Paul Rudd got everyone’s concern when a public service announcement of him surfaced urging “millennials” to “shut up and wear a mask” throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Paul Rudd needs you to be a “bae” and wear a mask.
The 51-year-old actor filmed a public service announcement at the behest of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo according to the “Mask Up, America” campaign.
In it, Rudd dons a hoodie, an NYC cap who wears headphones as he carries a skateboard and speaks the language of the younger generation.
Says Rudd, “I was talking on the iPhone with my homie, Gov. Cuomo, and he’s just going off about how us millennials got to wear masks
because get this, apparently COVID is transmitted by us millennials.””So Cuomes asks me, he’s like, ‘Paul, you’ve to help. What are you, like, 26?'” Rudd utters in the video. “And I didn’t correct him. So, fam, let’s real-talk. Masks, they’re totally beast. So, slide that into your DMs and Twitch it.”
“Hot Ones” web series host Sean Evans do a cameo in a nod to Rudd’s appearance on an episode.
“This nation still battling the Covid-19 pandemic and young people aren’t immune from it,” Cuomo uttered in a statement. “We all need to do our part and wear a mask. Thanks to Paul Rudd for taking part in helping us spread this significant message and reach young people like him.”
It’s the recent in series of ads for the mask campaign, which has featured celebs along with Billy Crystal and Robert De Niro .