Isabel Lucas reveals why she refused to get a Covid shot and how she knew she wouldn’t ‘get another job in TV for years’ as she lashed out at the lockdown madness that made Australia the laughing stock
Australian actress Isabel Lucas sparked widespread backlash in 2020 after speaking out against vaccine mandates and lockdowns amid the Covid pandemic.
And now the former Home and Away star has opened up about her decision to chase the jab, admitting she knew it was “very likely I wouldn’t be working for years if I share this.”
Speak with Zodiac sign magazine, the 37-year-old said she had “multiple” vaccines growing up but chose not to get vaccinated against Covid.
Isabel Lucas has spoken out about her decision not to get vaccinated in the latest issue of Stellar magazine
“For me, I understand, what might be good for you might not be good for me, but it’s not right that we should both be deprived of the freedom to choose,” she explained.
“Our relationship with our bodies is very personal and very complex and so are our choices, and we claim to engage in conversations about inclusion and diversity – you know, gender, religion, sexuality, race – without adding our beliefs or observations. to be recognized,” she continued.
‘The diversity of choice has yet to be taken into account, in my experience.’
Last November, Isabel said she was “pro-choice” when it came to the Covid vaccine.
She later clarified her comments on Instagram, saying she is “worried about ‘mandatory’ vaccination, not about vaccination itself.”
“For me, I get it, what may be good for you may not be good for me, but it’s not right for one of us to be deprived of the freedom to choose,” she explained.
The gorgeous actress also posed for a high fashion photo shoot for the magazine
At the time, the star joined hundreds of people at a rally to protest Australia’s Covid-19 vaccine mandates on the New South Wales-Queensland border.
In 2020, Isabel made headlines when she shared anti-vaccination on Instagram while commenting on a post from controversial chef Pete Evans.
She threw her support behind the former MKR judge, writing: ‘Freedom of choice is a human right. I don’t trust the way of vaccination.’
Isabel previously joined hundreds of people at a rally to protest Australia’s Covid-19 vaccine mandates on the New South Wales-Queensland border
The actress sparked widespread backlash in 2020 after speaking out against vaccine mandates and lockdowns amid the Covid pandemic
She was criticized for her position and as a result she was fired as an ambassador for the charity Plan International Australia, which ironically stands up for equal rights for young girls.
Isabel has a long history of activism dating back to 2007, when she and fellow actress Hayden Panettiere joined surfboard activists to try to stop a pod of dolphins being slaughtered in Japan.
In 2020, Isabel also attended a ‘peaceful’ anti-5G protest in Byron Bay, marching from the Jing Organics natural store to the proposed site of a 5G tower.
Isabel got her big break in acting playing Tasha Andrews on Home and Away from 2003 to 2006
The Australian star later rose to fame in Hollywood in films such as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (pictured)
The Sydney-born beauty got her big break in acting playing Tasha Andrews in Home and Away from 2003 to 2006.
From there, she found Hollywood stardom in films like Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Daybreakers and Red Dawn.
More recently, she played Samantha Cage in season two of the MacGyver TV reboot.
Isabel has since left Los Angeles and has returned to Australia to start a new life in Byron Bay.
More recently, she played Samantha Cage in season two of the MacGyver TV reboot before leaving the role in 2018 and moving to Australia.