Alyssa Milano has taken aim at celebrities who don’t use their platforms to further social change.
In an interview with The Bump, the Charmed actress declared that she’s riled by stars who refuse to speak out for causes they believe in out of “fear” of negatively impacting their careers.
“I tell you, it makes me so frustrated to see celebrities who have huge platforms staying away from work like this out of fear of a negative career impact,” she insisted. “We’ve been so lucky to have the attention of people around the world who probably don’t pay as close attention to government or politics.
“It’s our responsibility to our fans to help keep them safe, to fight against the horrible lies and politicisation of science and medicine.”
Alyssa is adamant celebrities can help end the pandemic and noted that what the world needs is a “diverse set of tools to help slow the spread of Covid-19, including diagnostics and treatments, as well as a continuance of preventive measures such as hand washing, physical distancing and mask-wearing.”
“We can reach people in ways that Dr. Fauci maybe can’t, and counteract some of the harm that bad leaders have done in spreading misinformation about the disease, the treatments, the preventative measures and what we need to do to take care of one another,” the 48-year-old affirmed. “If we don’t use our platforms for that, no matter how big or how small, we don’t deserve them.”
– Cover Media