Woody Harrelson slams COVID-19 protocols on film units: ‘Absurd’

Woody Harrelson slams COVID-19 protocols on movie sets: 'Absurd'

Shortly earlier than Woody Harrelson got here below hearth for spreading a conspiracy concept about COVID-19 vaccine producers throughout his “Saturday Night time Dwell” monologue, the “Zombieland” actor took goal at “absurd” protocols on Hollywood units.

“I don’t assume that anyone ought to have the appropriate to demand that you just’re compelled to do the testing, compelled to put on the masks and compelled to get vaccinated three years on. I’m identical to, Let’s be achieved with this nonsense. It’s not honest to the crews,” Harrelson, 61, told New York Times Magazine in an interview printed late final week.

“I don’t need to put on the masks. Why ought to they? Why ought to they need to be vaccinated? How’s that lower than the person? I shouldn’t be speaking about this [expletive],” continued the “True Detective” actor. “It makes me offended for the crew. The anarchist a part of me, I don’t really feel that we must always have compelled testing, compelled masking and compelled vaccination. That’s not a free nation.”

On the subject of COVID-19 protocols on Hollywood units, the “Triangle of Unhappiness” actor says he’s involved about crew rights.
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The “Solo: A Star Wars Story” actor clarified he cares extra about crew members having the ability to take off masks, as he and different actors can do when delivering their traces.

“Actually I’m speaking concerning the crew. As a result of I can get out of carrying a masks. I can check much less. I’m not in the identical place they’re in, nevertheless it’s improper. It’s three years. Cease,” Harrelson defined.

The “Starvation Video games” star raised eyebrows Saturday along with his punchline to a long-winded story a couple of “loopy” “script” he learn.

“So the film goes like this,” Harrelson stated. “The largest drug cartels on the earth get collectively and purchase up all of the media and all of the politicians and drive all of the folks on the earth to remain locked of their houses. And other people can solely come out in the event that they take the cartel’s medication and maintain taking them time and again. I threw the script away.”

“I threw the script away,” Harrelson stated in his “SNL” monologue. “I imply, who was gonna consider that loopy concept? Being compelled to do medication? I do this voluntarily.”
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The joke was met with close to silence from the in-person viewers — however the at-home viewers was fast to sentence the “Cheers” alum on social media.

“Attention-grabbing how he mentions being anarchist and Marxist however then makes an anti-vax joke,” argued one person. “There are such a lot of horrible issues about massive pharma like insulin costs and the opioid epidemic, however folks as a substitute give attention to vaccines when there’s no proof towards them. I don’t get it.”

“Who authorized this,” questioned a second particular person.

“F–ok you for giving this dude a platform to unfold this anti-vax bulls–t. name me a nasty sport or no matter however i don’t assume it’s humorous after we’re nonetheless within the midst of an sickness that’s nonetheless spreading due to losers like this,” slammed a 3rd particular person.

Twitter proprietor Elon Musk, in the meantime, referred to as Harrelson’s monologue a “good one.”

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