Bruce Willis was asked to leave a Los Angeles store after he went shopping without wearing a face-covering earlier this week.
Several shoppers at the Rite Aid store were upset about the 65-year-old actor browsing the aisles with his face uncovered amid the coronavirus pandemic.
He was photographed leaving the store without purchasing after he was asked to leave. He wore a leather jacket, denim jeans, a baseball cap, and a patterned scarf around his neck, which some claim he could have easily used as a face covering.
Bruce Willis apologized for the incident on Monday via this brief statement: “It was an error in judgment. Be safe out there, everyone, and let’s continue to mask up.”
Many people took to social media to applaud the star for not wearing a mask while others shamed him. “No man should ever wear a mask,” said an anti-masker.
“Damn Bruce, don’t tell me you’re one of those people… Well wearing a mask is not being scared. It’s being informed and cautious. I’m assuming you haven’t had any family members die of the coronavirus,” stated this person on social media.
“Come on, Bruce this will kill you just as easy as anyone else. Do the right thing and make a good example,” revealed this Instagram user.
More than 10,000 people in the county of Los Angeles have died after testing positive for coronavirus.
Last year, rumors that Die Hard actor Willis and his 42-year-old wife Emma Heming had split began circulating after he traveled to stay with his ex-wife, Demi Moore, in Idaho, leaving Heming in Los Angeles with their two daughters — 8-year-old Mabel and 5-year-old Evelyn.
Willis spent a few months in Idaho with his ex-wife and their three adult children — Rumer, 31, Scout, 28, and Tallulah, 26, at the start of the pandemic,
The rumors were put to bed when Willis and Moore’s daughter, Scout, appeared in a podcast and told listeners that Heming had stayed in LA awaiting test results for one of her daughters after she injured herself with a needle in a nearby park and required medical attention.
Willis traveled to Idaho and was later joined by his wife and their two children in early May. On Father’s Day in June, a photo was shared on Instagram showing the two families celebrating together, labeling Willis “one of the best.”
Some have applauded the legendary Hollywood star for admitting that he was wrong for not wearing a mask.