Jenna Ortega Fans ‘Disappointed’ With Wednesday Makers As Actress Says She Shot Crowded Scene With Covid

Wednesday, the Addams Family spin-off, is streaming successfully netflix for more than two weeks. The iconic dance scene in Netflix’s supernatural comedy set to The Cramps’ 1981 single Goo Goo Muck has made 20-year-old actress Jenna Ortega an overnight sensation. However, American actress Jenna Ortega was recently lashed out online after filming a scene for the show while suffering from coronavirus.

In a recent interview with NME, Ortega revealed that the dance sequence featured in episode 4 was shot on her first day of COVID. Jenna said, “I got the song (The Cramps’ 1981 single Goo Goo Muck) about a week ago and pulled everything I could from it… It’s crazy because it was my first day with Covid.” So it was terrible to film.” The actress said, “Yeah, I woke up and – it’s weird, I never get sick and when I do it’s not too bad – I had body aches. I felt like I’d been hit by a car.” And he’s a little ghost.” It had come loose in my throat and was scratching the walls of my esophagus. They were giving me medicine every now and then as we waited for the positive result.”

Soon after the interview surfaced online, several users took to their social media handles asking the makers of the show to work during COVID. One of the users wrote, “Jenna Ortega filming an entire scene while waiting for her Covid test results and with obvious symptoms is “not professional”, it’s completely irresponsible”.

One fan commented, “Disappointing to learn that Jenna Ortega had COVID symptoms on set but was still allowed to film Wednesday’s dance scene while she awaits her positive test result. I wonder How many people got sick? And how many people got sick?”

“As someone who has worked in production, hearing that she was *on set* with Covid is terrifying! It is believed that there should be safety measures in place to prevent this, so the fact that they were made to film in close proximity to possibly ill, maskless, cast and crew is worrying”, a Read more tweets.

Wednesday is receiving great reviews from fans and critics for its storyline. The plot centers on Wednesday Addams as a student, during which she tries to control her developing psychic gift in order to thwart and solve the mystery surrounding her parents. In addition to Jenna Ortega, Wednesday’s show also stars Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams, Isaac Ordóñez as Pugsley Addams and Luis Guzmán as Gomez Addams. The first season, helmed by Tim Burton, was released on November 23 on streaming giant Netflix.

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