On do not play around with sanitary measures. And it is not the actor Richard Burgi who will say the opposite. Contravening anti-Covid rules on the filming of Flames of love, the interpreter of Ashland Locke was fired manu militari from the casting, Sunday January 9. In question: the 63-year-old actor, tested positive, did not respect the minimum period of isolation before finding his playing partners on the set, relates The Parisian.
Richard Burgi, Susan’s ex-husband in Desperate Housewives, isolated himself well for five days, under US health protocol. However, the production of the cult soap opera of CBS imposes a deadline of ten days, that is to say the double. Crestfallen, the main interested party reacted on Instagram, admitting to having “naively and inadvertently” violated the guidelines in force within the chain. “It bothers me a lot, but it is so. I respect the show’s decision. They are doing their best, like all of us, ”said the actor, in the credits of Flames of love since March 2021, according to comments reported by The Parisian.
Drastic measures on film sets
The spread of the Omicron variant is not sparing the United States. The entire TV industry is affected by drastic measures to prevent the circulation of Covid-19 on film sets. What does not prevent the holes in the racket: the shooting of Star Trek: Picard, a science fiction series, had to be discontinued after the discovery of fifty positive cases within the team. France is not left out: several comedians have been infected in recent days, especially on the sets of More beautiful life (France 3) and tomorrow belongs to us (TF1).