The Academy Awards will be telecast this coming Sunday night, and Carol Roth spotted something that is making everybody roll their eyes:

According to Variety, the in-person audience will be 170 people who will be going from mask to no mask depending on whether the camera is on them at any given moment. Because SCIENCE, or something.

Heaven forbid the Hollywood elite get deprived of face time on national television!

If they do hear themselves, they don’t seem to care how ridiculous they sound.