TORONTO – Lana Del Rey, who wore a mesh face mask to the man-signed book over the weekend, is facing criticism online.
The 35-year-old singer stopped to promote her new book of poetry “Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass” on Saturday at Burns & Noble in The Grove Shopping Complex in Los Angeles.
Del Ray wore a rhinestone-encrusted mesh face mask on the show, which appeared to expose her nose and mouth in violation of local coronavirus guidelines.
In a Video of the show The singer, who shared on Instagram, is seen wearing a Del Ray mesh face cover while her band members appear in the background wearing full fabric masks amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Del Ray previously wore a mask in a cover shoot for an interview magazine.
Los Angeles County must wear clothing face shields when conversing with people outside of one’s home in private and public spaces.
Fans quickly commented on the singer’s post, alleging that Del Rey did not take proper care to protect himself or her fans from the virus. Users have been criticized for holding and greeting the meet amid the epidemic, calling the action “irresponsible”.
“Lana Sweetie is what this mask is for,” one customer wrote.
Another user commented “Lana I love you but please mask”, while a concerned fan begged her to wear the right mask.
“Lana, please wear a real mask. I beg you to be safe,” the user wrote.
Despite the concerns, Del Ray’s sister Caroline ‘Chuck’ Grant, who broadcast the poetry reading live on Instagram, said the singer had “tested negative” for COVID-19 and stayed away from fans the required two meters.
However, Images were shared on social media Show Del Rey standing directly next to fans while posing for photos.
Del Ray has not yet resolved the criticism himself, she said Posted another video She showed up on Instagram on Sunday wearing a different, full coverage face mask.
“Finally wearing the right mask,” a user said in a comment on the post.