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Abigail Breslin doesn’t have time for negative commentators or those who don’t take the pandemic seriously.
the Scream queens The actress, 25, had a few choice words for an Instagram user who commented on a photo of her wearing a face covering as she rode a roller coaster in Las Vegas, in which they wrote: “Who’s the loser in a mask?”
“That pathetic loser would be me, someone who lost their father because someone didn’t wear a mask and gave him Covid,” Breslin replied, adding curtly, “You can kindly go now.”
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Breslin’s father, Michael, died on February 26 last year after contracting the virus a few weeks earlier. He was 78 years old.
“Hard to write this. Harder than I thought .. I’m in shock and devastation,” Breslin began in a lengthy Instagram post announcing his father’s death at the time.
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“At 6:32 PM EST, my sweet, perfect, amazing, heroic and wonderful daddy passed away after my family and I said goodbye. It was COVID-19 that cut my sweet daddy’s life too short,” she continued. “I appreciate, more than you might think, the love and support that my family and I have received.”
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This is not the first time that Breslin has defended wearing a mask amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Shortly after her father was put on a ventilator after testing positive for COVID, the Little Miss Sun The actress discussed the importance of protecting yourself and others by wearing a face covering.
“I’m the one saying if you asked my dad, a mask is MUCH LESS uncomfortable than a fan,” she wrote. “So stfu. And wear your fucking mask. Please.”
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During the Christmas holidays, the award-winning actress wrote an emotional note on her Instagram page, marking the first vacation without her father. “My first vacation season without my dad,” she wrote in part. “I love the holiday season and am so grateful to be able to spend it with my mom, my brothers, my friends and my boyfriend… I am so blessed.”
Breslin continued, “But it’s hard to know that I can’t call my daddy and wish him a Merry Christmas or send him a gift certificate at a good steakhouse (lol). Some days are more difficult than others… grief is a delicate little monster. “
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