Star Salma Hayek Reveals She Nearly Died of COVID-19

Salma Hayek on her secret near-fatal battle with Covid

Q MAGAZINE – Mexican and American film actress and producer Salma Hayek has revealed she nearly died of the coronavirus. Speaking to Variety Magazine, the Oscar nominee said she contracted the disease during the early days of the pandemic, but decided not to talk publicly about it.

Hayek said she had a severe case of COVID-19 in the early days of the pandemic and spent seven weeks isolated in a room, of the London mansion she shares with her husband, Kering CEO Francois-Henri Pinault, and their 13-year-old daughter, Valentina.

- Advertisement -

Her doctor “begging” her to go to the hospital, because “it was so bad”.

Hayek, 54. “I said, ‘No, thank you. I’d rather die at home,” she told the magazine.

The Frida star said that at one point she was put on oxygen. A year on, she has still not fully recovered from the disease, Hayek revealed.

- Advertisement -

However, working with prominent director Ridley Scott on his new movie “The House of Gucci” helped her to regain her strength. The movie, which is based on a true story, features stars like Al Pacino, Adam Driver, and Lady Gaga. Hayek plays a clairvoyant who helps the ex-wife of Maurizio Gucci, the grandson of renowned fashion designer Guccio Gucci, kill her husband.

Scores of celebrities, including actors Tom Hanks and Gwyneth Paltrow, TV host Ellen DeGeneres, and opera singer Placido Domingo have contracted the disease, although many experienced only mild symptoms such, as coughing and sniffles.

- Advertisement -

Related Articles

Minnie Driver talks about her frustrated trip to Costa Rica

Q MAGAZINE - Minnie Driver, actress and singer, spoke about her...

‘John Wick’, visited Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Renowned action hero Keanu Reeves visited Costa Rica for...
- paying the bills -

Latest

Minister of Tourism projects recovery of the sector by 2023

QCOSTARICA - After the unprecedented blow of the pandemic,...

President Chaves slams Costa Rica in Davos

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica president, Rodrigo Chaves, used his...

Costa Rica has a dependency of 86.80% on green energy, the fourth highest in the world

QCOSTARICA - The Compare the Market Australia study looked...

El Salvador: MS-13 gang blames killing spree on broken pact with government — report

Q24N - The notorious criminal gang Mara Salvatrucha 13...

War in Ukraine exacerbates food insecurity in Latin America

Q REPORTS (EFE) The World Food Programme (WFP) warned...

Costa Rica creates first Pet Friendly certification

QCOSTARICA -  A survey provided by Unimer shows that...

Panama at the forefront of vaccination programs in Latin America

Q24N (Revista Summa) Recently, the Ministry of Health of...