Hong Kong local people have lashed out at Nicole Kidman after she was conceded a special exclusion to enter the city without quarantining.
A few media sources affirmed the Aussie actor showed up in Hong Kong on a private jet from virus ravaged Sydney on August 12 and has since been seen in the city subsequent to bypassing quarantine rules.
“The case in discussion has been granted permission to travel to Hong Kong with a quarantine exemption for the purpose of performing designated professional work, taking into account that it is conducive to maintaining the necessary operation and development of Hong Kong’s economy,” the government said in a statement.
The actor being referred to was not named however the government’s press office later revealed to CNN that it was Kidman.
As indicated by reports, the star is in Hong Kong for work on a new Amazon Prime Video series called The Expats.
In view of The Expatriates book by Janice Y.K. Lee, Kidman is an executive producer, however it has not been affirmed in the event that she will likewise star in the upcoming series.
Right now, all appearances from nations considered “medium” or “high” hazard are needed to quarantine in a hotel for 14 or 21 days at their own cost.
Australia is considered “medium risk” after the ascent in Delta variation COVID-19 cases.
The move has irritated Hong Kong occupants who took to Twitter to share their disappointment over the principles.
“It’s bad enough that Amazon is backing two whole shows about the glam lives of HK expats while many HKers are trying to flee a crackdown. Now add quarantine exceptionalism for Nicole Kidman, who apparently helps “maintain” the HK economy,” one user wrote.
“Gov says Nicole Kidman’s exemption was granted “taking into account that [the trip] is conducive to maintaining the necessary operation and development of HK’s economy” Not sure what the rest of the 7 million are doing if not “maintaining” the economy,” another shared.
“Olympic medalists are required to quarantine in HK but Nicole Kidman doesn’t because she is a Hollywood star and needs to film ‘EXPATS’,” someone wrote.