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Coronavirus in Hollywood: Who has it?

As we all know, everybody has been affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic. These are tough times, and these celebrities have told us their journeys with the disease. Read more about how the entertainment industry took a hard blow.  

  • The first reported case of Coronavirus was the famous oscar-winning actor, Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson while they were filming a movie in Australia back in March 11, 2020.
  • They weren’t the only celebrities to catch the deadly virus, here is a list of the many A-listers telling their experience with COVID-19, from musicians, news anchors and even television hosts.

Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen


The famous host of Watch What Happens Live posted to his Instagram on March 20 to say that he, too, has tested positive for COVID-19. The Bravo show was to a halt until Cohen announced he would return on March 30.

Scarface (Brad Jordan)

Scarface (Brad Jordan)


The famous rapper said in a new interview with Willie D stated his symptoms included vomiting, fever, pneumonia, and even kidney failure. The artist claims he does not recall when he caught the virus because he was quarantined in his house. Explaining his experience, he says that “it was like having an elephant sitting on my chest”. The rapper mentioned that he also had trouble breathing and sitting up.


Pink (Alecia Beth Moore)

Pink


The Grammy award-winning singer describes her coronavirus diagnosis and experience on Instagram on April 3. Both Pink and her three-year-old son started presenting COVID-19 like symptoms before visiting her doctor. She and her son had to complete a 14-day mandatory quarantine. P!nk posted on her Instagram saying “It is an absolute travesty and failure of our government to not make testing more widely accessible,” she wrote. The singer also stated that this illness is serious and real.


George Stephanopoulos

George Stephanopoulos


The ABC Good Morning America anchor showed symptom on April 13, luckily he was asymptomatic. His wife, Ali Wentworth, on the other hand, was not so lucky. She announced her positive test on April 1 and commented: “never been sicker.” Stephanopoulos had the Coronavirus antibodies and volunteered to donate plasma in a trial to help those affected by the virus.


Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli


The Italian opera singer tested positive in March for COVID-19 but luckily made a “swift and full recovery”. Bocelli performed at the concert “Music for Hope” on Easter Sunday. The clive event became viral and broke the internet when the performance reached 28 million views on YouTube within its first 24 hours. On his Facebook post, Bocelli explains that he did not want to “unnecessarily alarm” his fans with his diagnosis, nor violate his family’s privacy. Bocelli will be volunteering to donate his blood plasma to aid treatment.


Chris Cuomo

Chris Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s younger brother and CNN host confirmed his diagnosis on Twitter that he had tested positive for the coronavirus on March 31. He continued to host his evening show, Cuomo Prime Time, in isolation and in the comfort of his basement. Sadly his wife a son had caught the virus as well, but have made a full recovery


Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein


The New York Post confirmed that former Hollywood Producer Harvey Weinstein had tested positive for COVID-19 in a New York prison On March 23rd. His lawyers have stated that they had not been notified about his condition.

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