Hugh Jackman SLAMMED after coronavirus hand washing video gains traction
Hugh Jackman has apologised after being harshly criticised for a light-hearted clip that turned ugly.
The star was filmed dancing whilst washing his hands in a sweet response to the coronavirus pandemic that has plagued communities across the world.
However, eagle-eyed fans spotted a small detail in the clip that irked them – a running tap.
Jackman apologised for leaving the tap running whilst demonstrating his unusual method for washing his hands to the popular song Say So by Doja Cat.
He later deleted the video just 12 hours later, admitting it was wrong of him to have left the tap running.
“Thank you everyone for picking me up on my mistake, which was to wash my hands while leaving the water running the whole time,” he wrote in a changed caption.
He added: “That was not good. I wasn’t thinking.”
However, just a few hours later the Australian actor chose to delete the video from all social media.
The Greatest Showman star then returned to social media for a revised and re-filmed clip of him washing his hands – this time however, he turned off the tap.
“Take 2. You’re ALL absolutely right,” he wrote in the caption.
“Turn off the tap whilst washing your hands. Smart, healthy practices for yourself .. and the planet.”
Hugh Jackman was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to performing arts and to the global community.
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