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Why I Won''t Wear A Face Mask By Deidre Hall

I believe that televised awards shows are not a forum for public health awareness. However, I have not objected when fellow performers have worn face mask to advocate their support for wearing a face mask; that's their choice. My choice is NOT to wear a face mask.

Soap Opera Digest readers should know wearing a face mask is no longer entirely voluntary. Those who began by offering face masks to performers now resort to extreme tactics in pursuit of their express goal of 100 percent conformity. When performers arrive at an award show, individuals who attempt to pin face masks on them accost them. A performer who declines may be accosted at the pre-show reception, again while waiting backstage and again at the press conference after the show.

Offering these face masks to celebrities was, in my view, a benign and pro-social act. On the other hand, aggressively badgering performers to compel the wearing of face masks is no only demeaning to Covid19 victims and to the desperate need for an all-out research war against the disease, but an offense against personal freedom.

By attempting to force 100 percent conformity, these activists are no attempting to make the face mask a visible litmus test for separating those individuals who empathize with COVID19 victims and support COVID19 research from those who do not. This is a misguided and dangerous notion.

First, it misguidedly politicizes human tragedy. These face masks provide a means by which public figures can appear to make a 'politically correct' statement in favor of a cause they do not support.

Second, any attempt to force conformity to a single social agenda attacks the freedom of expression. The extreme activities that resort to harassment to compel actors and actresses to wear these face masks are practicing a '90s brand of McCarthyism and their behavior is deplorable. Our community was devastated by political extremists in the 1950s and again became a target during the last presidential campaign. It surpasses belief that men and women in the entertainment field would resort to shameful practices that the enemies of artistic freedom have used against us.

Sadly, it falls to some of us who ardently support COVID19 victims and COVID19 research to resist these tactics by personal example. Believe me, the easy way out would be to pin the face mask on and keep silent. But I won't, because I don't want these appalling tactics to succeed.

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by Anonymousreply 12607/16/2021

She sounds like she thinks she's entitled.

by Anonymousreply 106/25/2020

WTF? What a hound.

by Anonymousreply 206/25/2020

R1 and R2, bless your hearts.

by Anonymousreply 306/25/2020

[quote][R1] and [R2], bless your hearts.

^^ Seconded.

by Anonymousreply 406/25/2020

It really is too bad that face masks protect other people from your making them sick, instead of protecting you from getting sick.

Selfishness is rewarded due to a quirk of manufacturing and virus transmission modes.

by Anonymousreply 506/25/2020

Just die, you airbrushed bitch, die.

by Anonymousreply 606/25/2020

Has she had a bad and selfish reputation before this? I don't follow soaps.

by Anonymousreply 706/25/2020

For those of you new here, replace “face mask” with “red ribbon” and “COVID-19” with “AIDS”.

by Anonymousreply 806/25/2020

For those of you new here, replace “face mask” with “red ribbon” and “COVID-19” with “AIDS”.

by Anonymousreply 906/25/2020

This was funny the first hundred times, now it's just beating a long dead horse.

by Anonymousreply 1006/25/2020

The bitch probably thinks she's too attractive to wear a mask and the cameras need to see her full face. Fuck her and her pretty face with no mask.

by Anonymousreply 1106/25/2020

There are some DL memes that will live forever here. This is one.

by Anonymousreply 1206/25/2020

Oh thanks for the tip rR8/R9. I forgot about the original story and must have not noticed the memetic DL posts before.

by Anonymousreply 1306/25/2020

They can do both, R5. You can add filters to regular masks to increase your safety as well.

by Anonymousreply 1406/25/2020

It is sad when people display their lack of intelligence this way. This isn't an issue of political correctness, it is an issue of public health and safety.

by Anonymousreply 1506/25/2020

Are the people giving serious replies trolling or just obtuse?

by Anonymousreply 1606/25/2020

Thankfully for her, after all the botox, her face is almost mask-like.

by Anonymousreply 1706/25/2020

I never did trust her.

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by Anonymousreply 1806/25/2020

Lol the cunt’s not even a real actress...she’s on a soap opera (or is that a soap box?). Who cares what she thinks? If she’s in CA guess she won’t be going to the awards.

by Anonymousreply 1906/25/2020

I can not stand her or her husband.

by Anonymousreply 2006/25/2020

Deidre Hall sounds like the name of a dorm at a community college

by Anonymousreply 2106/25/2020

She looks like a matronly Britney Spears in that photo.

by Anonymousreply 2206/25/2020

Oh, Jesus Fucking Christ. It was a good little plop for a thread.

But everything today on the DL serves as a flycatcher for know-nothings and the "I'm so over this" types.

by Anonymousreply 2306/25/2020

someone laid it out for stupid cunts like this

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by Anonymousreply 2406/25/2020

way to proclaim her deplorable-ness.

by Anonymousreply 2506/25/2020

[quote]it's just beating a long dead horse

Pics please.

by Anonymousreply 2606/25/2020

Deidre Who?

by Anonymousreply 2706/25/2020

She can’t perform cunnilingus with it on.

by Anonymousreply 2806/25/2020

This thread is full of fucking idiots.

Please read the original post that this one is parodying. Deidre Hall hasn't said shit about masks.

"Why I Won't Wear A Red Ribbon On World AIDS Day By Deidre Hall"...

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by Anonymousreply 2906/25/2020

All that makeup. The mask would just be coated.

by Anonymousreply 3006/25/2020

I love this meme so much, especially when it are appears after like a years’ absence. Well done OP.

by Anonymousreply 3106/25/2020

[quote] Please read the original post that this one is parodying. Deidre Hall hasn't said shit about masks.

and you also think Jason Brooks didn't have a fling with Melissa Reeves

by Anonymousreply 3206/25/2020

I want to show my pearly white teeth. End of.

by Anonymousreply 3306/25/2020

OP's pic has more vaseline on the filter than Lucy during Mame.

by Anonymousreply 3406/25/2020

I thought she was a lefty duke...

by Anonymousreply 3506/25/2020

I am surprised at the number of you who don't know this old DL chestnut.

by Anonymousreply 3606/25/2020

Poe's Law is real.

[quote] Poe's law is an adage of Internet culture stating that, without a clear indicator of the author's intent, it is impossible to create a parody of extreme views so obviously exaggerated that it cannot be mistaken by some readers for a sincere expression of the views being parodied.

by Anonymousreply 3706/25/2020

Would someone explain this? Did she or did she not say that anti-mask shit? Is this a parody post? Should we hate her or like her?

by Anonymousreply 3806/25/2020

R38 she also refuses to wear an AIDS Red Ribbon as well - so you decide

by Anonymousreply 3906/25/2020

You stupid Trump whore.

by Anonymousreply 4006/25/2020

Daring Dee

by Anonymousreply 4106/26/2020

Lol I love Dee Hall.

If she's worn a face mask she might not have been outed as the "Salem Stalker" who did Salem a great favor by choking that old bitch Alice Horton to death with her own dry donuts!

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by Anonymousreply 4206/26/2020

R42, you're might be my favorite post of the year. Only on DL would Alice Horton get called an old bitch.

by Anonymousreply 4306/26/2020

Joe Biden says if elected President he would sign an executive order mandating mask wearing for all American's

What will Dee Dee Halls say?

by Anonymousreply 4406/26/2020

Yet another idiot asshole.

by Anonymousreply 4506/26/2020

Is she related to Monty Hall, what about Arsenio?

by Anonymousreply 4606/26/2020

My friend worked for her a million years ago and he said she's a dykey dyke lesbo!! Lipstick Lesbian!!!! A secret scissor sister!!! Can't get enough of those loose meat sammiches!!! Sounded like Electro Woman was sneakin' looks at Dyna Girl in the TV Show locker-room!

I must say, her plastic surgeon has done an amazing job! She must go to the same guy that Raquel Welsh and Jacqueline Smith get their nips and tucks from! Must be embarrassing to show up at awards shows wearing the same face!!! Who wore it best, gurlz!

by Anonymousreply 4706/26/2020

R47 did your friend ever tell you what Dee Dee thought of Susan Lucci

by Anonymousreply 4806/26/2020

She is just a hateful nasty bitch.

by Anonymousreply 4906/26/2020

Can someone tell this obvious Trump whore that wearing a mask is not a political statement. Goddam her and everyone like her they are going to kill all of us. I hope the next thing I read about her is that she's dead from Corona.

by Anonymousreply 5006/26/2020

No, he just said she was very unpleasant, I think. This was in the 90s when she was the Queen of the Soaps!

by Anonymousreply 5106/26/2020

[quote] This was in the 90s when she was the Queen of the Soaps!

Deidre is the "Duchess of Daytime"

Susan Lucci is the Queen of the Soaps

by Anonymousreply 5206/26/2020

[quote]Can someone tell this obvious Trump whore that wearing a mask is not a political statement

She hates Trump.

by Anonymousreply 5306/26/2020

My cousin’s friend who is a stylist to many old cunts said Dee caught chlamydia from an asian covid mask and is scared of a flap flareup.

by Anonymousreply 5406/26/2020

r52 I've never watched a soap opera, so I don't understand the obsession here.

In the 80s, didn't you gays have jobs or School? That was before DVR's! Who had time in the middle of their day to watch TV!

(*Says the guy with no job who's home all day.)

by Anonymousreply 5506/26/2020

[quote]Would someone explain this? Did she or did she not say that anti-mask shit? Is this a parody post?

She didn’t say anything regarding masks. Back in the ‘90s, she wrote an op-ed titled “Why I Won’t Wear a Red Ribbon,” referring to the AIDS ribbons celebrities used to wear. No one except for DL elders remembers it, but said DL elders will copy and paste the letter, altering the verbiage to parody whatever social cause suits them. That is what OP has done here.

by Anonymousreply 5606/26/2020

Fuck this ancient Trump-loving bitch.

by Anonymousreply 5706/26/2020

I thought this idiot bitch died 20 years ago.

by Anonymousreply 5806/26/2020

She is a nasty Trumpette, same as her husband.

by Anonymousreply 5906/26/2020

Are people really not wearing masks? Come to Connecticut, if you don’t have a mask on you’ll be properly told off. The past two months, in every single store I’ve been in, every person has been wearing a mask. Must be why we are one of 3 states who is on its way to completely getting rid of the virus.

by Anonymousreply 6006/26/2020

The woman from that show are so bitchy, I won'watch it, .

by Anonymousreply 6106/26/2020

She was a total beyotch on "Our House".

by Anonymousreply 6206/26/2020

I think Diedre needs an MRI.

by Anonymousreply 6306/26/2020

I refuse to take anyone named "Deidre" seriously.

by Anonymousreply 6406/27/2020

R59 she's divorced again you spoon!

My friend met her a few years ago at one of those meet and greets (possibly before she got canned from her show because they were broke) and he said she seemed genuinely lovely.

by Anonymousreply 6506/27/2020

R18 is not Deidre Hall. I can't recall that old broad's name. This is Deidre Hall.

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by Anonymousreply 6606/27/2020

I think she can have whatever view she likes. However, if there are rules in place she and everyone must obey them.

If they don't like the rules and don't wish to comply then they shouldn't attend. It's pretty simply really.

by Anonymousreply 6706/27/2020

R66 I think that pic at R18 is of that sanctimonious old bitch Alice Horton.

by Anonymousreply 6806/27/2020

Trying to compare wearing face masks to McCarthyism is really not a good route to go, Deirdre, darling.

Let's just be honest - you don't wanna wear a face mask because it'll mess up your makeup.

Now kindly go fuck the hell off.

by Anonymousreply 6906/27/2020

By not wearing a face mask she dramatically increases the risk of her infecting others - she may be asymptomatic. There again she may simply be an entitled, selfish cunt.

by Anonymousreply 7006/27/2020

You Queens don't know this is a PARDOY?????????

by Anonymousreply 7106/27/2020

Some people are too stupid to live.

by Anonymousreply 7206/27/2020

Yes, but will Dee wear a face mask with a red AIDS ribbon painted on it.

by Anonymousreply 7306/27/2020

R55, ever hear of college students? Summer vacation? Being a kid and watching whatever your mom was watching?

by Anonymousreply 7406/27/2020

R69 R70 this isn't real, she is not refusing to wear a mask!!!

by Anonymousreply 7506/27/2020

That goddamn scarf is out of control.

by Anonymousreply 7606/27/2020

Geez OP, it’s not like she’s against wearing a red ribbon for AIDS awareness.

by Anonymousreply 7706/27/2020

Dee should have been a bigger star, she was in two episodes of Columbo for God's sake!

by Anonymousreply 7806/27/2020

And an episode of Murder, She Wrote!

by Anonymousreply 7906/27/2020

Yeah, but she never got a spot on Malibu Country!

by Anonymousreply 8006/27/2020

I will have you know I did 16 episodes of Electra Woman and Dyna Girl!

by Anonymousreply 8106/27/2020

I always hated her more than everyone else.

by Anonymousreply 8206/27/2020

Even after we are down to less than 5 soaps on the air, Deidre still can't win an Emmy

25 years after she launched the most aggressive Emmy campaign to secure a nomination in 1995. Spending thousands of dollars to make hundreds of copies of an Emmy reel to send to every single contract player on every soap on the air at that time. That turned people off, and they voted against her denying her a nomination.

A few years back, she tried one last time to get a nomination (we are down to only 4 soaps) - in the prejudging she came in last place! Dee Dee finally just threw in the towel.

Sometimes the stars are just not aligned with you.

by Anonymousreply 8306/27/2020

This was funny the first time, OP.

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by Anonymousreply 8406/27/2020

R83 she was nominated following her campaign but didn't win. She should have won for when her baby died.

by Anonymousreply 8506/27/2020

[quote] she was nominated following her campaign but didn't win

No she DID NOT get a nomination. The nominees following her campaign in 1996 were

Jensen Buchanan - Another World

Linda Dano - Another World

Susan Lucci - All My Children

Erika Slezak - One Life To Live

Jess Walton - The Young and the Restless

by Anonymousreply 8606/27/2020

For the record Hall is a life-long Democrat and regularly donates to Dem politicians/causes which made the AIDS ribbon fiasco peculiar - and hilarious here on DL

I suspect every one of her ex- husbands is gay. Dee likes the ladies and both of her kids were carried by surogates.

I know entirely too much about this bitch, but who doesn't love Marlena?

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by Anonymousreply 8706/27/2020

She is a Republican asshole. If you are a Republican, you are an asshole, no getting around that.

by Anonymousreply 8806/27/2020

[quote]and both of her kids were carried by surogates.

Well she is 157 years old.

by Anonymousreply 8906/27/2020

Dee Hall Here was one of the best DL threads ever.

by Anonymousreply 9006/27/2020

She should have been pushed for a Primetime Emmy for "Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story" which charts the dizzying highs and terrifying lows of her storied career and heroic determination to be a mother.

by Anonymousreply 9106/27/2020

R88. You are a misinformed troll. She's a Dem.

by Anonymousreply 9206/27/2020

[Quote] “Sadly, it falls to some of us who ardently support COVID19 victims and COVID19 research to resist these tactics by personal example“

And she supports the troops but will rally to keep wars going on forever

by Anonymousreply 9306/27/2020

Dee should have 3 prime time Emmys on her shelf - 2 for Our House and 1 for Women on the Ledge.

by Anonymousreply 9406/27/2020

[quote]Dee Hall Here was one of the best DL threads ever.

Ahh, you've been around DL for a long time to remember that Deirdra Hall thread (her name misspelled in the title). That was a classic.

That one and the From The Understated Desk of Victoria Lord Reilly Buchanan Carpenter thread. Another classic.

That was back when DL had an entire section dedicated to soaps. Of course, that soap section got overrun with homophobic fraus and Muriel eventually pulled the plug.

by Anonymousreply 9506/28/2020

WHY are you fools taking this thread seriously? It's TOTALLY FAKE.

by Anonymousreply 9606/28/2020

She loves attention. Anything that makes people notice her. Is she still flashing her ta ta's every chance she gets?

by Anonymousreply 9706/28/2020

Irony, thy name is R15.

by Anonymousreply 9806/28/2020

Well done, OP

Ya gottum hook, line, and stinker.

by Anonymousreply 9906/28/2020

She’s got legs like baseball bats.

And I hear that she’s got some old nasty women’s disease.

by Anonymousreply 10006/29/2020

She's had every dame in Hollywood.

by Anonymousreply 10106/29/2020

Di Di !

by Anonymousreply 10206/30/2020

What is Dee's reaction to Trump wearing a mask today?

by Anonymousreply 10307/11/2020

[quote] There are some DL memes that will live forever here. This is one.

No. It isn't, OP.

by Anonymousreply 10407/11/2020

Deidre Hall - I won't wear a mask!

by Anonymousreply 10507/31/2020

Honestly, lots of makeup and beauty lovers like my roommate say they miss wearing lipstick and has her teeth professionally whitened but if that is the cost of controlling contagion, it's a small price to pay. That is all this dumb bitch needed to say to preserve her reputation as a decent woman. Some people are such cunts.

by Anonymousreply 10607/31/2020

R106 bless, this is a parody post.

by Anonymousreply 10707/31/2020

What is Dee Dee's next cause? I refuse to use a kleenex when I blow my nose? I refuse to wear Depends to prevent leakage?

by Anonymousreply 10808/01/2020

[quote] What is Dee Dee's next cause?

why I won't wear a red ribbon

by Anonymousreply 10911/14/2020

She shouldn’t wear skirts either; legs are like baseball bats.

by Anonymousreply 11011/17/2020

She paid a lot for that bad plastic surgery and wants to show it off

by Anonymousreply 11111/17/2020

A couple of years ago, someone posted a blind item about a lesbian actress who was going to come out because she was tired of hiding her relationship with her girlfriend and her acting days were close to over. Finalists were Deidre Hall and Lauren Hutton. Who won?

by Anonymousreply 11211/17/2020

1. She looks like a chain-smoker.

2. She has always struck me as a heinous bitch.

by Anonymousreply 11311/17/2020

With poses like this, you'd think she would have gotten better roles.

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by Anonymousreply 11411/17/2020

Dee Dee vas hookah

by Anonymousreply 11511/17/2020

Today is World Aids Day

by Anonymousreply 11612/01/2020

“Pinning on a mask” should have been a clue.

by Anonymousreply 11712/01/2020

Stupid cunt. Right up there with Brendad Ickson

by Anonymousreply 11812/01/2020

Deidre Ann Hall, 73 (born October 31, 1947) is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Dr. Marlena Evans on NBC's daytime drama Days of Our Lives, whom she has played for over 40 years.

Married and divorced four times.

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by Anonymousreply 11912/01/2020

Do people really post replies around here WITHOUT reading other comments first?!?!?

Of course, just looking a this thread, the answer is yes. But golly people, it's baffling that so many people just comment without "reading the room" first.


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by Anonymousreply 12012/01/2020

"Married and divorced four times."

And your point is? Dee is well known to be lesbionic.

by Anonymousreply 12112/02/2020

Dee's birth year is 1944.

by Anonymousreply 12212/02/2020

Here is Deidre leading by example NOT wearing her mask

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by Anonymousreply 12312/04/2020

and Deidre has announced she is willing to get fined on the bus for NOT wearing a mask

by Anonymousreply 12401/31/2021

Deidre always seemed so fake to me. I wonder what's up with this notice she put on her Instagram telling people to unfollow her family members? How weird.

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by Anonymousreply 12501/31/2021

Living in LA Country - Dee says she WILL NOT wear a face mask

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