Not even music royals are secure from mask harassment in Tennessee.
Johnny Cash’s eldest daughter, Rosanne Money, took to Twitter Tuesday to share her daughter’s story of being bullied for wearing the protecting gear, which helps forestall the unfold of the coronavirus, whereas out purchasing.
“My daughter lives in Nashville & wore her mask to purchase groceries. Man yells at her: ‘Liberal p—y!’” the 65-year-old singer-songwriter writes. She discovered the comment offensive not solely as a result of the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention recommends wearing face coverings to stop potentially-infected individuals from spreading the virus — but additionally as a result of Cash’s daughter is excessive threat ought to she get it.
“Again story: she almost died of H1N1. She was within the ICU for per week, on a ventilator for three days. She CANNOT get covid,” Money, a four-time Grammy winner, continues. “The ignorance & hatred is so painful. She’s making an attempt to outlive.”
The tweet has racked up over 212,000 likes as nicely as plenty of individuals accusing Money of constructing up the story to show some extent. “It reveals rather a lot about you, that you just suppose I might make up a narrative that used my daughter’s compromised well being to make some extent,” Money rebuts, specifying that the grocery retailer the place the incident occurred was the “Inexperienced Hills Kroger.”
Money didn’t specify which of her 4 daughters, all with former husband and songwriter Rodney Crowell, she was referring to. The musician declined to remark to The Put up when reached through a rep.
Face masks have proved polarizing with People, with politicians each controversially forgoing them and branding them “cool.” Whereas many New York Metropolis companies now require masks to be worn to enter, one Kentucky comfort retailer instructed clients to take off their face masks or “go elsewhere” in what some deemed a “patriotic assertion.” (The shop later modified its message.)
Following her viral tweet about her daughter’s ordeal, Money printed an essay within the Atlantic about how a lot she loves being quarantined and her emotions about not with the ability to tour proper now.
— Chuck Arnold contributed to this report.