Jack Black is going viral for his latest hit video and its very important message. In it, he calls for everyone to be a hero. And all it takes is one thing — wearing a face mask.
The hilarious, homemade PSA comes after people are still refusing to wear a mask. In some cases, people are going viral for freaking out about being asked to wear a mask in public. In others, people are banding together to burn face masks to protest mandatory mask orders.
Unlike these people, however, Black encourages viewers to wear a mask in his viral PSA.
Jack Black’s Viral Video
In the video, Black dons a bright blue speedo, a red cape, and a blue eye-mask. He stands with his hands on his hips as he declares, “It’s time to be a hero.” As he points to his eye mask, he says, “A hero with a mask!”
“Not this kind,” Black clarifies as he takes off the eye mask and replaces it with a face mask. “This kind.”
He jumps into action, and later into the pool as he says, “Be a hero and wear a mask.” As the video ends, “#YourActionsSavesLives” spans across the screen.
Black isn’t the only celebrity urging their audience to wear a mask. Last week, Bill Nye the Science Guy went viral on TikTok. He demonstated how face masks work, and more importantly, how they are essential in slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Before that, celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon rallied behind the “Wear a Damn Mask” meme. In it, they wore face masks and urged their following to just “wear a damn mask.”