Patton Oswalt cancels comedy reveals at venues in Florida and Utah that refuse to ask company to point out their vaccine card
Patton Oswalt is an actor and a comic who simply canceled his upcoming stand-up reveals in Florida and Utah as a result of the venues refused to ask followers to point out proof of full vaccination or a damaging Covid-19 take a look at to attend. Our man Oswalt was having none of that, so he needed to inform Florida and Utah followers that he’s sorry, however he can’t, in good conscience, carry out for packed crowds the place folks can doubtlessly unfold covid to unvaccinated attendees.
“The good news is we’re keeping everyone who comes to these shows safe and healthy because the numbers are going up. Now the bad news, of course, is there are five venues on the tour that are not complying with this,” Oswalt stated about nixing the Florida and Utah venues. “Every other venue on the tour — even the Texas ones — were cool about requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test. I’m really bummed about this.”
Although the “but my freedoms” crowd in Florida will most likely get mad on the comedian for pulling the reveals over the venue’s vaccination and testing insurance policies, Oswalt’s not implementing COVID-19 tips to be a dictator, he simply desires to maintain y’all protected!
“This difficult decision was made due to the rising numbers of Covid cases and also because I have an ego, but my ego is not big enough to think that people should die to hear my stupid comedy,” Oswalt stated within the video. “So hopefully, hopefully, in the future we can rebook those when sanity holds sway again. But this sucks, I was really looking forward to Florida, to Salt Lake City.”
Because Oswalt and his followers are the perfect, it’s all water below the bridge for almost all of would-be attendees.
The feedback in response to his video announcement are overwhelmingly optimistic, with many Floridian followers chiming in to inform Patton to avoid Florida anyway for his personal COVID-19 well being and security.
Despite the truth that each venues received’t agree with the comedian on COVID-19 precautions, Oswalt nonetheless has love for each states, calling Salt Lake City an “eerily beautiful city where the sun refracts through the mountains and gives everything this otherworldly glow,” and stated that he and Florida have “been best of frenemies since the mid-90s.”
Oswalt stated he’s decided to return to each states, it’s only a matter of discovering a venue that may really take the well being of its viewers critically.