Jay Cutler was a former NFL quarterback who spoke out against COVID-19 mitigation measures in schools, said Friday that he’d lost a commercial deal with Uber Eats due to his “views,” telling fans it “frees up my weekend.”
The 38-year-old tweeted that he “lost a commercial with Uber Eats partnering with the NFL.”
“Was going to film in LA, ‘views aren’t aligned,’” he wrote. “Guess they don’t like future School board members. Frees up my weekend.”
Cutler, an ex-Chicago Bears quarterback was apparently cut from the commercial campaign for saying that he opposes mask mandates to schoolchildren given rising levels of coronavirus infected. A statement was made by Cutler. PeopleUber Eats has confirmed to Cutler that they had cut all ties because of differences in their views on public health.
“We are proud of all the work Uber has done over the last year to help get as many people vaccinated as a possible,” Uber Eats told the magazine. “As such, we prefer to partner with those who support that work.”
Cutler last week tweeted that he didn’t support a mandatory mask for Williamson County schoolchildren.
He later tweeted that he’d learned the next local school board election is scheduled for 2024, and that he’d be gathering signaturesOn a petition to run.
“Going to start getting John Hancocks today,” he wrote Thursday.
Coronavirus cases in Tennessee have been “steadily rising since July,” according to a New York TimesDatabase. The Times reports that as of Sunday, the state had “recorded its highest weekly average of coronavirus cases since late January.”
COVID-19 cases and subsequent hospitalizations are a few examples. been on the rise among children in particularAs the virus’ delta variant continues to spread, There are currently no known causes. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended “universal indoor masking by all students (age 2 and older), staff, teachers, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination statusThis is.”
On Monday, Cutler thanked his fans for supporting his stance, and said he didn’t understand why others were criticizing him.
“What I don’t understand is the people verbally attacking me,” he wrote. “What happened to unity, acceptance and bringing people together? Seems like that isn’t the case unless I agree with you. Take a shot, or don’t wear one. You have the option. I will make my choice.”
The Tennessee Governor. Bill Lee (R), was the one to sign an executive orderParents have the right to determine whether their child will wear a face mask at school. In response to that, Cutler tweeted: “Nice work.”