You’re kidding, man! Hongkongers’ fury as actress exempted from Covid rules

Nicole Kidman, who is on set there, doesn’t have to quarantine because she's ‘contributing to the economy’

19 August 2021 - 19:55 By Olivia Tam

Hollywood actor Nicole Kidman secured an exemption from strict Hong Kong quarantine rules to shoot a television series in the city, stoking critics of the government’s Covid-19 enforcement policies.

A spokesperson for the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau on Thursday confirmed local media reports that the Oscar-winner was allowed to skip the procedure meant to help detect coronavirus infections. ..

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