Friday, April 12, 2024

No Joke-a-vich: Australia Refuses Entry to Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Who Waved Religious Vax Exemption


THURS MORNING UPDATE: Djokovic now cools his catgut in a Melbourne hotel, awaiting a judge’s decision that could take until Monday. 

WEDS NIGHT: What a racquet!

Novak Djokokic flew all the way to Australia waving a religious exemption over not getting the COVID vaccine.

But his trip to the land of Oz was no yellow brick road. PM Scott Morrison refused Djokovic’s entry and told him to turn around and go home.

No joke-a-vich.

Novak had posted a Tweet announcing he was on his way with his exemption. Everyone who read this laughed, and knew what would happen. But hubris is a terrible condition for which there is no vaccine.

But this is the answer. Here’s Morrison:

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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