The 2021 awards show was one of many first to return to the standard in-person format following greater than a yr of delayed and adjusted ceremonies just like the Oscars and Golden Globes. Few of the celebrities in attendance on Sunday have been seen on the published carrying masks or observing social distancing tips.
Though host Cedric the Entertainer famous on the published that everybody in attendance needed to present proof of vaccination, in addition to take a look at destructive for COVID-19, stars like Seth Rogen, got here out swinging on the lack of necessities. He wasn’t the one one.
After greater than a yr and a half of assorted mandates and tips designed to curtail the unfold of the coronavirus, many have been upset to see A-list celebrities having a celebration that seemingly included none of these issues. It didn’t take lengthy earlier than viewers took to Twitter to slam the Emmys for not working towards what a lot of its stars had preached for roughly the higher a part of two years.
Some famous that it was tough to see A-list celebrities going maskless whereas their children are mandated to put on them for hours per day in faculties to keep away from huge outbreaks.
“Hollywood stars are presently sitting collectively maskless in a packed room on the Emmys… in the meantime my absolutely vaccinated children are compelled to put on masks all day in school. What a ridiculous world we’re residing in!” one user wrote.
“Requiring children in class to masks up, however no masks for the Emmy’s?!?” questioned another.
Others merely referred to as out the celebrities over their blatant disregard for the continuing pandemic.
“Are the #Emmys pretending the pandemic is over? No security protocols in view. Masks, distancing? How many individuals are in that room?” one viewer wrote.
“Seth Rogen beginning off the Emmys by addressing the elephant within the room that nobody is social distancing or carrying masks and everybody is basically squeezed inside a large tent,” another added.
“You recognize masks weren’t required on the Emmys tonight primarily based on what number of gals wore purple lipstick,” someone else added.
“No masks being worn INSIDE at The Emmys. Name me not shocked, love to evangelise however not apply what they preach…” another user wrote.
“Is ‘science’ the rationale celebrities do not want masks on the Emmys however all of the hourly workers do?” someone else wrote.
“Hollywood thought they’d get away with not carrying masks as a result of no one watches the #Emmys,” another user wrote.
“No Masks on the #Emmys as a result of guidelines are for the little individuals,” someone else wrote.
“Why is it that solely “the assistance” need to put on masks on the Emmy’s? First it was the Met Gala. And now this. Appears that Covid-19 provides you a move in case you are carrying black tie or a designer frock. Or possibly it is only one rule for one group…and one for one more,” another concluded.