Jason Momoa is weighing in after receiving criticism on social media relating to his latest journey to the Sistine Chapel.
Momoa, who had been in Italy to shoot his function in Universal Pictures’ upcoming Fast X reverse Vin Diesel, posted pictures and pictures earlier this week to Instagram of himself visiting the famed chapel in Vatican City. After some social media customers commented that guests are sometimes prohibited from photographing the house, which is sacred to these of the Catholic religion and homes Michelangelo’s prized paintings, Momoa shared a video Saturday of himself providing an apology.
In the clip, the Aquaman star stated that “if you ever felt that I disrespected your culture, it wasn’t my intention.” He defined that he determined to make the most of a pair days off from the movie’s shoot, so had given a financial donation and arrange a go to for himself, together with buddies and crewmembers from the brand new installment of the Fast and Furious franchise. He stated that different friends on the chapel then requested for pictures with him, so he obliged.
“I found people who wanted to take pictures with me, which is very odd, during a trip to the Vatican with all this splendor, and they want to take pictures with me, which I don’t get, but regardless, I did,” Momoa continued. “I was very respectful, and I asked for permission — what I thought would be OK. I would never want to do anything to disrespect someone’s culture, so if I did, I apologize. It wasn’t my intention.”
He added, “I definitely paid to have that private moment and gave a nice donation to the church. I love you — sorry if I offended you. My apologies.”
Momoa’s group didn’t instantly reply to a request for additional remark.
At one other level throughout the video, the actor stated that he was about to depart Rome after having filmed there and in different elements of Italy for Fast X. He described it as “the time of my life” and added, “I’m so happy to be working for Universal, and obviously Vin and the whole crew picking me.”