Brazilian actress Zoxa suggests that prisoners try treatments and vaccines “so that they are at least useful for something before they die”.
March 28, 2021 03:52 GMT
Xuxa apologized after her controversial remarks caused an uproar.
Famed Brazilian actress, singer, presenter and model Maria da Graça Mingel, better known as Xuxa, sparked controversy Friday with controversial statements she made during a conversation about animal rights on the Instagram page of the Río de State Legislative Assembly. Janeiro, live broadcast. The video was later removed from the platform.
Xuxa suggested that medicines and vaccines should be tested on prisoners, because in this way, in the words of the artist, inmates could be “at least useful” for a reason. Brazilian media.
“I have an idea that may seem very bad to some, which may seem inhuman. In my opinion, I think there are many people who have done a lot of bad things who are paying for their ‘ad eternum’ mistakes, forever in prison, and it can help with These cases (…) I think will be useful at least for something before death, do you understand? To help save lives, with medicine, everything, Xuxa said.
“If they are people (…) they will live 60 years in prison, 50 years in prison, and they will die there, I think they can use at least a little of their lives to help some people who are trying medicines, testing vaccines, testing everything in these people. To see if it works. Here’s my opinion: Since you have to die in prison, you can at least help with something. “
After receiving various negative reactions to her suggestion, the artist posted Video On social media I apologize. “I’m here to apologize to all of you. I didn’t use the right words. (…) She judged too, she mistreated me, used words that shouldn’t have been used. So I’m here to apologize,” he admitted.