Godsmack’s Sully Erna Rips Celebrities For Encouraging Medical Behaviors During Pandemic: ‘Shut Up And Entertain’

Godsmick confrontation leader Sulli Erna He criticized celebrities, including fellow musicians, who used their high-profile voices to encourage medical behaviour, saying they should “shut up and let people live their lives”.

erna, who recently confirmed that politics played a role in his decision to move GodsmickThe Florida headquarters – leaning Republican in the presidential election – on a part-time basis while maintaining a home in New Hampshire, discusses his views on celebrity health campaigns in a new interview with Mindy Novotny From Milwaukee radio station 102.9 pig. Speaking about the fact that star-studded vaccine endorsements have become a major part of public health messaging in the era of the pandemic, the 53-year-old singer/guitarist said, “I get paid to be an artist. That’s the position I have. It’s been chosen. So I’m going to focus on entertainment. , making people smile , treating people through music .Anyone else who is in a celebrity is paying people one way or another when you have no experience as a medical expert or a politician my advice is silent and let people live their lives because you don’t know the consequences when you push them one way or another .so why Don’t just do what you’re great at and entertain, because that’s what it is. That’s the stance you’ve taken and that’s the stance I’m going to take. I’m going to write my music, I’m going to do great live shows, and I’m going to help people escape a lot of everyday problems, I hope they face it regardless.”

last March, erna Tell “The Mistress Carrie Podcast” About moving to Florida. “I’ve been looking for an alternative home area for a while now. And California was kind of on my radar, just because I have a lot of friends there, my work there, [and] I love the weather. But when all this political nonsense faded, it really turned me into the mere thought process and ways of being for a lot of liberals and people I just can’t relate to on that wavelength. It kind of bothered me that, like, OK, I don’t really want to go three thousand miles across the country to pay three times as much as I live on that kind of crap and be booked. “

He continued, “Yes, corona and politics played a part in my decision to move to Florida. And honestly I went there to buy a property with a small space and a decent little house, and I wanted horses. And I knew it.” Shannon [Larkin, GODSMACK drummer] It was kind of in horse country, because it’s in North Fort Myers. I just came across this really great deal with this lady who owned a 20 acre horse ranch but also owned a 30 acre pasture right next to it, which is just an open pasture that some men rent to pasteurize his cows. . And it gives me a tax break because it’s agricultural. And I get half a cow a year. [Laughs] So yeah, I eat meat, too. Not only am I a liberal, I’m a fucking meat eater.”

with the governor Ron DeSantis At the helm, Florida is considered to have the most lenient COVID-19 restrictions in North America.

erna He’s been more vocal about his political views in recent years, saying on the July 2020 episode of his online show Muscat Sessions If this “trump stay in [office]COVID is going to be a big, messy pain in the ass, and there will be more people burning down Wendy’s damn restaurants. if trump It’s over, and all of a sudden they’re going to have that miracle vaccine these liars have been clinging to.”

In February 2020, erna She came under fire for posting a post that was tagged as part of Facebook social networking siteEfforts to combat fake news and misinformation in its news feed. The post in question criticized the then Democratic presidential candidate Senator. Bernie SandersA plan to raise the minimum wage and provide universal health care for all Americans. as martyred SandersMedicare For All, a single national health insurance program that will cover everyone living in the United States.

Back in 2004, erna He revealed that he was not with the Democratic presidential candidate in that year’s election, confirming launch radio networks: “I’m a republican. I want a republic. I don’t necessarily want to [incumbent Republican president George W.] Pay to win. I don’t like that choice, but I have to tell you, I don’t really believe in Democrats either, man. I don’t like their way of thinking. I don’t like, I don’t like PayI’ll tell you that, but I want a Republican in office.”

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