‘I need more beer!’: 93-year-old woman sends message from home because of COVID-19 and it goes viral


‘I need more beer!’: 93-year-old Pennsylvania woman’s hilarious plea while in quarantine earns her legions of fans

  • An image of Olive Veronesi, 93, of Seminole, Pennsylvania, shows her staying at home because of the coronavirus outbreak
  • In the image, the bespectacled Veronesi holds up a sign in her window announcing to her daughter and neighbors, ‘I NEED MORE BEER!!’ 
  • A news outlet which snapped the image posted it online and it has since gone viral with 25,000 likes and 46,000 shares 
  • It comes as there have been more than 22,896 confirmed cases in Pennsylvania of the coronavirus, which has been blamed for 522 deaths in the state 
  • Learn more about how to help people impacted by COVID

An elderly woman in need of more beer during the coronavirus outbreak has managed to capture the hearts of people across the country.

An image of Olive Veronesi, 93, of Seminole, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, sitting in her window holding a sign reading ‘I NEED MORE BEER!!’ has been shared widely online.

The bespectacled Veronesi, dressed in a pink sweater, even gave a not-so subtle hint to the brew she likes most by holding up a can of Coors Light.

An image of Olive Veronesi, 93, of Seminole, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, sitting in her window holding a sign reading ‘I NEED MORE BEER!!’ has been shared widely online

The bespectacled Veronesi, dressed in a pink sweater, even gave a not-so subtle hint to the brew she likes most by holding up a can of Coors Light in the images. She is pictured being interviewed by KDKA outside her front door

The bespectacled Veronesi, dressed in a pink sweater, even gave a not-so subtle hint to the brew she likes most by holding up a can of Coors Light in the images. She is pictured being interviewed by KDKA outside her front door

'I have a beer every night. I got some in there now. You want one?' Veronesi asked KDKA as the news outlet interviewed her about the image

‘I have a beer every night. I got some in there now. You want one?’ Veronesi asked KDKA as the news outlet interviewed her about the image

‘I have a beer every night. I got some in there now. You want one?’ the woman asked KDKA, which interviewed her outside her front door Friday.  

A relative took the picture of Veronesi making her request to her daughter and neighbors outside.  

There have been more than 22,896 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Pennsylvania  and 522 deaths.

Across the country, there have been more than 550,600 confirmed cases of the deadly flu-like virus, also known as COVID-19, which has been blamed for 21,715 deaths.

There have been more than 550,600 confirmed cases in the US of the coronavirus, which has been blamed for at least 21,715 deaths

There have been more than 550,600 confirmed cases in the US of the coronavirus, which has been blamed for at least 21,715 deaths

Veronesi's picture was shared on Facebook about 46,000 times and liked 25,000 times. Some 2,800 comments also were posted. An excited Veronesi poses with her favorite brand: Coors Light

Veronesi’s picture was shared on Facebook about 46,000 times and liked 25,000 times. Some 2,800 comments also were posted. An excited Veronesi poses with her favorite brand: Coors Light

'Someone from Coors responded and is working on getting her all the beer she wants! Awesome!!!' wrote Facebook user Lisa Rose, in an update to the post with Veronesi's image

‘Someone from Coors responded and is working on getting her all the beer she wants! Awesome!!!’ wrote Facebook user Lisa Rose, in an update to the post with Veronesi’s image

Veronesi’s picture was shared on Facebook about 46,000 times and liked 25,000 times. Some 2,800 comments also were posted.

‘Someone from Coors responded and is working on getting her all the beer she wants! Awesome!!!’ wrote Facebook user Lisa Rose, in an update to the post.

Another Facebook user had a tongue-and-cheek response to Rose’s update.  

‘Oh okay, a 93-year-old does it and it’s funny and heartwarming, but when I do it I’m an alcoholic,’ the Facebook user wrote.

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