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Jason Momoa apologizes after being photographed in the Sistine Chapel


Jason Momoa apologized for the photos and videos during a visit to the Sistine Chapel last week, sharing a training video that became an apology.

The Aquaman Recently, the star was in Italy on the set Fast X (Fast and Furious 10) opposite franchise frontman Vin Diesel and shared excerpts from his travels on Instagram, such as his time at the Vatican.

At least for the general public, photography in the Sistine Chapel is strictly forbidden.

Flash photography can damage a work of art, and the very act of photographing in a holy place can offend Catholics.

Security usually keeps tourists in line.

Meanwhile, Momoa gained private access to the space and was allowed to take videos and photos and touch the artwork.


Momoa’s post caused a great stir on Instagram, but not for the reasons you think.

While some people described the post as disrespectful, others were more annoyed that Momoa was even allowed to take pictures.

“We can’t take pictures, but ofc [of course] celebrities can’t, “one follower commented,” “nothing against Jason (I love him), but it’s unfair.”

More than 700 people liked the comment.

“So they let there be a rich and famous movie, and we, the peasants, can not,” – wrote another.

“All I remember about this place is ‘no photos, please,'” said another comment with a laughing emoji.

Momoa’s post included a photo in which he poses with museum staff in the chapel, a video of Michelangelo’s magnificent ceiling and another video in which Momoa touches on some works of art.

“I LOVE YOU ITALY,” he signed his post.

‘I’m sorry’

У a video about himself shared on Instagram on SaturdayMomoa apologized.

It happened in the middle of a video in which the actor tells his followers about his life and time in Italy.

Sweaty, shirtless and with weights in both hands, Momoa spoke of his recovery from a biceps injury.

As soon as it was out of the way, the actor set the weights, turned off the music and addressed the camera in a more sober tone.

“I just wanted to say that if you ever felt I didn’t respect your culture, it wasn’t my intention,” he said.

As for justice, Momoa said only that he organized a private visit for himself, friends and crew members of the new Fast & Furious The film is the weekend of filming.

He also made a “wonderful donation” to the Vatican.

During his visit, Momoa said other tourists asked for his photos.

“I found people who wanted to take pictures with me, which is very strange, during a trip to the Vatican with all this splendor, and they wanted to take pictures with me, which I do not get, but despite that, I did,” – explained Momoa.

“I was very respectful and I asked permission [for] what I thought would be fine. I never wanted to do anything to disrespect someone’s culture, so when I did, I apologize. That was not my intention. “

Momoa added that he “definitely paid for this personal moment and made a good donation to the church.”

“I love you – sorry if I offended. My apologies, ”he told his followers.

Momoa plays the villain in the 10th Fast & Furious a film from Universal Pictures that joined budding franchise girlfriend Bree Larson (Captain Marvel).

He described the filming of his scenes in Italy as “the time of my life”, adding that he was “so happy to work at Universal, and obviously Vin [Diesel] and the whole crew chooses me. ”

The film is scheduled for release in 2023.


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