AceShowbiz - Gal Gadot brought her character in "Wonder Woman" to real life when she was visiting Inova Children's Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia. The 33-year-old actress arrived on Friday, July 6 wearing Wonder Woman costume to surprise and cheer up her young fans, who were being treated there.
The kids were delighted by the surprise visit. Gal was seen sporting the costume in several photos from the occasion. A senior writer from The Hollywood Reporter posted one of the photos on Twitter. The photo saw a hairless kid smiling on his hospital bed as he stared at the Wonder Woman depicter standing in front of him.
Another picture revealed Gal cradling and kissing baby Karalyne Sahady, who is a Leukemia patient. The Israeli actress and model looked happy as she was smiling widely at the baby in her arms.
One of the children Gal Gadot met on her visit to Inova Children’s Hospital was baby Karalyne. You can read more about her story and help her out here: https://t.co/1TKSbk1znEpic.twitter.com/DCnGNpCJKu— Wonder Woman 1984 (@WonderWomanHQ) July 8, 2018
The sick children were not the only ones who enjoyed the surprise visit though. Hospital staff and team were clearly excited too and took the opportunity to pose together with the Israeli actress and model. One of them posted a picture of Gal with the hospital staff on Instagram, thanking the actress for bringing her "superpowers" to the kids.
"Some days are just WONDERFUL!!! So grateful for the stunningly gorgeous and kind Gal Gadot for bringing her superpowers to the kids at work!!! #wonderwoman #ilovemyjob," one of the staff members expressed her excitement.
The doctors also had their turn to take a picture together with the Amazonian princess warrior. In a photo posted on Twitter by Pediatric nephrologist Patty Seo-Mayer, Gal was seen smiling along with the doctors. "Dear @GalGadot- Thank you SO MUCH for visiting my patients and colleagues at #InovaChildrensHospital! Next time, can you align your visit with my call schedule? Love, #SuperFan," she captioned it.
Dear @GalGadot- Thank you SO MUCH for visiting my patients and colleagues at #InovaChildrensHospital! Next time, can you align your visit with my call schedule? Love, #SuperFanpic.twitter.com/kmE7CoFRvE— Patty Seo-Mayer (@PSeoMayer) July 7, 2018
Gal is currently filming the sequel of "Wonder Woman" entitled "Wonder Woman 1984", which will arrive in U.S. theaters on November 1, 2019.