Taylor Swift Calls Out People Ignoring Coronavirus Safety Rules

Written by on December 9, 2020

Taylor Swift has criticized individuals who “don’t appear to have their eyes open” to the coronavirus pandemic.

The conduct of these ignoring COVID-19 security tips as a result of they don’t perceive the specter of the virus or don’t care about its probably deadly penalties is “upsetting,” the singer stated in an interview with Leisure Weekly out this week.

Swift, one of many journal’s “Entertainers of the 12 months” and the star of its December cowl, was requested what she considered individuals flouting authorities recommendation by crowding maskless into bars in her dwelling metropolis of Nashville, Tennessee, in the course of the public well being disaster.

“I imply, you simply instantly consider the well being employees who’re placing their lives on the road — and oftentimes dropping their lives,” Swift stated. “In the event that they make it out of this, in the event that they see the opposite facet of it, there’s going to be a whole lot of trauma that comes with that; there’s going to be issues that they witnessed that they’ll by no means be capable of un-see.”

“I did a whole lot of analysis on my grandfather (Dean, who fought in World Warfare II) to start with of quarantine, and it hit me in a short time that we’ve acquired a model of that trauma occurring proper now in our hospitals,” Swift added. “God, you hope individuals would respect it and would perceive that going out for an evening isn’t well worth the ripple impact that it causes. However clearly we’re seeing that lots of people don’t appear to have their eyes open to that — or in the event that they do, lots of people don’t care, which is upsetting.”

Swift recorded her eighth studio album, “folklore,” in the course of the pandemic and launched it in July. One of many new songs, “Epiphany,” seems to reference the pandemic within the second verse:

One thing med faculty didn’t cowl,

Somebody’s daughter, somebody’s mom,

Holds your hand via plastic now,

Doc, I feel she’s crashing out,

And a few belongings you simply can’t talk about.

 Learn the complete interview right here and hearken to “Epiphany” under:

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