Lupita Nyong'o recently tested positive for COVID-19, a diagnosis that has forced the star to cancel virtual interviews for her new movie.The 355».
Nyong'o shared her test results on social media, tweeting, "I too tested positive for COVID-19. I'm fully vaccinated and taking care of myself in isolation, so I'm confident I'll be fine. Please do all you can to protect yourself and others from serious illness. The actress added the hashtag "#StayMaskedAndVaxxed" to the end of her post.
I too have tested positive for COVID-19. I'm fully vaccinated and taking care in isolation, so I trust I will be well. Please do all you can to keep yourself and others protected from serious illness. #StayMaskedAndVaxxed
— Lupita Nyong'o (@Lupita_Nyongo) -
Before testing positive, Nyong'o intended to join her co-stars Jessica Chastain Penelope Cruz, Diane Kruger, Fan Bingbing, Sebasitan Stan and director Simon Kinberg for a series of virtual interviews promoting the spy thriller, which hits theaters Friday. Nyong'o plays Khadijah, a former MI6 ally and high-tech computer specialist, in the fast-paced, globe-trotting film that features a formidable quartet of top operatives (Chastain, Kruger, Nyong'o and Cruz) as they try to recover a top-secret weapon that fell into the hands of mercenaries, while staying one step ahead of the mysterious Lin Mi Sheng (Fan), who tracks their every move.