Ellen slammed for evaluating self-quarantine to being in jail&
Ellen DeGeneres just lately confronted social media outrage this week after she in contrast self-quarantining in the course of the coronavirus disaster to “being in jail.”
The widespread host, who like many TV hosts has made her present digital amid stay-at-home orders, made the touch upon Monday whereas she broadcasting her present from dwelling.
“One thing that I’ve learned from being in quarantine is that people — this is like being in jail, is what it is,” CNN quoted DeGeneres as saying throughout her present.
“It’s mostly because I’ve been wearing the same clothes for 10 days and everyone in here is gay,” the 62-year-old host stated.
She additionally stated that she feels dangerous for the children at dwelling, the school college students and the dad and mom.
“I feel bad for a lot of people. But I think that a lot of people out there need words of encouragement, and that’s what I want to do,” she added.
While DeGeneres additionally praised the commendable works of the entrance line responders to fight the unfold of the virus, the ”being in jail” remark resulted in a barrage of criticism.
“Sitting inside her fifteen million dollar mansion complaining and comparing it to a prison, very tone-deaf ellen,” one viewer commented on YouTube.
Another individual tweeted: “Except that people in jail can’t practice social distancing, don’t have enough water or toilet paper and are going to die at exceptional rates from COVID-19. Except for that, Ellen, your quarantine experience is just like being in jail.”
The comic hosted the “at-home edition” of the present which was filmed by her spouse – actress Portia de Rossi.
DeGeneres just isn’t the one superstar whose makes an attempt at outreach in the course of the coronavirus outbreak have backfired.
Last month, Wonder Woman actor Gal Gadot too needed to face criticism after she posted a video of her and different celebrities singing ‘Imagine’ by John Lennon.
“Imagine — IMAGINE — having $17 million dollars and thinking that making a video clip of you singing one line of a song would help anyone,” learn a tweet.
Netizens have been on the take that singing a music wouldn’t assist anybody, particularly when the actors have been able to proving financial reduction.