Steve Martin revealed on Twitter on Sunday that he had received the COVID-19 vaccine, calling the whole process “smooth as silk.”
“Good / bad news. The good news: I just got vaccinated! Bad news: I understand because I’m 75. Ha! “Martin told his 8.7 million followers.
“The operation in New York was as smooth as silk (sorry for the @BCDreyer cliché!) And was organized to perfection by the US Army and the National Guard. Thanks to everyone and thanks to science, “the actor continued.
When pressured by a fan about how he got the vaccine because they had trouble getting one for an older relative, Martin said he registered online and also waited in line.
“I registered on the ON line through the New York government website (sorry I don̵
He later wrote: “I do not have correct resections at the moment.”
According to the CDC, some side effects are related to the COVID-19 vaccines, including pain and swelling in the arm where the patient was shot.
Martin is not the only star to have recently been vaccinated in New York. Last week, Martha Stewart confirmed that she had received the COVID-19 vaccine and documented the moment on social media.
“I was vaccinated today at a vaccine shelter near the Martha Stewart Life Center in downtown Mount Sinai,” the 79-year-old posted on Instagram at the time.
Like Martin, Stewart waited in line.
“To allay your worries that I crossed the line, know that I am in the approved age group for this batch of vaccines and have been waiting in line with others,” Stewart said.