In a video that has gone viral with over 8 million views, Angela Mardsen, a California Bar and Grill owner fumes as she’s been shut down while a movie crew across form her is allowed to shoot.
Marsden says. “So this is my place, the Pineapple Hill Grill & Saloon. If you go to my page you can see all the work I did for outdoor dining, for tables being seven feet apart.”
“I come in today because I’m organizing a protest and I came in to get stuff for that,” she continued “and I walk into my parking lot and obviously Mayor Garcetti has approved this…Has approved this being set up for … this being set up for … for a movie company.
Bar owner in Los Angeles CA is livid to see that mayor Garcetti has approved an outdoor dining area for a movie company directly across from her outdoor dining area (which was shut down) pic.twitter.com/jkUP2CWg35
— Critical Jake Theory (@jakecoco) December 4, 2020
Marsden elaborated in a new video shot by Jorge Ventura.
She said one of things that really got to her was that she was giving her employee’s their last paychecks and groceries while a movie company was allowed for outdoor dining, unfair.
I spoke with Angela Marsden owner of Pineapple Hill Saloon & Grill who recorded this viral video. She said one of things that really got to her was that she was giving her employee's their last paychecks and groceries while a movie company was allowed for outdoor dining, unfair. https://t.co/J6FOXUSc1H pic.twitter.com/M7PyXxUBKG
— Jorge Ventura Media (@VenturaReport) December 6, 2020
Indeed as you can see below, “film and television production” companies were given an “exception” in the new Los Angeles County lockdown order.