There are a lot of theories about the coronavirus circulating on the Internet and social media right now but Idris Elba had to hop on IG Live to address one that he felt was directed at him.

Following he and his wife Sabrina Elba’s positive diagnoses for the coronavirus, Idris decided to fire back at claims that celebrities are being paid to lie about having the virus.

 

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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh ___ There are a lot of theories about the coronavirus circulating on the Internet and social media right now but #IdrisElba had to hop on IG Live to address one that he felt was directed at him. ___ Following he and his wife Sabrina Elba’s positive diagnoses for the coronavirus, Idris decided to fire back at claims that celebrities are being paid to lie about having the virus. ___ “This idea that someone like myself is gonna be paid to say ‘I’ve got coronavirus,’ that’s like absolute bulls**t,” Idris said. “Such stupidness and people wanna spread that as if it’s like news. That’s stupid…That’s the quickest way to get people sick.” ___ Idris also took the time to address what he called “test shaming,” saying he believed that all people should-click the link in our bio to read more.

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“This idea that someone like myself is gonna be paid to say ‘I’ve got coronavirus,’ that’s like absolute bulls**t,” Idris Elba said. “Such stupidness and people wanna spread that as if it’s like news. That’s stupid…That’s the quickest way to get people sick.”

He continued, “There’s no benefit to me and Sabrina sitting here saying we got it and we ain’t got it. I don’t even understand the logic of that.

Idris also took the time to address what he called “test shaming,” saying he believed that all people should have access to testing, and not just the rich.

“It shouldn’t be about whether rich or poor gets it,” Idris said. “Everyone should be able to get a test.”

Sabrina Elba recently addressed her reason for being quarantined with Idris despite his positive diagnosis and recently revealed that she has tested positive for the virus as well.

At this time, we want to urge people to continue to be safe and practice social distancing.

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