Celebs PAID To Say They Have Coronavirus?!?

Idris Elba smiling for the camera

"I think that the negativity around "test shaming" is, like, counterproductive, I don't see what people get out of that", Elba said.

As it turns out, there's a pretty big Internet conspiracy theory gaining traction which claims numerous rich and powerful are actually being paid to say they contracted the virus.

Desperate times call for desperate measures, I guess?

Elba previously said he was screened for the virus, despite having no symptoms, after coming into contact with someone who had tested positive.

Status update: Idris Elba is still in quarantine - and is feeling homesick. Sab [Sabrina Dhowre Elba, his wife] and I still feel ok so far with no changes. Like: 'Hey, hey, hey - you are kicking me and what you're doing is not good, so we will get rid of you.

The 47-year-old actor, who was diagnosed two weeks ago, has been in isolation with his wife Sabrina, 29, who revealed she'd contracted the virus in recent days.


Posing for photos together at the event, the pair were in close proximity to each other, as well as other celebrities such as Lewis Hamilton, and attendees. Cardi has now answered back to the comments, saying, "Sometimes I get on my Live and I be talking some insane sh*t entertaining my fans, and people take what I say and run with it".

"I'm starting to feel like y'all niggas is paying niggas to say that they got it", said the "Bodak Yellow" rapper. A clip from a video where she says "coronavirus" has even been made into a viral song that has topped the iTunes Charts.

"I'm just a human being and I just happen to be in the public eye".

Elba wrote on Twitter, "This morning I tested positive for Covid 19".

'I am on location about to start filming. And also this idea that someone like myself is gonna be paid to say I've got coronavirus, that's absolute bullsh*t.

Winfrey also agreed, saying she believes the virus is "here to teach us, show us something about ourselves, as individuals and also as a world of people". Part of it is a lot of people don't understand it. We were lucky to get a test very quickly because of the shortages of the test.

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