"Friday The 13th" Villain Becomes Advocate For Protective Face Coverings

Posted at 12:14 AM, Jul 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-03 07:19:39-04

New York State has recruited an 80's horror icon to offer some killer advice amid the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Jason Vorhees, the machete-wielding villain behind the “The Friday the 13th" franchise has become the state’s advocate for mask-wearing amid the COVID-19 crisis.

“It’s not easy being me,” the narrator stresses. “The mask makes people uncomfortable.”

Meanwhile, pedestrians flee before a misunderstood “Jason” who nonchalantly journeys the streets of NYC, trying to fit into society and make a connection with other people.

“I know. The whole chainsaw thing,” the narrator continues. “But the thing is--behind the mask, I’m just a regular guy.”

At this point, a little girl approaches “Jason” with a proper face mask and he realizes that the reason people were avoiding him was because he was not wearing a protective face covering.

Ogilvy, the ad agency behind the PSA, wrote on Facebook, that they wanted to tap into pop culture in order to convey the”life-saving message,” to younger people, “who may feel invincible” to COVID-19.

This comes as Coronavirus Cases continues to rise across the United States.

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