Bruce Willis has spoken after being photographed at a pharmacy in Los Angeles without wearing a face mask.
That Die hard the icon was seen from a Rite Aid store over the weekend with reports that he was asked to leave after refusing to wear a mask.
He subsequently told People: “It was a mistake in the verdict.”
Willis added, “Be safe out there everyone, and let’s continue to mask.”
According to PageSix, customers were outraged when Willis was seen without face clothing and he immediately left the store without making his purchase.
Masks are required in all indoor spaces under California law, while people are not required to wear them outside as long as they are able to keep a distance of 6 feet from others.
It comes as California continues to be ravaged by the pandemic, and its coronavirus death toll has now peaked at 30,000. Los Angeles is believed to be one of the hardest hit places in the entire state.
Willis is believed to have been in quarantine with the majority of his family throughout the pandemic and delighted fans last year by showing off his clothes from Armageddon while he was at home.
The film, which also played Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Owen Wilson, Michael Clarke Duncan and Steve Buscemi, saw Willis play Harry Stamper, a deep-sea oil driller hired by NASA to destroy an asteroid on its way to Earth. .
His daughter Rumer shared the picture of his father with the caption “He said this is’ His rescue [world] outfit ‘(Actually one from Armageddon) #thismanisadamnledgend. ”
At the time of writing, the United States has recorded over 381,000 deaths due to coronavirus.