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Dutch celebs say they’ve had enough of Covid-19 restrictions… Is this the start of mass resistance?

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24.09.2020

If you had told me that the central figure to lead a resistance against draconian measures in place to fight the spread of Covid-19 was going to be perma-pouting Dutch rapper/model Famke Louise, I would have laughed in your face – while wearing appropriate PPE of course!

Because the 21-year-old influencer, with a bewildering one million followers on Instagram, has taken a stand against the government of the Netherlands to insist she has had enough of being told what to do under the guise of coronavirus pandemic public health initiatives.

Famke launched her now viral hashtag #ikdoenietmeermee (“I’m out” or “I no longer participate”) following an epically ill-considered intervention from Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who told cheering and chanting football fans “Just shut up when you're sitting there,” after they were finally allowed into a stadium to watch their teams play this week. Any chance of being seen as a man of the people vanished in a minute as the tin-eared PM added, “Watch the game and don’t shout. It’s possible.”

Anyway, in light of that sort of leadership, you can understand why Famke, with all the chutzpah of her social media-wired generation, has hit back. “Only together can we regain control of the government,” she said. “I no........

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