Mon. Aug 15th, 2022

Seven has issued a statement after Home and Away star Sam Frost collapsed over the weekend when she revealed on social media that she is still unvaccinated against COVID.

That Home and away the actress shared the video for Instagram on Saturday, frankly about her mental health.

Watch Sam Frost’s emotional admission in the video above

“I was really hesitant to make a video or even talk about that kind of thing, but I feel like it’s reaching a point now in the world where there’s a lot of separation,” Frost said in the video.

Frost revealed that she has not been vaccinated, clarifying that there were a “few reasons” why she did not receive the plug.

Actress Sam Frost has broken down in an emotional video in which she revealed that she remains unvaccinated against coronavirus.
Actress Sam Frost has broken down in an emotional video in which she revealed that she remains unvaccinated against coronavirus. Credit: Instagram / @ fro01

“I have talked to my doctor and my psychologist about it and I want to keep it private,” she added. “So I talked to a doctor and that’s my decision.”

But Frost broke down in tears as she talked about how others judged her.

“It’s a really hard time being in society right now, and you feel like you’re less of a human being, and you feel like people are judging you,” she said.

“And you’re too scared to talk about your opinion or your feelings, and part of you wants to say, ‘Well, it’s not your regular case, why am I not! And there are good reasons why I am not, but I do not want you to judge me ‘.

“It’s just a really hard time.”

When Frost’s mail gained traction online, Seven issued a statement.

“Seven strongly encourages vaccination for all our people and all seven productions strictly adhere to the public health COVID-19 safe protocols,” a spokesman said.

“Everyone from home and away — cast and crew also perform COVID-19 testing three times a week in addition to other preventative measures.

“Sam Frost continues to work at Home and Away and adheres to applicable safety protocols.”

Mental health battle

In her emotional video, Frost recounted how she “struggled a lot” with her mental health.

“I like to think I’m pretty ready for it. I see a psychologist regularly. So I can not imagine what it is like for the people who do not have a support network around them, ”she said.

Frost said she wished managers and employers would show more support for unvaccinated people, adding that she felt “lonely.”

“I wish there were more people who made us feel less alone,” she said.

Sam Frost at Colgate Optic White Stakes Day at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in 2019.
Sam Frost at Colgate Optic White Stakes Day at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in 2019. Credit: Don Arnold/WireImage

“I hope this separation disappears and that people treat each other like people with kindness and compassion and empathy.”

Frost’s video has been viewed more than 100,000 times, with followers branding the actor as “brave” for his comments.

“At the end of the day, it’s your body,” one person said.

“No one should ever make someone feel like doing something they do not want to do, no matter what it is. Sends lots of love in your beautiful way. ”

“Thank you for your courage. You are my hero, ”wrote another.

However, not all reactions were positive.

Taking to social media to post his own video, reality star and vocal public health activist Abbie Chatfield doubts Frost’s claims.

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“If you have a legitimate medical exemption, you are fine. You will be treated in the same way as a vaccinated person, ”she said.

“So it is either that her medical exemption is not legitimate enough for her to have it, or she has it and chooses not to use it. It makes no sense.’

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