By Heather Waugh For Dailymail.com
Published: 14:44 BST, 7 September 2020 | Updated: 14:44 BST, 7 September 2020
Michael Rooker faced an 'epic battle' with coronavirus, but he has now tested negative.
The Guardians of the Galaxy actor has opened up about suffering from COVID-19, admitting it 'put up a pretty good fight' against him, and he believes there isn't 'a whole heck of a lot one can do externally' to fight off the virus once it is inside someone's body.
Sharing a picture of his negative coronavirus test, the 65-year-old star wrote on social media on Saturday: 'If y'all aint figured it out by now why I've been isolating in this crazy awesome Airstream of mine, let me help y'all out by saying I've been fighting off COVID-19. and I have to let y'all know it has been quite a battle.
Recovered: Michael Rooker has detailed his battle with COVID-19 on social media, telling fans that his body 'has won the war' despite the disease putting up a good fight
'And as in any war, ALL is fair. And IN the middle of this epic battle I've come to the conclusion that there aint a whole heck of a lot one can do externally, to fight off COVID-19 once it has gotten into your body.
'This is my personal opinion, definitely not the conclusion of some scientific study. The real battle takes place internally, on a cellular level.'
Rooker went on to explain that he didn't attempt to boost his immune system with health supplements.
'For me, I made the decision not to take any extra medicines or vitamins or supplements. I felt that if my immune system was not already prepared for this battle loading up with all this extra stuff would only do me damage as kidneys and liver