Katie Hopkins arrives in Sydney, slams hotel quarantine lockdown


A British celebrity currently in quarantine at the Sydney hotel has called the lockdown ‘bulls ** t’ and is openly mocking safety rules.

Katie Hopkins, once dubbed ‘the world’s most hated woman’, has reportedly traveled to Australia to appear on Big Brother.

The 46-year-old far-right political commentator took to Instagram Live at 5 a.m. on Saturday to “call out” the Sydney and Melbourne blockades.

The mother-of-three also said she made a deliberate attempt to defy hotel quarantine rules during her mandatory 14-day stay by opening her door to workers delivering her naked food.

But his views have been condemned by angry Australians, especially those stranded abroad unable to return due to the arrival caps, who have called Hopkins “bloody ridiculous”.

More than 10,000 people have since signed a petition send the celebrity home.

“By her actions, she encourages others to do the same, calling the lockdown a ‘hoax.’ Since the start of the pandemic, the majority of Australians have done what they were asked to do so that we can live a life without COVID, ”the petition says.

“If Katie Hopkins is so reluctant to follow the rules to keep our country safe, she shouldn’t be here. Big Brother & Channel 7: You must send her home. “

The hashtag – #SendHopkinsHome! – is also trending on Twitter, with many taking to the social media platform to show their support for the removal of a 46-year-old man to the UK.

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“Lockdown is a hoax”

Hopkins told her subscribers that she wanted to be “very clear” that she had been able to enter Australia through her career as a “gobby mouth”, stressing that it was not a method “that just anyone of other can follow “.

“I think these are ** t bulls.” I think these are ** t bulls that I can be here and you can’t, ”she said.

“I think these are ** t bulls that families who need to visit relatives here whether they are dying or not… these are ** t bulls that I am here, and you cannot be. “

She went on to say that since the start of the pandemic, she has always said that “the lockdown is and always will be the biggest hoax in human history”.

Hopkins said she did not enter the country as a “VIP”, but admitted that the room she was in was “very nice” compared to hotels in the UK that people have stayed in. been forced to self-quarantine.

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“Scare the workers”

She also said that completing the mandatory quarantine was her way of “calling” the lockdown – admitting that she deliberately flouted the rules issued to her by the Federal Police when she was escorted to the hotel.

“I was told they bring three meals a day to the door… I have to wait 30 seconds before I open the door,” she said.

“And then I can open the door but only with a face mask.”

Instead, she said she was “on the prowl” in the bathroom naked, sprinting out the door to “scare the shit out of them.” [the workers] and do it naked without a face mask ”.

During her long video which lasted nearly 30 minutes, Katie also admitted that she stood naked at her 28th floor window in an attempt to flash office workers, but there was none. .

Furious stranded Australians

The backlash from the Australians video came quickly, with many calling it “ridiculous” Hopkins could enter the country as they waited 18 months to return home.

It is believed that there are as many as 34,000 Australians abroad trying to return home, but only 3,000 weekly spots.

This is down from a cap of nearly 6,500 previously after the federal government agreed to further limit arrivals in a bid to reduce the risk of further Covid-19 leaks from hotel quarantine.

“Why can you fly here and use a valuable quarantine station when we’ve lowered the arrival caps.” I haven’t seen my parents for over 18 months now… There are stranded Australians who can’t go home to see the dying alive, ”one wrote.

“You skipped the line and took quarantine space from one of the 35,000 stranded Australians. Don’t show up or make jokes about breaking quarantine. If you don’t want to abide by Australian Covid rules, don’t travel there, ”said another.

“As an Australian citizen unable to return due to the waiting list and the prohibitive cost of flights, am I a little stunned at your ability to travel to Oz?” Haven’t seen my kids for 18 months, pretty pissed off about this tbh… ”another wrote.

Regarding support

But while some were clearly angry, many supported Hopkin’s controversial views, saying “Australians show no bloody fighting.”

“Really shocking with what’s going on in Australia,” one said.

” It’s crazy ! Taken to your room by the armed forces and without a key, ”wrote another.

While one said, “I love Australia, but I just don’t see the point in effectively serving a two week prison sentence for traveling. The world has gone mad.

Celebrity arrivals ‘slam in the face’

Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner also faced backlash for entering Australia on Friday, which is also supposed to appear on the Channel 7 series. Celebrity Big Brother.

A group representing Australians stranded abroad has said that the fact that one celebrity can take a plane while others struggle to do so is a “slap in the face”.

It is not known whether Hopkins or Jenner took the place of an Australian, as many celebrities entering Australia have organized their own quarantines at their own expense.

Celebrity Big Brother will be filmed at Sydney Olympic Park, near NSW’s largest vaccination center.

It will be hosted by Sonia Kruger and is expected to air later this year.

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