- On Tuesday, January 12, Bruce Willis walked into a store in the US
- He had a bandana wrapped around his neck and no face mask over his nose
- When management asked him to wear a mask, the actor declined and walked out of the store
- He later apologised for his actions and termed them as an error in judgement
Freedom to breathe?
Veteran Hollywood actor Bruce Willis has made headlines and not for the right reasons.
The award-winning thespian recently visited a convenience store and created a fuss after declining to wear his mask.
On any usual day, people would immediately get excited to see the guy they admired so much whenever they watched TV.
But this time around, Bruce’s presence angered a couple of people because of what was termed as stubborn behaviour.
A source that spoke to Page Six said the 65-year-old walked into the store with a bandana wrapped around his neck and when he was asked to put it over his nose, he declined.
The Die Hard actor chose to walk out of the store without the items he had gone to buy simply because he did not see the need to wrap half his face with a mask.
Later after being met with criticism and disappointment from people online, Bruce released a statement.
Through People magazine, the actor said his actions were an error in judgement.
“Be safe out there everyone and let's continue to mask up,” the 65-year-old said.
Briefly.co.za earlier explained that according to the recently amended Disaster Management Act, children under the age of six years old are not required to wear face masks in public - news that comes as a relief to many South African parents.
The news was recently revealed in a document that was released by the Disaster Management Act on 11 January this month.
Previously parents in South Africa and even in other countries have had problems getting their children to wear masks as some little ones had blatantly refused to wear them - and honestly, it's not hard to know why.
"My son goes nowhere without a mask... he’s 4! As long as he see us wearing one, he wears his too."
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