireland as they await their turn to get the jab. 

The Irish American comic said that compared to the situation here, US health teams are now “begging” their population to get the jab.

Speaking on his podcast, Des, who has been “second-dosed” since March 19, said he feels a “little disconnected from Ireland”, as he had “a very different Covid experience”.

He said: "I feel a little disconnected from Ireland, I had a very different Covid experience, we didn't have that second depression that you guys had.

"I've been second-dosed since March 19 and now over here they're begging people to come in for vaccines, they're begging!

"They're opening it up to teenagers just to get the bloody vaccine up in arms.

"Luckily it's picking up (in Ireland) but I can't imagine the frustration.

"I feel guilty actually when I talk to some of my friends, they're frustration in Ireland.

"It's actually the first time since I moved to Ireland in 1990 that I felt different, like I didn't get it, I felt guilty that I didn't suffer along with ye."

Meanwhile , it has emerged that his fiancée Hannah Berner has quit her popular reality show, Summer House.

Hannah (29) got engaged to Des (45) in February with the couple set to wed in August.

In a post shared on Instagram, the Bravo star said: “This past year has been one of the most important in my life for self reflection, love, and learning a lot of s**t.”

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“I’ve welcomed new career ventures, challenges and obstacles, and opportunities for growth.”

“As we climb out of the emotional trenches of 2020, I look forward to an exciting summer, but with mixed emotions I’m announcing I won’t be spending it living in the summer house,” she wrote.

“These last three summers have truly been a whirlwind and the show has, without a doubt, changed my life and I will forever be thankful for the platform it has provided me.”

Hannah also revealed she’s focusing on building her career as a stand-up comedian.

“Making people laugh is what brings me joy and I am so excited to announce that I will spending this summer touring my stand-up and telling fart jokes at comedy clubs and theaters near you,” she added.

“More dates and tickets to come soon, but I cannot wait to see you all in person!!!”

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