Staff WriterPamela Anderson, ageing rocker Keith Richards and a member of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
Not to mention the late Anita Roddick, founder of the BodyShop. What could they possibly have had in common?
The answer is a nasty virus, which does not just affect celebrities.
In fact thousands have it - and about 50 per cent do not know they are infected. The virus attacks the liver with predictable consequences.
Like so many of these things, Hepatitis C is passed on by contaminated blood and also through sex with a partner who may be unprotected and may not have a clue they're infected.
So now a British charity the Hepatitis C Trust is calling for testing to be available in pharmacies. There are drugs to treat you if you are infected - plus all that advice about keeping others safe.
Sounds like a good idea to me.