‘HOT physician’ Mikhail Varshavski has landed himself in sizzling water – after flouting his personal recommendation to social gathering with bikini-clad ladies with out carrying a masks.
The YouTube star, referred to as Dr Mike, has beforehand burdened to his legions of followers the significance of carrying a masks to restrict the unfold of Covid-19.
Dr Mike flew from New York Metropolis to Miami to rejoice his birthday earlier this month Credit score: Instagram
Dr Mike confirmed he was relationship 2015 Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach earlier this yr Credit score: Instagram
But footage posted on social media from celebrations for his thirty first birthday reveals a unique story, as he loved himself on board a ship in Sundown Harbour.
Photos present Varshavski surrounded by 14 different folks – most of them ladies in bikinis – not abiding by social distancing and with out carrying a masks, sparking outrage amongst his followers.
The 31-year-old, dubbed the ‘Sexiest Physician Alive’ by Folks journal in 2015, was additionally seen massaging one of many ladies’s necks in a video posted on Instagram.
On this footage he’s carrying a masks, though the girl was not.
Earlier this yr he advised Fox Enterprise, “carrying a masks decreases the unfold of this virus and that’s of utmost significance for folks’s well being and the well being of our economic system.
“So please, when you’re going exterior in public and going to be round different folks, put on a masks.
“By carrying a masks, you might be basically limiting the unfold to the group. So, when you see somebody carrying a masks, it is best to actually be thanking them.”
Followers of Dr Mike’s social media accounts, which complete greater than 10 million between Instagram, Fb and YouTube, have slammed him for the hypocrisy.
On his YouTube video ‘Physician Reality-Checks Media on Coronavirus’ one consumer commented: “This aged nicely!”, whereas others took to Instagram to label him a “fraud”.
One Reddit commenter requested: “Do good trying folks simply have an immunity to it that we aren’t conscious of, or does he simply suppose the principles do not apply to him?”
He shot to fame after an image of him along with his pet husky, Roxy, went viral in 2015 and has constructed his following by debunking medical myths, stating errors in standard medical reveals, and answering well being associated questions.
Regardless of posting new content material to his YouTube channel, Varshavski has but to touch upon the controversy.
One fan expressed their upset on Reddit, writing: “I really feel completely lied to. His supporters gave him a platform to unfold his Covid consciousness, I really feel like he can not less than deal with this blatant hypocrisy to us.”
A consultant advised Inside Version that Dr Mike “took off his masks solely when getting out and in of the water” and all pointers associated to COVID-19 have been adopted throughout the boat social gathering.
He partied on board a ship in Sundown Harbour with a number of bikini-clad ladies and loved himself within the water Credit score:Instagram
He typically posts photos to his social media in his uniform within the docs workplace Credit score: Instagram
Varshavski on the ninth Annual YouTube Streamy Awards in 2019