Evangeline Lilly Issues Apology For Her Coronavirus Comments

Mar 27, 2020 8:25 PM ET

The former movie drama Lost artist came under fire earlier this month when she took to social media Instagram to declare that she would not be following social distancing and self-isolation guidelines because she did not want to lose her freedom, the health advice recommending isolation will help stop the spread of the virus disease.

Reveal On Social Media

And now, the star Evangeline has announced a sincere and heartfelt apology for her comments on social media, which she requests were made before the small community where she lives to began to severely limit the number of people allowed at gatherings parties.

In a long social media Instagram post, she addressed that I am writing you from my shelter where I have been social distancing since Mar 18th, when the social distancing was established in the small community where I am currently living. At the time of my March 16th she posts, the directives from the specialists here were that we did not converge in groups of more than 250 people and that we wash our hands regularly, which we were doing, she also said that I want to offer my honest and heartfelt apology for the insensitivity I showed in my previous post to the very real suffering and fear that has clutched the world through COVID19.

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