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Sharon Stone, here at an event in 2019, talks about the evolution of Covid-19 protocols on production sets.
Sharon Stone wants a fully vaccinated set at her next gig and says she is threatened with losing her job because of it.
The actress claims in a campaign video for her candidacy as a member of the SAG-AFTRA national board that she won’t be working on the project in Atlanta until the whole ensemble. will not have been vaccinated.
“Am I going to go to work before everyone on my show gets vaccinated?” No, I won’t, ”Stone says in the video, shared by Deadline. “Am I threatened with losing my job? Yes. Yes. Will I lose my job if not everyone is vaccinated on my show? Yes. Yes I can. Am I going to stand up for all of us so that every series we go to gets vaccinated? Yes. Yes.”
She adds that it is “ridiculous… that we have to go to work where we are not safe to work. ”
“I stand up for all of us when I say that the Screen Actors Guild – which I will be working with Membership First for – will be safe for us to go to work,” she said, adding that she “is wrong. work until all of our batches are vaccinated, and neither should you.
“Why? Because I’m running for us. Why? Because we’re you. I’m so sorry these are our working conditions, but it’s the Screen Actors Guild that we have today,” Stone said.
A current SAG-AFTRA agreement that expires in September allows producers to make Covid-19 vaccines compulsory for certain actors and teams working nearby.