Broadway star Laura Osnes explains why she quit a show rather than get vaccinated

She also denied that she was fired, and said that she decided to quit the one-night production ofCrazy for Youafter producers at the Guild Hall Theater in East Hampton told her she’d have to get vaxxed to take part.

Osnes — who made her name when she won the talent search showGrease: You’re the One That I Want!” 在 2008, and has gone on to have a major Broadway career — wrote on Instagram, “I believe individuals have the right to do the research, consult a doctor, and come to their own conclusions before deciding whether or not to get any injections.

I stand by the decision my husband [photographer Nathan Johnson] and I, with input from our physician, have made for ourselves, our family planning, and our future,” 她补充说.

的 “灰姑娘” star said that someday they mayfeel more confident in the researchabout the vaccine and change their minds.

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她说 冠状病毒病 是 “a very real concern” 为了她, and claimed that the safety of her colleagues and audience members isextremely important” 给她, but she said that she believes that it’s possible for shows to go onwithout vaccination mandatesby using other safety measures, like testing, 社交隔离, improved ventilation in theaters, quarantines andother protective measures.

Osnes also claimed that she wasn’t fired for refusing to be vaccinated.

A month ago, I was informed that the protocols [at the theater] had changed and I would now need proof of vaccination to participate,” 她写了. “I was disappointed but responded that I would have to withdraw.

When we published our original story, a rep for the theater told us thatthe policy of Guild Hall is that performers have the option to provide proof of full vaccination or a recent negative COVID test result.

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But Osnes claimed in her Instagram post that she was never given the option of providing a negative test result.

I would have tested in a heartbeat,” 她写了, “something I have been doing for months, and will continue to do, in order to keep working safely.

Although her post was intended to put outa firestorm of negative conclusions and commentsthat sprung up after we published the story, it doesn’t seem to have entirely done the trick.

Osnes also claimed that she wasn’t fired for refusing to be vaccinated.

A month ago, I was informed that the protocols [at the theater] had changed and I would now need proof of vaccination to participate,” 她写了. “I was disappointed but responded that I would have to withdraw.

When we published our original story, a rep for the theater told us thatthe policy of Guild Hall is that performers have the option to provide proof of full vaccination or a recent negative COVID test result.

But Osnes claimed in her Instagram post that she was never given the option of providing a negative test result.

I would have tested in a heartbeat,” 她写了, “something I have been doing for months, and will continue to do, in order to keep working safely.

Although her post was intended to put outa firestorm of negative conclusions and commentsthat sprung up after we published the story, it doesn’t seem to have entirely done the trick.

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