Nicole Kidman has sparked backlash for receiving an exemption from Hong Kong’s strict quarantine protocols to work on contemporary TV sequence The Expats.
The Sizable Cramped Lies giant name arrived in Hong Kong from Sydney, Australia by the use of a personal plane last week and changed into allowed to skip the strict wanted Covid-19 entry guidelines which consist of a 21-day hotel quarantine for unvaccinated Hong Kong residents and 14-day quarantine for vaccinated residents and associates from most other worldwide locations.
In accordance to the South China Morning Put up, the govt. confirmed on Thursday that Kidman “has been granted permission to commute to Hong Kong with a quarantine exemption for the reason of performing designated skilled work” and stated that exemption took into yarn that her work “is conducive to sustaining the wanted operation and fashion of Hong Kong’s economy.”
Hong Kong has a pair of of the most strict Covid-19 entry necessities globally, and the wanted measures contain intended many residents contain been unable to leave for nearly two years.
As such, Kidman’s particular treatment has sparked backlash locally, with one consumer tweeting, “So we contain HK residents who can’t near support if now not vaccinated (and even then with 2-3 weeks quarantine) however Nicole Kidman can appropriate enter savor this? It is disgusting!”
The Australian actress is producing the Amazon Studios display, an adaptation of Janice Y.Good ample. Lee’s novel The Expatriates, by the use of her Blossom Movies production company. The Farewell’s Lulu Wang is directing the sequence, which is within the meantime taking pictures within the town.
It hasn’t been formally confirmed that Kidman is starring within the display, however she has been spotted shopping and filming since her arrival.