Jason Momoa is apologizing after taking footage and movies throughout a current journey to the Sistine Chapel.
Earlier this week, the “Aquaman” star took to Instagram to share footage he took of himself admiring the paintings contained in the Apostolic Palace. The solely downside is images is off-limits, as a result of reality the flash may be dangerous to the paintings.
“I LOVE YOU ITALY what a beautiful start to our day off enjoying ROMA,” Momoa captioned his submit. Fans had been outraged and a few even believed the actor, 42, obtained particular remedy.
“We, regular people, are not allowed to film inside the Sistine chapel,” one consumer commented. Another fan stated, “We can’t take pics but ofc celebrities can nothing against Jason (I adore him) but it’s not fair.”
After Momoa obtained the backlash, he issued an apology video that was shared by Just Jared.
“I just also wanted to say, if you ever felt that I disrespected your culture, it wasn’t my intention,” Momoa stated.
“I came here when I was 19 or 20 to experience the Sistine Chapel. I’ve always wanted to and now that I can, I gave a wonderful donation to bring my friends and crew because we only had a couple days off to experience these places.”
He continued, “And then I discovered individuals needed to take footage with me, which may be very odd, throughout a visit to the Vatican with all this surprise they usually need to take footage with me, which I don’t get, however regardless, I did.
“I was very respectful and I asked for permission from what I thought, would be okay. I would never want to do anything to disrespect someone’s culture. If I did, I apologize. It was not my intention. I paid to have that private moment and gave a nice donation to the church. I love you. I’m sorry if I offended you.”
Aside from seeing historic websites whereas in Italy, Momoa has been taking pictures for his upcoming movie “Fast X.” It is the sequel to “F9” and is the tenth important installment within the “Fast & Furious” franchise.
The movie – which additionally stars Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Sung Kang and John Cena – has a May 2023 launch date.