“You know, someone literally called me a ‘liberal Vax-hole’ the other day,” the “Morning Show” and former “Friends” star told The Hollywood Reporter in an interview published Wednesday.
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“I don’t understand the disconnect right now,” Aniston said, “being bullied for wanting people not to be sick? I mean, that’s what we’re talking about.”
The 52-year-old actor has been a vocal proponent of getting vaccinated and has called on the public to disclose their vaccination status.
In an interview earlier this year, Aniston said that people have a “moral and professional obligation to inform” others about whether they’ve been vaccinated. She said in an Instagram post in August that during a pandemic people should “care about more than just” themselves.
Aniston told the Reporter that she’s become more of a homebody amid COVID-19.
“And that’s the other thing about the pandemic: I’m prone to agoraphobia, and so I used to be like, ‘Let’s go to dinner,’ and now I’m like, ‘No, let’s not. Come over, come over, come over,'” Aniston said.
“I think I’ve been to five restaurants [since the pandemic began], and the same ones because they required vaccinations.”
The Emmy Award winner — who earned a leadership award from the Reporter for her “professional and philanthropic contributions” — said she believes the world is “getting closer” to the “COVID finish line.”
“I’m excited to get on a plane again,” Aniston said, “and terrified as well.”