Die 56-jarige aktrise is married to Robert F. Kennedy Jr., 68, who has long been an outspoken critic of vaccines and mandates as the topic continues to be a divisive issue across the country amid the ongoing coronaviruspandemie.
The attorney recently made headlines for invoking teenage Holocaust slagoffer Anne Frank into a conversation about vaccine mandates.
“Even in Hitler Germany, you could cross the Alps into Switzerland, you could hide in an attic like Anne Frank did,” he said in a recent speech, footage of which went viral earlier this week on social media. “Vandag, the mechanisms are being put in place that will make it so none of us can run, and none of us can hide.”
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He has since apologized for the comments.
Fans were also quick to call upon Hines to speak out on the issue.
“My husband’s opinions are not a reflection of my own,” die”Beperk jou entoesiasme” star replied to one such call to action on Twitter. “While we love each other, we differ on many current issues.”
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Fans continued to press Hines, with one suggesting she should have called Kennedy “verkeerde” for having mentioned Frank and the Holocaust.
Actress Cheryl Hines called out her husband Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for his ‘reprehensible and insensitive’ comparison of vaccines mandates to Nazi Germany. (Foto deur Dia Dipasupil / Getty Images)
“Ja, ek stem saam met jou,” she replied.
The response left some unsatisfied, later prompting the star to clarify that her comments were “nothing about WW II” en insisting that she “was responding to, ‘Do you stand with your husband.’”
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The actress clarified her comments in a statement shared on Twitter.