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Fleetwood Mac singer/songwriter, Stevie Nicks, 72, has been vocal about keeping safe during the coronavirus pandemic. The virus has taken over 164,000 lives in the US and despite how aggressive and contagious it is, many people are still not taking it seriously.
Stevie Nicks is rightfully worried, and she is making sure everyone knows it. She recently posted a plea on Facebook that everyone wear a mask and practice social distancing. She compares the pandemic to American Horror Story, stating that this situation is the real AHS. Below are some quotes from her post.
On July 29th, 2020 when I posted my journal entry about wearing masks, there were 141,430 deaths from COVID 19 in the United States.
Today, August 10th, 2020 there are 163,465 deaths from COVID 19 in the United States.
22,035 people have died in 13 days
A lot of people still aren’t taking the wearing of a simple mask seriously~ or, just trying to be aware of how close you are to others. The masks and the distancing have now become a political statement. It is not political. It is a silent killer hiding in the shadows. It is stalking you. It doesn’t care who you are…It’s just looking for a victim.
This is like the season of American Horror Story I was in. It had turned into an apocalypse above ground. A serious “shelter in place.” And unless you were a famous witch or a wealthy warlock or just a very rich person you did not get into one of the underground bunkers~ But if you did get in, you arrived in a beautifully tattered black Victorian carriage drawn by two noble, monstrous but dying ~ black horses. It was just a great story, but I felt the gravity of it even then… You did not want to leave that safe house because only death awaited you above ground. When those characters ventured out for just a moment~ They wore their hazmat suits and black gas masks~ no questions asked. I found it terrifying. It was the end of the world ~
What’s going on in our country now, is a real “American Horror Story.” Nobody is leading us. Nobody has a plan. Unless people change their attitude from – “Oh this is such a bummer to stay in and wear a mask and follow the rules, and not party” ~ We will never get ahead of this virus.
There are several countries whose lax policies have allowed the virus to spread while crashing their economies. America is one of them. What’s worse is how some sectors of the population have turned wearing a damn mask into a political statement exposing how extremely self-centered and idiotic they are.
Stevie is one of many celebrities asking followers to protect not only themselves but those they love. We also can’t meet any new people until we can get our numbers down. I love how she not only provides facts and statistics, but connects how wearing a mask and social distancing will allow concerts and other activities to come back sooner. She even talks about being more vulnerable to the virus because of her age.
I am still sheltering in place, six months later and it isn’t f-king easy. Sometimes it is downright depressing. I do it to protect myself, my mother, family and friends as well as those I may come in contact with. My mom and I still only go out for necessary shopping and occasionally to browse. We always wear a mask and keep our distance from others. I still can’t understand how this has become about “constitutional rights and freedoms” when people are dropping like flies, including those who called the pandemic a hoax. Whatever, I’m tired, just wear a damn mask.
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