The actress -- who has been vocal in her commentary on the coronavirus pandemic, the US government's response to the outbreak, and encouraging her fans to stay safe and follow social distancing guidelines -- also interacted with fans who commented on her original post.
Arquette told one fan, who asked how she's been holding up, that kicking the habit has been "mostly fine with a few homicidal feelings thrown in."
Mostly fine with a few homicidal feelings thrown in.
She also responded to another user who shared a story about losing her own father to lung cancer in 2012 and explained how "seeing him go from this strong and seemingly healthy man to skin and bones was the hardest thing I've had to see."
"I’m so sorry," replied Arquette -- who is the mother to a 31-year-old son, Enzo, and a 17-year-old daughter, Harlow. "Yes, I don’t [want] my kids to go through that."
I’m so sorry. Yes I don’t wNt my kids to go through that.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread and the outbreak sweeps across the country, states and cities nationwide have started implementing social distancing protocols, designed to encourage people to stay home and away from large crowds.