WATCH: San Francisco Mayor Seen Violating Mask Mandate In Viral Video

San Francisco Mayor London Breed Faces Criticism For Violating Mask Mandate

San Francisco Mayor London Breed has come under the limelight for violating the mask mandate issued in her city. A video has gone viral wherein Breed is seen dancing in an indoor club without wearing the mask. The club was fairly crowded with the majority of people not following the mask mandate. Tony! Toni! Toné! members Raphael Saadiq and D’Wayne Wiggins were performing and Breed was busy flouting COVID rules and dancing to the tunes. When asked about violating the rule, Breed said, “I got up and started dancing because I was feeling the spirit and I wasn’t thinking about a mask.”

San Francisco Mayor London Breed Defends Not Wearing The Mask

Breed is aware that her video has gone viral on social media. So she decided to respond to the criticism and defend herself. As per her, she was drinking and eating in the club. Therefore, she had to take the mask off while eating and drinking. Moreover, she said, “I’m not going to sip and put my mask on, sip and put my mask on, sip and put my mask on. While I’m eating and I’m drinking, I’m going to keep my mask off.”

San Francisco Mayor London Breed
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Don’t Need To Be Micromanaged About Wearing Mask, Says London Breed

San Francisco and neighboring cities in California currently require people to wear masks in indoor settings irrespective of their vaccination status. Beed thinks the authorities don’t need to micromanage people for wearing masks. She said, “Make sure you are vaccinated because of the requirements but don’t feel as though you have to be micromanaged about mask-wearing.”