All The Celebrities Who Are Worried About The Side Effects of Using 5G and What They've Said About It

Celebrities, such as John Cusack and Woody Harrelson, have been pushing the 5G conspiracy theory that links cell towers as the main cause of the coronavirus. Though the alleged conspiracy has been disproven, there are opposing sides who still believe the claims.

Launched by mobile companies in 2020, the new internet technology is promoted as faster and more dependable. The conspiracy theory about 5G began not long after its arrival. With new internet speeds, cell users have been exposed to more radiation, theorists believe. Because their immune systems have been weakened supposedly by 5G, people are allegedly vulnerable to COVID-19.

Dr. Georges C. Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association, argued against the false claims and stated, "COVID-19 is caused by a virus that came through a natural animal source and has no relation to 5G, or any radiation linked to technology."

About a week ago, Woody Harrelson reposted text from from author Suzanna Arundhati Roy. On April 3, the The God of Small Things novelist had written an opinion piece to The Financial Times about how the coronavirus has threatened India and the rest of the country. Roy condemned data banks and described the pandemic as a portal, "a gateway between one world and the next."

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On his Instagram page, Harrelson praised Roy for "speaking her truth."

Harrelson wasn't alone in his apparent endorsement.

John Cusack tweeted, "5-G will be proven to be very, very bad for people's health."

Though John Cusack deleted the tweet, the internet still has a way of remembering. Ryan Broderick, Senior Reporter of Buzzfeed News, took a snapshot of what the Say Anything actor previously tweeted on April 7.

"I got sources in scientific community – and medical," Cusack claimed, according to The New York Post.

Though when it comes to the link between 5K and the coronavirus, Cusack isn't sold. "In my statement on Twitter I did not connect 5G to the coronavirus or ANY of the conspiracy theories about the spread of the virus that have circulated recently on social media. My statement was about being skeptical of 5G technology and questioning the potential health risks associated with 5G including psychological health. Again, NEVER in regard to the coronavirus conspiracy theories," he said in a statement to Newsweek.

On March 24, rapper M.I.A., also known as Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam MBE, blasted the construction home working outside her home. The Kala singer tweeted, "Stop 5G right now in Islington, at my home! Why are they still working!"

"I'm not feeling well and my symptoms match the 5G symptoms. If they don't stop, we are not staying at home!" added the "Paper Planes" singer.

Reality star Calum Best shared a post on his Instagram page denouncing 5G. The black and white post stated, "I say no to 5g."

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