A younger man whose daring defiance of social distancing tips whereas on spring break in Miami drew widespread consideration — “If I get corona, I get corona,” he declared in a tv interview — apologized this week for his feedback.
“I wasn’t aware of the severity of my actions and comments,” the person, Brady Sluder, stated on Instagram on Sunday. “I’d like to take this time to own up to the mistakes i’ve made and apologize to the people I’ve offended.”
Mr. Sluder, who The Associated Press stated is 22 and lives in Milford, Ohio, stated within the publish that he, like many individuals, has “elderly people who I adore more than anything in the world and other family members who are at risk.”
In a caption accompanying the publish, Mr. Sluder stated he “can’t apologize enough,” and that he needs to “use this as motivation to become a better person, a better son, a better friend, and a better citizen.”
“Life is precious,” he stated. “Don’t be arrogant and think you’re invincible like myself.”
Mr. Sluder declined to touch upon Tuesday night time.
Mr. Sluder, whose extensively shared tv interview was seen as exemplifying a type of reckless perspective that many throughout the nation had displayed, was in Florida on spring break final week regardless of warnings and calls from authorities officers for the general public to follow social distancing in an effort to gradual the unfold of the coronavirus. During the tv interview, he stated the journey had been deliberate for about two or three months.
“At the end of the day, I’m not going to let it stop me from partying,” Mr. Sluder stated within the 13-second clip. “We’re just out here having a good time. Whatever happens, happens.”