LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — British rocker Eric Clapton has announced that he will not perform at any venue requiring audience members to prove that they have been vaccinated against COVID.
The announcement came earlier this week after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said all night clubs and other venues with large crowds must require proof of vaccination before entry.READ MORE: Vigil Held For 18-Year-Old Rylee Goodrich, 1 Of 2 Teen Victims Shot And Killed In Corona Movie Theater
Rolling Stone reported Clapton made the announcement on film producer and architect Robin Monotti’s Telegram account.READ MORE: More Businesses Like The Abbey in WeHo Setting Own Vaccine Requirements For Customers
“Following the PM’s announcement on Monday the 19th of July 2021 I feel honor-bound to make an announcement of my own,” Clapton said. “I wish to say that I will not perform on any stage where there is a discriminated audience present. Unless there is provision made for all people to attend, I reserve the right to cancel the show.”MORE NEWS: 17-Year Old Girl Violently Assaulted While Jogging In Culver City
Clapton has been releasing anti-vaccination and anti-lockdown statements and songs for the past year. The 76-year-old has a handful of concerts scheduled in North America this fall, but is not scheduled to perform in the United Kingdom until next May.