Matt Wilstein Idris Elba Opens Up to Oprah Winfrey About Having Coronavirus, Accuses Media of ‘Scaremongering’

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Talk show hosts nearly across the board have had to find ways to broadcast their shows from home this month during the coronavirus crisis. And that includes Oprah Winfrey.

This week, Winfrey launched Oprah Talks COVID-19, and among her first guests was actor Idris Elba, one of the first celebrities to reveal he had tested positive for the virus. It was his first major interview since posting the news on social media early last week.

Skyping in from New Mexico where he was about to start filming a movie and has been quarantined ever since, Elba said he has been “avoiding the mainstream media” but trusted Winfrey to take a “journalistic” approach to their interview.

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