“Jojo Rabbit” author/director Taika Waititi is sending out a message of hope after the prime minister of his native New Zealand introduced plans for a month-long nationwide lockdown.
“You is likely to be coming for us, COVID, however you higher imagine we’re coming for you,” Waititi, 44, mentioned in a video posted to his social media on Sunday. “So watch your again. Don’t wash your again, watch your again. You don’t want to wa… we’re those washing our backs, that’s what you bought us doing. We’re washing all the things. We’re washing our backs, our palms, our heads, our ears… I’m so sick of washing stuff! However you, you want to watch your again, as a result of we’re behind you.”
The video ends with a hyperlink and a message from the New Zealand authorities, “Mā tātau katoa e ārai atu te.” In accordance to the New Zealand Herald, the message, which is in Māori, means “collectively we are able to gradual the unfold.”
A couple of days earlier, the Oscar-winning author put out one other message about coronavirus, writing on Twitter, “Now could be the proper alternative to get motivated, exercise, and are available out of this totally shredded. Sadly we’re human and can most likely come out of it wanting just like the folks from ‘Wall-E.’”
Waititi — who Web page Six lately revealed has been separated from spouse Cheslea Winstanley for nearly two years — added in an Instagram caption, “Keep secure.” Additionally cease shopping for all that bathroom paper, you weirdos. What’s improper with you? Perhaps get your ass examined as a substitute.”