Vanessa Hudgens Admits Her Now Viral Comments Downplaying Coronavirus Were ‘Insensitive’

Vanessa Hudgens has been accused of making heartless, insensitive and selfish remarks about coronavirus gripping the world. The High School Musical actress took to Instagram Live on Monday to share her views on the spiraling pandemic. A clip from the livestream quickly went viral on Twitter as fans called her out over her cavalier comments.  “I’m sorry – but like, it’s a virus, I get it, I respect it. But at the same time – even if everybody gets it… yeah, people are going to die, which is terrible, but like….inevitable?” “I don’t know, maybe I shouldn’t be doing this right now.”

 

A Journalist named Yashar Ali, who wrote: “What a horrible and heartless message for you to share with the younger people who look up to you.” Another user wrote: “People do die, but wouldn’t you rather do your part than to risk being a factor in another’s misfortune?”

 

Vanessa later attempted an apology.

 

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Scott Fox and Kat Callaghan