Documentary series released last November Infinity with Chris HemsworthWeeks after Disney+ premiered, tender scenes from the production continued to go viral on social networks, making it seem like wife Elsa Pataky was transformed into an 87-year-old woman.
actor Chris Hemsworth He gained international fame after playing the superhero Thor in . Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU an English acronym) shocked fans by revealing that he was likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease in the future.
The news was revealed last November via a documentary he starred in with his family on streaming Disney+ National Geographic chain and Infinity with Chris Hemsworth had six episodes.
A few weeks after its premiere, certain scenes from the series went viral on social networks, especially on the TikTok video platform. It is a gentle gesture of his wife who is also an actress. Elsa Pataky with her husband in episode 6, accept after knowing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Chris Hemsworth Alzheimer’s risk
Infinity with Chris Hemsworth explores Hemsworth’s fear of aging. Therefore, during the recording, he was tested to analyze his health and memory.how was it Discovered to have two copies of the APOE4 gene one inherited from the mother and one from the father.
People rarely have two copies of this gene. In fact, it is estimated that he occurs in only 2% to 3% of the population. This means a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a disease that progressively affects memory, reports the journal. vanity fair.
Chris Hemsworth’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease is eight to ten times higher than the general population, experts point out in Episode 5 of the Disney+ documentary.
Elsa Pataky, 87
In the latest episode of the documentary series, Chris Hemsworth wears a special suit designed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that allows him to experience, with some degree of accuracy, what it feels like to be 50 years older than him. Today.
As part of the same experiment, wife Elsa Pataky surprised the actor by reversing the situation. He represented his real age and she pretended to be her 87.
For this, specialists made an actress, put on prostheses and turned her into an old woman. “Seeing myself is really confrontational and very real. I feel very vulnerable and I’m not sure I want Chris to see me like this,” Pataky said. I made a confession in this scene.
Finally, she dared to carry out the experiment, and Hemsworth was able to live with his aging wife for a while.
That was exactly the sequence that continues to go viral on social networks to this day. Infinity with Chris Hemsworth on Disney+.
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