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Hayley Williams pleads "don't come to Nashville" amid COVID-19

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Hayley Williams is pleading with people to stay away from Nashville as the Paramore frontwoman’s hometown continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The numbers are skyrocketing pretty much everywhere; Nashville’s no different,” Williams says in her Instagram Story. “Tourists, people from out of town, are coming in and crawling up and down Broadway taking shots to terrible music. I just don’t understand what the governor or the mayor are doing.”

Williams adds that frustrated that “peaceful protesters who are masked” are being arrested, but the local government is allowing “tourists crawl over Lower Broadway drunk, hanging out the sides of party buses.”

“Please don’t come to Nashville,” she says.

According to The Tennessean, Davidson County, which includes Nashville, reported 109 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, and four new deaths.

By Josh Johnson
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