Cape Town – Oprah Winfrey has launched a new remotely done talk show, Oprah Talks Covid-19, on Apple TV+ to help with the global conversation around the novel coronavirus and to try and "lift the human spirit" amidst the rising anxiety and uncertainty about the spreading global pandemic.
"In this series, Oprah has remote conversations with experts and everyday people to provide insight, meaning and tangible advice for the human spirit," says Apple TV+.
Oprah's guest in the first episode is actor Idris Elba who last week revealed that he tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, along with his wife, Sabrina Dhowre.
"Like millions of people all over the world, I've been staying safer at home for over a week now. I know a lot of people are feeling stressed, overwhelmed and uncertain," says Oprah. "Because of that, I want to offer some hope and gather thought leaders and people going through it to add some perspective."
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Like millions of people all over the world, I've been staying safer at home for over a week now. I know a lot of people are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and uncertain. Because of that, I wanted to offer some hope and gather thought leaders and people going through it to add some perspective. Which is why I FaceTimed Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina who are safely quarantined together after he tested positive for COVID-19. Idris fills me in on his journey and Sabrina reveals the result of her test after they decided to quarantine together. Tap the link in my bio to watch our conversation for FREE on the Apple TV app (on your phone) or visit apple.co/oprahtalks