Jennifer Aniston revealed that she cut ties with “a few people” who refused to get the COVID-19 vaccination.
Speaking to InStyle for their September cover issue, the Morning Show star expressed disbelief that some people choose to believe in hoaxes rather than research from accredited scientists and health experts.
“There’s still a large group of people who are anti-vaxxers or just don’t listen to the facts. It’s a real shame,” she remarked. “It’s tricky because everyone is entitled to their own opinion — but a lot of opinions don’t feel based in anything except fear or propaganda.”
Aniston, 52, then revealed she “lost a few people in my weekly routine who have refused or did not disclose [whether or not they had been vaccinated].”
“It was unfortunate,” the Golden Globe winner admitted before making a case why people should be comfortable with revealing whether or not they were vaccinated, adding, “I feel it’s your moral and professional obligation to inform, since we’re not all podded up and being tested every single day.”
Earlier in the interview, Aniston spoke about how she came to reset herself during the pandemic and revealed, “My level of anxiety has gone down by eliminating the unnecessary sort of fat in life that I had thought was necessary. Also realizing that you can’t please everybody.”
Aniston also expressed sympathy for Britney Spears and reflected on how she was mistreated by the media.
Saying the paparazzi was “feeding on young, impressionable girls,” the actress said she felt the “Toxic” singer was manipulated because she was still figuring out who she was.
“They were being defined by this outside source,” Aniston said. “The media took advantage of that, capitalized on them, and it ultimately cost them their sanity. It’s so heartbreaking.”
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