The Academy Awards will be telecast this coming Sunday night, and Carol Roth spotted something that is making everybody roll their eyes:
"The Academy is not asking Oscar attendees to wear face masks while cameras are rolling during the live ceremony…However, when guests are not on camera, they are being asked to wear masks. For example, masks should be put on during commercial breaks."
— Carol Roth (@caroljsroth) April 21, 2021
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.
Obviously the Academy is concerned that the right of the people to see unobstructed beautiful celebrity faces is not infringed. https://t.co/p5Uc8hnwlw
— Jeryl Bier (@JerylBier) April 21, 2021
Heaven forbid the Hollywood elite get deprived of face time on national television!
— Andy Lancaster (@andylancaster) April 21, 2021
That’s idiotic. Either do it or dont.
— not the One (@OlorinMT) April 21, 2021
A more absurd guideline on wearing masks you will never see. https://t.co/TpIEahM3MR
— Angus T. Kirk (@angusparvo) April 21, 2021
Camera on? Masks don’t matter.
“I’m vaxxed.” “Put on yer face diaper, dissident”
Ah, this gathering is a protest? All good. Just remember to keep your BBQ within limits.
Science is awesome.
— Chris Horner (@Chris_C_Horner) April 21, 2021
And the Oscar for Best Covid Actor goes to… https://t.co/yCxxtzjLWc
— TheRightWingM ?? (@TheRightWingM) April 21, 2021
Apparently coronavirus can't spread when the cameras are on https://t.co/mUYJTNVt05
— Double Mutant Sensurround ?️? (@sound_hologram) April 21, 2021
When safety theater is taken to the next level by the theater makers. https://t.co/V6rJRasFap
— ??Call me Cap?? (@jeffanderson42) April 21, 2021
Someone (I forget who) made the comment about restaurants, that having people masked upon entry & then unmasked a few feet away during their meal, is like having a peeing section in a swimming pool.
— David Proctor (@freedomtrombone) April 21, 2021
COVID only floats around during commercial breaks. It obeys curfews. It also doesn’t follow you into restaurants with those “masks must be worn to enter” signs.
— Amadeus (@sireamadeus) April 21, 2021
It’s either safe to not wear masks or it’s not. This is absolutely ridiculous. Do these people not hear themselves? https://t.co/tm5Nnlnx0r
— Dr. Holly A. Bell ☕️ (@HollyBell8) April 21, 2021
If they do hear themselves, they don’t seem to care how ridiculous they sound.