Gray’s Anatomy star Camilla Luddington sets the record as soon as the cast is criticized for wearing KN95 masks on set
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In particular, a viewer who watched the premiere of season 17 last week criticized actress Camilla Luddington on Twitter for “wasting PPE” by wearing a KN95 mask between duels instead of a disposable mask.
Luddington, who plays Dr. Joe Wilson, responded Monday to the masks she and her stars wear in the new season.
Criticism: Camilla Luddington set the record as soon as Grey’s Anatomy actors were criticized for wearing KN95 masks between duels instead of a disposable mask
The critical fan maintained that these coveted KN95s could be donated to real-life healthcare professionals.
“If you see any of us wearing KN95s behind the scenes, it’s because we wear our costume masks. We do not receive an additional KN95 to wear between the duels, “said the British actress.
These specific masks are vital because they meet the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health N95 classification for air filtration, which means that it filters at least 95% of air particles.
Part of the wardrobe: The British-born actress maintains that she and the cast wore behind the scenes only KN95 because they are separate from the costumes
Gray’s Anatomy season premiered last Thursday and there were many scenes from the cast wearing KN95 masks
Earlier this year, the hit medical drama was showered with praise for donating supplies to first responders during the initial outbreak.
– Shonda [Rhimes] somehow we handed over all our masks and hospital gowns – everything we had, “said Kim Raver, who plays Dr. Teddy Altman, in March, about the showrunner’s main gifts at the time.
“I was in New York, making the Third Guard on September 11, and [the producers] they did the same, donated lights and anything else they could use in Ground Zero. In these moments, I really believe that the good comes out [in people]. ‘
Kn95 meet the National Institute for Safety and Health at Work N95 classification of air filtration, which means that it filters at least 95% of air particles
PPE Gifts: Earlier this year, the hit medical drama was showered with praise for donating provisions, including masks and hospital gowns, to the first responders during the initial outbreak.
Many fans are still buzzing about Patrick Dempsey’s surprise appearance at the premiere of season 17 on Thursday.
His character, Dr. Derek Shepard, was killed by the series in season 11 in 2015.
The current showrunner, Christa Vernoff, has already become public, irritating fans with news that Dempsey will make several more appearances this season.
Walking in the conversation: Luddington was seen and photographed in disposable masks