Hollywood actress Salma Hayek has revealed that she once almost died from COVID-19.
She says she contracted the virus last year.
"My doctor begged me to go to the hospital because it was so bad," she explained, noting that she battled the virus in the early days of the global pandemic. "I said, 'No, thank you. I'd rather die at home,'" she told Variety.
Salma then spent seven weeks in a room in her house. She told then she was put on oxygen, and is yet to fully regain her energy.
Since then she has returned to work and is currently shooting Lady Gaga's House of Gucci. "It was not a lot of time," Salma said. "It was easy. It was the perfect job to just get back into it. I had started doing Zooms at one point, but I could only do so many because I would get so tired."
She seems to be almost back to her normal self.