British Mom Who Contracted HIV After Fling Admits, ‘I Thought Only People In Africa Got HIV’ | Roland Martin Reports

British Mom Who Contracted HIV After Fling Admits, ‘I Thought Only People In Africa Got HIV’

Source: Britni Danielle / Clutch Magazine

Rachel Dilley, a 48-year-old mother of three, recently appeared on a British morning show to talk about contracting HIV as a middle-aged woman.

Dilley was a guest on ITV’s This Morning and recounted her tale of contacting the virus nearly a decade ago from a summer fling. The mom, who was about to turn 40 when she was infected, told the show’s hosts that although she had unprotected sex with her partner, she never thought she could contract HIV because she “didn’t know anything about HIV” and “thought you got it in Africa.”

Dilley added: ”I didn’t know a white person had ever got it.”

Dilley’s ordeal began when, after weeks of not feeling well, she decided to see her doctor who found that she had malaria-like symptoms. Dilley’s doctor suggested she take a HIV test, just to rule it out, but two weeks later she was shocked to find out she was positive.

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  • Bradley

    Another racist Caucasian,nobody should be shocked

    • NEISH_2Xs

      I don’t believe she’s racist she’s just stupid. 1)She only believes that people in Africa can contract the disease and 2)She doesn’t believe that there are any white people in Africa.

    • Trent

      she’s more ignorant than racist.

  • Further proof ignorance ain’t bliss

  • Promise Fulfilled

    This proves that racism is caused by ignorance.

  • Reneep34 .

    EXTREME STUPIDITY!! She even had the nerve to call Africa a country. Poor thing!

  • Donna

    Stupid, foolish woman. Obviously been living under a rock.

  • Tiffany Williams

    I guess you Black now eh B!tch!

  • Gloria

    So only people from Africa get HIV? Thats like saying only people who are from Britain only get skin disease.