Bruce Willis has issued a statement after he was reportedly kicked out of a pharmacy for not wearing a face mask.
On Tuesday, Page Six reported that the “Die Hard” star was asked to leave a Los Angeles Rite Aid on Monday after he refused to wear a mask.
Per paparazzi photographs, the actor was seen inside the store with a bandanna tied around his neck. However, his bandanna was not pulled up, leaving his mouth and nose exposed.
The insider adds that people at the store were upset with Willis, who eventually walked away without making a purchase.
On Tuesday, the 65-year-old star issued a statement on the controversy, telling People, “It was an error in judgment.”
“Be safe out there everyone and let’s continue to mask up,” he added.
According to The New York Times, as of Wednesday, January 13, at 7:46 a.m. EST, California has over 2.8 million reported cases of COVID-19, with 31,105 reported deaths due to coronavirus-related complications.
The newspaper adds that more than 22,903,400 people in the United States have been infected with the virus, and that 380,882 individuals have died.