Guests invited to a vacation celebration on the dwelling of devoted coronavirus vaccine opponent Robert Kennedy Jr. acquired invites instructing them to get vaccinated or tested for COVID-19 earlier than attending, sources informed Politico.
Kennedy appeared to substantiate the report, explaining to Politico that he was unaware of the directions within the invites, which he mentioned have been dealt with by his spouse, actor Cheryl Hines of “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
He famous that the celebration was for Hines’ Hollywood mates and fellow solid members, who apparently like to remain wholesome.
“I guess I’m not always the boss at my own house,” he griped to Politico.
But to not fear, he assured reporter Daniel Lippman. There was no effort to confirm company’ vaccination or take a look at standing on the couple’s California dwelling final week, Kennedy mentioned.
That data would doubtless stun company who assumed others would observe the protocols set out within the invites.
Kennedy not solely relentlessly peddles conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccinations; he income from them. His anti-vaccine group, the Children’s Health Defense — a “major source of vaccine misinformation” — raked in $6.8 million last year, in accordance with a significant investigation this week by The Associated Press.
Hines couldn’t be reached for remark.
Twitter exploded over the hypocrisy, and lots of slammed Kennedy for throwing his spouse underneath the bus.
Mostly, scads of individuals have been flabbergasted to find Hines is married to Kennedy.
How disappointing that 1) @RobertKennedyJr feels the necessity to clarify this, and a couple of) that @CherylHines, somebody I’ve all the time admired, is married to an individual who’s actively furthering this lethal pandemic.
— Dang (@GainesDan) December 17, 2021
Like how everybody at Fox News is vaccinated, however they’re leaders within the unfold antivax conspiracy theories–party at RFK Jr’s home required vaccines and testing. He blamed his spouse, actress Cheryl Hines. /popcorn https://t.co/CXsOm89kxH
— Dr. Tara C. Smith (@aetiology) December 17, 2021
Just came upon that Cheryl Hines is married to RFK Jr.
Sadly, it curbs my enthusiasm for her.
— Brian O’Sullivan (@osullivanauthor) December 17, 2021
On each degree, I really feel dangerous for Cheryl Hines.
— Tom Farmer (@BrickDuck) December 17, 2021