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“Yo, so what, dogs. Paul Rudd here, actor and certified young person,” the seemingly timeless “Ant-Man” star begins in a video released on New York government Andrew Cuomo and YouTube channel First We Feast’s social media feeds Monday it is “brought to you by the state of New York” and bears the state stamp.
Calling Cuomo his “homie,” Rudd, 51 – wearing a hoodie, New York hat and headphones and wearing a skateboard – tells of how the governor “just walked out of how we thousands need to wear masks, too few this, apparently a very COVID transmitted by us millennia.
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“So Cuomes asks me, he’s like, ‘Paul, you’ll have to help. How are you, 26 years old?’ And I did not correct him. So, fam, let’s really talk. Masks, they’s totally beastly. So push it into your DMs and pull it off. “
The video includes a reference to a meme-worthy look that Rudd made on the “Hot Ones” web series – host Sean Evans looks like he and Rudd are eating hot wings with their masks on – and Rudd explains how “masks protect you and your thanks group “until his more adult side comes out.
“Just wear a mask. I’m not going to make it fun!” Exclaims Rudd. “It’s science! UGH!”
This latest video is part of Cuomo’s national campaign “Mask Up America”, which has also featured PSAs told by Rudd, Billy Crystal, Robert De Niro and more.
“This nation is still struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic, and young people are not immune to it,” Cuomo said in a statement to the United States TODAY. “We all have to do our part and wear a mask. Thanks to Paul Rudd for helping us spread this important message and reach out to young people like him. ”
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