D.L. Hughley Reveals He Has COVID-19 After Collapsing On Stage & 47 More Stars Who Tested Positive


Regardless of their greatest efforts, among the largest worldwide names – like Tom Hanks, Prince Charles, Tony Shalhoub, and extra – have contracted COVID-19.

(UPDATE 6/22/20, 9:45 AM ET) D.L. Hughley is the newest celeb to check constructive for coronavirus. His outcomes got here after he collapsed onstage throughout a stand-up routine in Nashville on June 19. “I used to be what they name asymptomatic,” he defined. “I didn’t have flu-like signs, I didn’t have shortness of breath, I didn’t have problem respiration, I didn’t have a cough, I didn’t have a low-grade fever. I nonetheless don’t have a a fever. I didn’t have lack of scent or style.” D.L. additionally revealed that he shall be quarantining for 2 weeks at dwelling after leaving the hospital, the place he was taken after passing out onstage.

(UPDATE 5/12/20, 10:00 AM ET): “I hope you're all being cautious and following the protocol. We actually are all Monk now,” stated Monk star Tony Shalhoub. The 66-year-old actor — recognized for his flip because the OCD-detective Adrian Monk. as Antonio Scarpacci on Wings, and as Abe Weissman on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – revealed on Peacock’s The At-House Selection Present that he and his spouse, Brooke Adams, 71, got here down with COVID. “Final month, my spouse Brooke and I got here down with the virus, and it was a reasonably tough few weeks. However we understand that so many different individuals have and had it so much worse.”

(UPDATE 4/15/20, 10:00 P.M. ET): Simply two weeks after revealing he examined constructive for COVID-19, CNN information anchor Chris Cuomo has confirmed that his spouse Cristina Greeven Cuomo, 50, additionally has the virus. “Cristina now has COVID, she is now constructive, and it simply breaks my coronary heart. It's the one factor I hoped wouldn’t occur, and now it has,” he revealed on CNN throughout an interview along with his older brother, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. He went on so as to add that his spouse, who's {a magazine} editor and the founding father of publication Purist, takes “every part in stride.” “Fortunately it was Cristina and never one of many children,” Chris additionally stated.

(UPDATE 4/13/20, 8:30 A.M. ET): It was revealed on April 13 that Good Morning America host, George Stephanopoulos, has examined constructive for coronavirus. His prognosis got here two weeks after his spouse, Ali Wentworth, additionally examined constructive. He revealed that he had principally been ‘asymptomatic,’ in comparison with Ali, who was in “pure distress” throughout her bout with the sickness. “I’ve by no means had a fever, by no means had chills, by no means had a headache, by no means had a cough, by no means had shortness of breath,” George admitted. He additionally confirmed that Ali was doing significantly better as of April 13, and had been fever-free for 5 days.

(UPDATE 4/11/20 11:30 A.M. ET): Broadway star Nick Cordero, who was nominated for a Tony Award in 2014 for his work in Bullets Over Broadway, is in essential situation with coronavirus in accordance with his spouse Amanda Kloots after he was identified final month. “Prayer warriors, prayer circles, no matter you’ve obtained. Power, meditation, constructive pondering,” she wrote on Instagram subsequent to a photograph of them with their 10-month-old son Elvis Eduardo on Friday, April 10. “He is preventing for his life proper now. Elvis and I would like you Nick Cordero. It’s time to battle daddy.”

(UPDATE 4/10/20 10:10 P.M. ET): Legendary music producer Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, 62, is the newest star to come back ahead with Coronavirus. “I really feel so blessed to have the ability to rejoice one other birthday,” he started his prolonged message on Instagram, thanking followers for his or her needs. “I examined constructive for the COVID-19 virus, as did my household. It’s an extremely scary factor to undergo my associates.” He went on to substantiate that he and his members of the family have since “examined adverse” and are “on our means again to full well being.”

(UPDATE 4/9/20 5:20 P.M. ET): Rihanna‘s dad Ronald Fenty, 66, revealed that he contracted the coronavirus and thought he was doing to die. He spent 14 days contained in the Paragon Isolation Heart in his native Barbados being handled. He’s at dwelling now and spoke to the UK’s The Solar. He nonetheless refers to RiRi by her first title, Robyn, and informed the publication, “My daughter Robyn was checking in on me daily. “I believed I used to be going to die to be sincere. I've to say, I really like you a lot, Robyn. She did a lot for me. I recognize every part she has carried out.” The pop famous person even purchased her dad a ventilator and despatched it to him in Barbados, however he stated he had not wanted it, because it was a fever that obtained the worst of him. He has now been declared virus-free and is recuperating on the dwelling.

(UPDATE 4/8/20, 11:55 P.M. ET): Todd Chrisley, 51, has confirmed that he has examined constructive for COVID-19. “It has been the sickest that I've ever been within the 52 years I’ve been on this earth,” he revealed on the April Eight episode of his podcast Chrisley Confessions. “I can't ever inform you a time in my life the place I've ever been as sick as what I had been with the coronavirus.” Todd was hospitalized for 4 days with the virus, however has since returned dwelling.“This has been a life-altering expertise for me. I do know it’s been a life-altering expertise for everybody in my household,” he stated, including that he’s working at about “70 – 75 %” since returning dwelling.

(UPDATE 4/8/20, 5:10 P.M. ET): The Actual Housewives of New Jersey star Jennifer Aydin, 42, revealed that she has examined constructive for the brand new coronavirus and remains to be preventing COVID-19. The Bravo star broke the information with a video message for her Instagram followers on April 8, writing within the caption, “I’ve been sick for the previous 10 days and Monday is when my check got here again constructive. However at the moment is the primary day that I’m lastly beginning to really feel higher. Preserving my children away has been the toughest and I’m grateful that I've no respiration points. My days haven’t been so dangerous, apart from plenty of fatigue and sleeping. At evening is when it’s the worst for me due to the combination of sweating and chills. I’m taking my nutritional vitamins and consuming sizzling liquids. We’ll all get by way of this.”

(UPDATE 4/7/20, 10:07 P.M. ET): Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter John Prine, 73, sadly died at Nashville’s Vanderbilt College Medical Heart on Apr. 7 attributable to problems attributable to the coronavirus, his household confirmed to Rolling Stone. He had been within the hospital from the virus since Mar. 26 and was positioned on a ventilator simply two days after his admission. His household suggested his Twitter followers how essential his situation was with a tweet they posted on Mar. 29. “That is onerous information for us to share. However so lots of you have got beloved and supported John through the years, we wished to let , and provide the probability to ship out extra of that love and help now. And know that we love you, and John loves you,” the tweet learn. John’s spouse Fiona, whom he married in 1996, additionally examined constructive for the virus however fortuitously recovered.

(UPDATE 4/5/20, 12:00 P.M. ET): NFL icon Tom Dempsey, 73, has sadly handed away attributable to problems from the coronavirus. The legendary kicker died on April Four in New Orleans: town he made proud in 1970 along with his spectacular game-winning subject purpose whereas taking part in for the New Orleans Saints. Tom, who was born with out toes on his proper foot and with out fingers on his proper hand, was in a position to excel as an NFL kicker with the assistance of specially-designed sneakers. He additionally performed for the Eagles, the Rams, the Oilers and the Payments throughout his 11-year profession. “The New Orleans Saints household is deeply saddened and heartbroken at this most troublesome time. Tom’s life spoke on to the ability of the human spirit and exemplified his resolute willpower to not enable setbacks to impede following his goals and aspirations,” the workforce stated in an announcement. “He exemplified the identical battle and fortitude in recent times as he battled valiantly in opposition to sicknesses however by no means wavered and saved his trademark humorousness.” John’s spouse, Fiona, additionally examined constructive for the virus, which she introduced on Mar. 17, however she 

(UPDATE 4/3/20, 9:30 P.M. ET): Pink, 40, has confirmed that she and her 3-year-old son Jameson examined constructive for COVID-19 after exhibiting techniques. “My household was already sheltering at dwelling and we continued to take action for the final two weeks following the instruction of our physician. Just some days in the past we had been re-tested and are actually fortunately adverse,” the singer wrote on Instagram, captioning a photograph of her and her son. In gentle of her prognosis, Pink additionally introduced she could be donating cash to associated causes.

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(UPDATE 4/3/20, 4:30 P.M. ET): Christopher Cross, 68, iconic pop singer who rose to fame with songs like “Crusing”, introduced he had examined constructive for coronavirus on April 3. “I’m sorry to report that I'm among the many rising variety of People who examined constructive for the COVID-19 virus,” he revealed on his Fb web page. “Though I'm lucky sufficient to be cared for at dwelling, that is presumably the worst sickness I’ve ever had.”

(UPDATE 4/3/20, 1:44 P.M. ET): Brooke Baldwin of CNN, 40, has examined constructive for coronavirus. In an Instagram put up made Friday, April 3, Brooke broke the information to her followers. “I’ve examined constructive for coronavirus. I'm OKAY,” she shared on the social media platform. “It got here immediately yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever. I’ve been social distancing. Doing ALL the issues we’re being informed to do. Nonetheless — it obtained me.” Brooke closed her put up telling her followers she appeared ahead to being again on TV “actual quickly” and thanked the numerous medical professionals serving to within the world disaster throughout this time.

(UPDATE 4/1/20, 11:45 A.M. ET): YNW Melly, 20, examined constructive for coronavirus whereas the rapper was awaiting trial in South Florida’s Broward County Jail, which his Instagram web page introduced on April 2. “He’ll be submitting a movement for restricted launch in hopes of higher care attributable to any jails not being ready to deal with this new virus,” the announcement added. The rapper (whose authorized title is Jamell Demons) was beforehand charged with two counts of first-degree homicide stemming from the Oct. 2018 taking pictures deaths of two males, whom had been reported to be his shut associates.

(UPDATE 4/1/20, 11:45 A.M. ET): Paulina Bugembe, who stars as Valerie on the long-running ABC cleaning soap sequence Basic Hospital, introduced on her Instagram that she’s been identified with Coronavirus. Self-isolation Day 7/14: midway there. I’m going nuts on this room,” she posted. “Generally I crack the door open after I hear (her cat) Snipes

simply exterior the door to get a peek at him and shut it earlier than he tried to come back in,” she wrote. “The ER nurse known as to verify in on me yesterday and stated that it gave the impression of I used to be enhancing based mostly on my updates. I'll take this rattling bracelet off after I’m in a position to go away this room which is hopefully in seven days. That each one is determined by what this cough needs to do. #LifeWithCOVID.”

(UPDATE 3/31/20, 12:04 P.M. ET): CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, the youthful brother of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, introduced through Twitter that he examined constructive for COVID-19. “In these troublesome instances that appear to get tougher and complex by the day, I simply discovered that I'm constructive for coronavirus,” Cuomo, 49, tweeted. “I've been uncovered to individuals in latest days who've subsequently examined constructive and I had fevers, chills and shortness of breath. I simply hope I didn’t give it to the children and Cristina. That may make me really feel worse than this sickness!” Cuomo stated that he’s “quarantined” in his basement and can proceed his present from there. “We are going to all beat this by being sensible and difficult and united!”

The anchor was at CNN’s workplaces within the Hudson Yards neighborhood of NYC on Friday, March 27. He hosted his present from dwelling on March 30, throughout which he interviewed his brother. Cuomo truly broke the information whereas Governor Cuomo was giving his day by day briefing in regards to the COVID-19 disaster in New York state. “He’ll be tremendous,” the governor, 62, informed reporters. “He’s a candy, lovely man. He’s my greatest pal. It was at all times me and my brother rising up.” As of March 31, almost 76,000 individuals have examined constructive for coronavirus in New York state; no less than 1200 individuals have died.

(UPDATE 3/30/20, 9:26 A.M. ET): Following seven days of self-isolation at his dwelling, Burnham, on the Balmoral Property in Scotland, Prince Charles is not in self-isolation. “Having consulted along with his physician, the Prince of Wales is now out of self-isolation,” a spokesman for the royal stated, in accordance with The BBC. His spouse, Duchess Camilla, has examined adverse for the virus.

(UPDATE 3/29/20, 6:45 P.M. ET): Grammy successful country-folk singer John Prine, 73, has been hospitalized with signs and is in “essential” situation. “That is onerous information for us to share. However so lots of you have got beloved and supported John through the years, we wished to let , and provide the probability to ship out extra of that love and help now. And know that we love you, and John loves you,” John’s spouse Fiona Prine confirmed in an announcement on social media. Fiona beforehand examined constructive for COVID-19.

(UPDATE 3/29/20, 4:15 P.M. ET): Beloved nation singer Joe Diffie has died from the coronavirus on the age of 61. Identified for songs like “John Deere Inexperienced” and “If the Satan Danced (In Empty Pockets)”, Joe was solely identified with the situation final week. “Oh my God. One of many all-time GREAT vocalists,” fellow crooner Hint Adkins tweeted after his loss of life was introduced. “Joe Diffie was my pal. RIP, buddy.”

(UPDATE 3/27/20, 7:45 A.M. ET): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has turn into the newest celeb to check constructive for coronavirus. “Over the past 24 hours I've developed gentle signs and examined constructive for coronavirus,” he wrote on Twitter. “I'm now self-isolating, however I'll proceed to steer the federal government’s response through video convention as we battle this virus. Collectively, we are going to beat this.” On Sunday, April 5, the PM was admitted to hospital: “On the recommendation of his physician, the prime minister has tonight been admitted to hospital for checks. This can be a precautionary step, because the prime minister continues to have persistent signs of coronavirus 10 days after testing constructive for the virus,” his spokesperson stated to the BBC.

(UPDATE 3/25/20, 6:45 A.M. ET): Clarence Home has confirmed that Prince Charles, 71, who's the daddy of Prince Harry and Prince William, has examined constructive for coronavirus. “He has been displaying gentle signs, however in any other case stays in good well being and has been working kind dwelling all through the previous few days as normal,” the assertion learn. Charles is the primary royal to check constructive for the illness. His final public occasion was on March 12.

(UPDATE 3/23/20, 11:17 A.M. ET): Senator Amy Klobuchar has introduced on Twitter that her husband, John Bessler, has examined constructive for COVID-19. The senator stated that they obtained the outcomes on the morning of March 23; he had initially thought he had a chilly, then began coughing up blood. He is in isolation and on oxygen, however not a ventilator. “I really like him & not having the ability to be by his facet is without doubt one of the hardest issues about this illness. So many are going by way of this & a lot worse. I pray for him & you & in the meantime I'll do all I can to get assist to the American individuals,” she wrote. She careworn that she and John, who was educating in DC, have been aside lengthy sufficient that she doesn’t have to take a check herself.

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Broadway star Aaron Tveit, 36, additionally introduced on March 23 that he had been identified with COVID-19. Aaron, who presently stars in Moulin Rouge! has been quarantined since Broadway reveals all shut down on March 12. “I take into account myself extraordinarily fortunate that my signs have been very gentle – chilly like with no fever – as so many are experiencing far more severe signs, as a result of it is a very harmful virus,” he wrote on Instagram. You may learn his full assertion HERE.

(UPDATE 3/22/20, 3:30 P.M. ET): Senator Rand Paul has examined constructive for COVID-19. His workplace introduced the information on Twitter on Sunday, March 22. Paul, who can be a licensed doctor, was the one senator to vote in opposition to a bipartisan $Eight billion deal to offer emergency coronavirus funding earlier this month. He was known as out for that on social media after the information was introduced. Rand additionally reportedly labored out on the Senate health club as late as Sunday morning earlier than he obtained the information and left.

(UPDATE 3/21/20, 11:30 P.M. ET): Idris Elba’s spouse Sabrina Dhowre, 30, has additionally examined constructive for COVID-19 after her husband confirmed he had the virus on Mar. 16 however confirmed she is asymptomatic. “I don’t really feel something that will come to what individuals would now anticipate to be a symptom of coronavirus, which is absolutely unusual,” Sabrina stated to Oprah Winfrey over a FaceTime dialog. “It would change within the coming weeks, and we’ll preserve everybody up to date. However it's worrisome that we’re sitting right here, two individuals, and … we’re asymptomatic.”

(UPDATE 3/20/20, 6:14 P.M. ET): Proper after Colton Underwood revealed his constructive coronavirus check, Andy Cohen sadly had the identical information to share. The 51-year-old host of Watch What Occurs Stay with Andy Cohen! (which is able to now be placed on pause) revealed in an Instagram put up that “after just a few days of self-quarantine” and “not feeling nice,” he examined constructive for COVID-19.

(UPDATE 3/20/20, 5:12 P.M. ET): Colton Underwood has come ahead as one of many largest stars to check constructive for the brand new coronavirus. On March 20, The Bachelor star revealed that he’s self-isolating in Huntington Seashore, CA on the dwelling of Cassie Randolph’s dad and mom. He made the announcement in an Instagram video filmed at his girlfriend’s dad and mom’ home, saying, “I wish to allow you to guys know: I’m 28, I take into account myself fairly wholesome, I work out recurrently, I eat wholesome, and I grew to become symptomatic just a few days in the past, obtained my check outcomes again at the moment, and they're constructive,” Colton stated within the video. COVID-19 has already taken a toll on Colton; he added, “It’s been kicking my ass, simply to place it fairly bluntly. The principle factor is I can’t even stroll up a flight of stairs with out being out of breath or go to the toilet with out having to take a seat down as a result of I’m exhausted.” You may watch Colton’s full video under.

(UPDATE 3/18/20, 9:46 p.m. ET): By March 18, a wave of latest stars examined constructive for the brand new coronavirus: Kevin Durant together with three different Brooklyn Nets gamers, and two Video games of Thrones stars (Indira Varma and Kristofer Hivju).

(UPDATE 3/16 AT 2:30 P.M. ET): Idris Elba is the newest celeb to disclose that he has been identified with coronavirus. He shared the information through social media on March 16. “This morning I examined constructive for COVID-19,” he wrote. “I really feel okay. I've no signs to this point however have been remoted since I discovered about my doable publicity to the virus. Keep dwelling individuals and be pragmatic. I'll preserve you up to date on how I’m doing. No panic.”

With the World Well being Group reporting nearly 125,000 circumstances of the COVID-19 coronavirus inside the first weeks of the pandemic, the chances that stars from the film, tv, music, and leisure world could be spared had been low. It was only a matter of time earlier than an enormous title reported that they’ve contracted COVID-19, however nobody anticipated that title to be nationwide treasure, Tom Hanks. Tom, 63, confirmed on Mar. 11 that he and his spouse, Rita Wilson, 63, had come down with COVID-19 whereas he was filming an Elvis Presley biopic on The Gold Coast in Australia. Tom gave an replace a day later, saying that he and his spouse had been “in isolation, so we don't unfold it to anybody else.”

“There are these for whom it might result in a really severe sickness. We're taking it one-day-at-a-time. There are issues we are able to all do to get by way of this by following the recommendation of specialists and taking good care of ourselves and one another, no?” he added, delivering a message that appeared to dispel any potential stigmas related to the illness whereas additionally encouraging individuals to remain grounded. “Keep in mind, regardless of all the present occasions, there isn't any crying in baseball.”

There is perhaps some crying over baseball. The 2020 MLB season was delayed, and Spring Coaching was canceled as a part of preventive measures. This adopted related steps by the NHL, NCAA, and MLS, who all reacted after the NBA paused its season after Utah Jazz participant Rudy Gobert, 27, examined constructive. Shortly afterward, his teammate, Donovan Mitchell, 23, was additionally identified with coronavirus. Abroad, European soccer was wrecked by the illness, with many video games being held in empty stadiums and leagues suspending play.

In Italy – the nation who reported the second-highest variety of deaths from coronavirus within the early weeks, solely topped by mainland China – every part was shut down, together with the Serie A soccer league. After Cristiano Ronaldo’s teammate Daniele Rugani examined constructive, the Juventus squad went into lockdown. The workforce’s “soccer gamers, workers members, administrators, entourage and Juventus staff are observing a interval of voluntary dwelling isolation, in compliance with the necessities of the well being authorities based mostly on the provisions presently in pressure.”

On March 15, there was one other confirmed celeb case, as former Bond woman, Olga Kurylenko, confirmed that she had examined constructive for the sickness. Olga performed Camille in Quantum of Solace, and revealed that she is in “self isolation” attributable to her prognosis. She had been unwell for greater than per week earlier than revealing her information to followers. The next day, Recreation of Thrones star Kristofer Hivju, 41 — who performed wildling Tormund Giantsbane on the HBO present — revealed that he too examined constructive for the brand new coronavirus. He informed Instagram followers that he’d be “self-isolating” along with his household “for so long as it takes.”

On this time of uncertainty, seek the advice of the Heart For Illness Management for details about COVID-19, what measures you may take to stop the unfold of coronavirus, what to do in case you show signs, and the best way to not get swept within the hysteria throughout this time.

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