“And if that’s you sweet reader, my request is this: don’t take medical advice from me. I didn’t go to medical school, I’m not a doctor,” he joked.
“But you know who is a doctor? Your doctor. Talk to them. And only them. Have a discussion with someone who has studied medical science for years and years and years about this, then see how you feel about participating in this effort. That’s all. Good on you. 🙂,” he finished the gentle encouragement of his fan base.
Fans, friends and followers were quick to share their support in the comments.
“Gold medal in Common Manning. 🏅,” his wife, Zoe Foster Blake wrote, referencing both the shirt Hamish wore and a joke from his podcast with Andy Lee, Hamish & Andy.
“Good man. Well said,” wrote actor Rob Mills.
“How’s the bicep on him!!! Love it Hamo 🙌,” wrote Jack Steele, one half of the comedy duo The Inspired Unemployed.
“I’ll have what he’s having,” said Nazem Hussain, fellow comedian and host of The Project.
Hamish is currently living through the Sydney lockdown, having moved to the NSW capital from Melbourne earlier this year.
He has also been closely following the Olympics, posting a photo with his kids on his back, while he looked very uncomfortable on all fours.
“Huge thank you to the sport of equestrian for inspiring the next generation 👍,” he wrote.