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Commentary: I’m No Fan of Ian Alleyne

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By ALICIA CHAMELY

I should first state that I have never been a fan of Ian Alleyne. He’s meddlesome, and has managed to fool people some of the time.

His constant desperate attention seeking antics, that often involve highly unethical behavior, I refuse to entertain…it messes with my inner calm. Generally, I ignore him and his well-powdered looking Friday 13th face. He has long stayed out of my cloud of influence, preserving my somewhat docile emotional environment.

That is until Tuesday night when Trinidad and Tobago’s number 1 drama queen, flooded social media revealing he had tested positive for Covid-19. Now regularly I would have been like “meh poor sucker, hope he doesn’t die,” but what sent me through the roof was that he openly admitted to not going into self-quarantine after returning home from Florida.

Noooooooo, Ian Alleyne, was too busy choosing multi-coloured socks, to do what every health official on God’s green earth has been telling everyone to do, which is keep your tail inside and away from people for 14 days after travelling.

Jesus take the wheel! Mr Pressed Powder was all over the place! Shaking hands, talking unbearably loud, spraying salvia and moisture particles all over everyone (vomit), with absolutely no regard for the health and safety of the people he came into contact with.

In his highly dramatised presentation he spews out some spiel about the coronavirus not caring who you are, not being discriminate…bleh bleh bleh.

Well yeah Sherlock! Did you think you were so special you wouldn’t catch it? That the virus pathogens would see you coming and move out the way? I seriously CANNOT with this joker.

I am most angry about the fact that he willfully ignored all protocol and in his arrogance has put hundreds of people at risk. His studio staff, members of the media, members of the prison services he interviewed, the casino workers and many others.

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Those who were in contact with him are now understandably panicked, not only because they are frightened of having contracted the virus but also the reality that they themselves may have spread it.

He has further exacerbated the fear and anxiety many of us carry these days as we watch the Covid-19 virus bring countries that are bigger than ours, have more money than ours and are considered more developed, to their knees.

I haven’t left my house in close to two weeks. While I mainly work from home, my weeks are usually dotted with meetings, case visits and other outside activities.

These have come to an end. I am trapped in a house with two tiny psychos that have driven me to the edge of sanity. My wine supply is running low, I am bored and mildly miserable. But you know what? I plan on keeping this self-imprisonment up as long as needed, not only to protect myself and family but all vulnerable persons in my community. I do this because I am a mostly decent human being, because I am aware that my actions may have long reaching effects and I understand that our healthcare system can only handle so much.

The ghoulie known as Ian Alleyne is sadly not the only ignoramus who believes (or in his case believed) they are a magical, incapable of getting this peasant virus.

It is completely baffling that the Minister of Health literally had to explain the concepts of social distancing and self-quarantine in pre-school terms to a nation where education is free.

People again can we please use those nice fluffy white and grey organs in your skull cavities and do what we need to do to protect ourselves and those around us who cannot effectively fight the virus.

And Mr Alleyne, I do hope you get better and you haven’t managed to infect those around you.

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5 Comments

  • I agree with your stance on his lack of social responsibility however, was all the name calling and bashing of him necessary? I mean really?

    • Why was it not? We deserve our catharsis too!

  • Well said…i share your sentiment…this man i can effectively ignore but this is a new level that had me all kind of upset

  • Good day to you..Ms Chamely.I could not have said it better…i was waiting for someone to speak out on this matter…i enjoyed how you worded your statement and your selfless opinion of the seriousness of this matter.Happy to see the way you expressed yourself…i feel your words.Great reading.Regards to you.Be Safe.

    • Agree totally with you! Ian alleyne disobeyed the guidelines/rules set down – and unfortunately many of those he had contact with, are now high risk – and some may lose their lives because of one person…. sorry but he is an idiot plain and simple! As well as everyone else who behaves in this manner!

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