Entertainment Celebrity Isabel Lucas dropped by charity amid anti-vax controversy

Isabel Lucas dropped by charity amid anti-vax controversy

Isabel Lucas
The Aussie actress supports alternative medicines. Photo: Getty
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Isabel Lucas has been dropped by the charity she partnered with only weeks ago because of her anti-vaccination views.

Lucas received a slew of backlash for her controversial stance on vaccination, which resulted in the termination of her ambassadorship.

The Home and Away and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen star was announced as the girls rights ambassador for charity group Plan International just three weeks ago.

In a recent comment on Instagram, Lucas claimed that she didn’t “trust the path of vaccination”.

This comes as Aussie celebrity chef and My Kitchen Rules judge Pete Evans came under fire for spruiking an “energy revitalisation” device.

Evans implied that the BioCharger NG could treat a number of health-related issues, including COVID-19.

The Therapeutic Goods Association has since launched an investigation into the dodgy claims.

Lucas teamed up with the charity on March 27, stating its work with disadvantaged young girls was even more important during the coronavirus pandemic.

“As we head into an uncertain future and particularly as COVID-19 is starting to impact the countries where Plan International works, it’s more important than ever before to support the work, particularly protecting girls in crisis and facilitating hygiene kits for families,” she said in a statement.

“It inspires me that Plan International empowers girls to speak up and to know their rights and that they work with girls at different stages: From girlhood to adulthood.”

Isabel Lucas
The 35-year-old opposes mandatory vaccinations. Photo: Getty

In an Instagram story, Lucas later branded her comment a “misunderstanding”.

“I have concerns about ‘mandatory’ vaccination, not vaccination itself,” she said.

“Moving forward, I’d like to welcome and invite cohesive, clear and calm communication around ‘mandatory’ vaccines, ethical vaccine testing and how to support every human being to have the right to freedom of choice.”

But this is not the first time in recent weeks that Lucas has been scrutinised for her controversial views.

The Aussie actor regularly uses her Instagram account to discuss 5G radiation conspiracy theories.

“Why has 5G microwave radiation technology not tested as safe?” she asked.

“Why have we, the people, not been given the choice if we want this in our communities or not?”

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There is a topic right now, I feel more strongly about than any issue I’ve felt called to campaign on before. But the question I keep facing is, how do I express it while remaining in my heart, empowering myself and others? When I consider this topic, I feel an incredible urgency and deep concern – the emotions of fear and anger arise. When I speak from this place, I know it’s not responsible, it infects others with fear and anger. I’m seeking guidance on how to ‘be the change we want to see’ whilst also naming the wrongdoing, the elephant in the room. Akin to the #metoo movement, there was a necessity to name the wrong-doing so light was shed on the topic so then the necessary alterations could be made for respect and fairness to prevail. This is how I am feeling about 5g. My main questions are, why has 5g microwave radiation technology not tested as safe? Why are 3,240 medical doctors and 250 top EMF scientists around the world signing the International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space, (the numbers are growing every day) https://www.5gspaceappeal.org Why is there so many conflicting, misleading articles? Why was the telco testing done on a plastic dummy rather than a human? #wearenotsam @wearenotsam Why have we, the people, not been given the choice if we want this in our communities or not? And, why has it been proven that microwave radiation (EMF) is a powerful immune suppressant, harmful to humans, animals, plants – yet the telco companies are still installing the towers on top of schools, hospitals and near our homes, at prolific rate globally, whilst we are in lockdown? My research has shown me that fiberoptic hardwired cabling is the solution to our need for connectivity – unless independent 5g testing is proven safe. I am delighted and inspired to share that the Byron Shire in Australia is the first place to put a moratorium on a 5g tower upgrade. Along with Glastonbury, the Capital of the EU Brussels, Kalamata in Greece, amongst others. When the community uses it’s voice it is clear that — the power is with the people, not with the people in power. #fiberoptic #solution #safetech #criticalthinking #5g #no5g

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