‘Cover your face and save lives’: Hugh Jackman encourages his fans to use masks to protect against coronavirus – and warns his Wolverine character ‘will come for you’ if they don’t
In a post shared to Instagram on Monday, the 52-year-old actor used a graphic of his X-Men character, Logan, also known as Wolverine, to make the plea.
The image showed Logan in costume, holding up a sign which read: ‘Cover your face and save lives, or Logan is coming for you’.
Wear your masks! Hugh Jackman (pictured) has encouraged his fans to wear face masks to protect against COVID-19 in a post shared to Instagram on Monday
In the accompanying caption, The Greatest Showman star wrote: ‘What he said. #maskup #wolverine’.
Hugh is a well known fan of using surgical masks, and is often seen wearing facial coverings while out on walks with his dogs in New York.
In July, the Les Misérables actor revealed he was homesick for Australia after a lengthy lockdown in New York City due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Likes a mask: Hugh is a well known fan of using surgical masks to cover up his face
Deborra-Lee and the couple’s children had initially been in Melbourne when COVID-19 was declared a pandemic in March.
But they returned to the U.S. just four days later in order to keep the family together.
It comes after Deborra-lee addressed the persistent rumours about her husband’s sexuality on Anh’s Brush with Fame.
Puppy power: He is often seen wearing facial coverings while out on walks with his dogs in New York
Hugh’s Instagram post read: ‘Cover your face and save lives’
She couldn’t help but roll her eyes when asked about the speculation by the show’s host, artist and comedian Anh Do.
‘I see these magazines and they’re so mean-spirited… I hope people realise it’s all made up,’ she said.
Hugh and Deborra-lee have been married since 1996 and are parents to two adopted children, Oscar, 20, and Ava, 15.
Comments: It comes after Hugh’s wife Deborra-lee (right) addressed rumours about her husband’s sexuality on Anh’s Brush with Fame, calling them ‘mean spirited’