Bertinelli shared Rolling Stone’s story about Clapton's stance with a photo of herself, Eddie Van Halen, and Clapton. The caption to the image read, "Once a fool, always a fool."
Clapton's statement was posted via Telegram account of Robin Monotti Graziadei, an architect and noted anti-lockdown activist. It reads: "Following Monday's announcement by the PM on Monday 19 July 2021, I feel honour bound make an announcement of mine: I wish to state that I will not perform at any stage where there are a discriminated audience. If there are not sufficient arrangements for everyone to attend, I reserve all rights to cancel the show.Updated Date: 22 July 2021, 15:00