New York Governor Andrew Cuomo added two Hollywood actors, Chris Rock and Rosie Perez to his coronavirus update presser on Thursday, even as he continues to face criticism for forcing the state’s nursing homes to take patients with COVID-19.
glowing reviews for his orders to wear a mask in public in response to the coronavirus.
Cuomo added that Rock and Perez would be cutting some Public Service Announcements to hector New Yorkers about the governor’s order the residents wear masks in public.
For her part, Perez excoriated people who refuse to wear a mask calling them “arrogant,” “hipsters,” and “yuppies.”
Cuomo, who ordered the state’s nursing homes and retirement villages to take COVID-19-infected patients causing thousands of older New Yorkers to die unnecessarily, recently made moves to make it illegal to sue nursing homes for the very deaths his orders caused.
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