Jim Breuer, alumnus of “Saturday Night Live,” aka Goat Boy on the show, denounced “segregation” in a Facebook Live video in which he announced the cancellation of upcoming stand-up comedy concerts at venues requiring proof of audience COVID-19 vaccination.
“I absolutely don’t do these shows,” the 54-year-old said of the performances in New Jersey and Michigan he has now denied.
“I know I’m going to sacrifice a lot of money, but I’m not going to be enslaved by the system or by the money and no one should laugh or be entertained,” added Breuer, who appeared on “SNL” from 1995. to 1998.
Breuer said receiving the COVID-19 vaccine – which has been administered safely to billions of people around the world and is seen by public health experts as the key to ending the pandemic – was a “choice” and claimed he didn’t care whether people got the vaccines or not.
“If you have anything else to say, honestly, I don’t care,” he added. “I have to stick to my morals. I have to stick to what I know to be right.
Breuer suggested that people were “forced” and “bribed” to get the shots – something that was the subject of President Joe Biden’s sweeping new mandates last week amid the continuing wave of violence. more contagious delta variant of the disease – and claimed that performers were being held “hostage” by ticket sellers and state governors.
They “separate people,” he added.
“If you’re trying to split my home crowd or my fans… I’m going,” Breuer continued, saying he preferred to play yards and “go bankrupt and take a stand and not split.”
In contrast, comedian Patton Oswalt has canceled upcoming tour dates in Florida and Salt Lake City because venues would not require audiences to show he was fully vaccinated.
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