Corona Virus is spreading in Hollywood
British Actor Idris Alba is the latest A-lister who has been diagnosed with the novel Corona Virus. British Actor played a major role in movies such as Fast and Furious presents: Hobbs and Shaw, Pacific Rim, The Dark Tower. He is also famous for popular tv series such as The Wire and Luther.
The interesting thing about this entire episode is that the actor did not show any symptoms of the Corona Virus. The actor decided to get himself tested when he realized that he came in contact with Sophie Gregoire Trudeau. Sophie Gregoire Trudeau is the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and she tested positive for Corona Virus.
What does the actor have to say?
Alba broke the news through his official twitter account by means of a video. In the video actor said:
“Stay home people and be pragmatic,” I will keep you updated on how I’m doing. No panic.” He further added, “This is serious, Now is the time to really think about social distancing, washing your hands. Transparency is probably the best thing for this right now. If you’re feeling ill, or you feel like you should be tested, or if you’ve been exposed, do something about it.”
Moreover, The video also featured his wife Sabrina Dhowre, who said she did not get herself checked and is “doing ok.”
What are the co-stars of Alba saying?
Fans and co-stars from all over the world over are sending get well soon tweets to Alba. His co-star of The Wire, Wendell Pierce tweeted the following:
“The entire cast of The Wire wishes our brother Idris Elba to get well soon as he fights this virus. Take care and best of health.”
Not the first A-Lister
This is not the first time a big Hollywood name has been infected with Corona Virus. Power couple Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson tested positive for Corona Virus. The couple recently left the hospital after treatment. Moreover, some other big names such as Orlando Bloom, Emily Ratajkowski, and Charles Barkley are isolating themselves as a precaution.