AMANDA Holden has been criticised for sharing a conspiracy theory that insists 5G is to blame for spreading coronavirus.
The Britain's Got Talent judge shared a link to the petition to stop 5G mobile networks expanding in the UK as the pandemic worsens.
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She tweeted: "The government : NO TO 5G !!!! – Sign the Petition!"
The theory claims: "Very much like the effects of the Coronavirus."
And fans rushed to criticise Amanda for "scaremongering" by sharing the theory with her 1.9 million followers.
"Well done spreading a scare mongering conspiracy theory," one fan commented.
"Why are you spreading false, scaremongering conspiracy theories? I thought more of you than that, Amanda," another added.
Earlier this week Jason Gardiner came under fire for sharing the bizarre conspiracy theory and Callum Best posted similar claims that 5G can impact the immune system.
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Sharing a video about the theory, he wrote: “Doctors and @WHO ask Governments to halt roll out of 5G. Here's why!!”
The video entitled The Threat of 5G was filmed in November 2019 and features Robert Spalding, the senior director for strategic planning at the National Security Council, discussing his concerns.
The theory, which has been debunked online, suggests 5G towers are producing huge amounts of radiation and this radiation leads to the spread of coronavirus.
Unsurprisingly, a number of Jason's followers slammed him for linking coronavirus to 5G.
One Twitter user wote: “Oh no, are you believing the conspiracy theorists too? I know it's a huge coincidence but really???”
Callum was also slammed when he tried to explain the theory that 5G is linked to Covid 19.
He wrote: "Some may not understand this but some may, it’s not my usual posting but it’s something I want to share for anyone wanting to be informed in what I’ve found myself learning and curiously open to.
"I usually come from a more spiritual, positive place but this science info has me curious.
"And please Quote me on this! ‘This new virus is down to the introduction of 5G into our electro magnetic Feild (sic)."
He continued: "Anytime a new pandemic has come its due to a new introduction of electro magnetic field to a biological system.
"-1917 intro of radio waves to the earth. WW2 intro of radar equipment caused pandemic
"– 1068 Hong Kong flu, first time satellites put in our earths protective layer (van Ellen belt )
"– 2020, 20 thousand radiation satellites in our earths field to support the launch of 5g, and the first place to be fully blanketed… Wuhan. Pandemic.”
He added: "Many will say conspiracy stuff but me I’ve always been open and interested to know and learn more and this is what I’m learning."
Others have highlighted that 5G should not be connected to the respiratory virus.
According to the HuffPost, Dr. Georges C. Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association said: "COVID-19 is caused by a virus that came through a natural animal source and has no relation to 5G or any radiation linked to technology."
Other people have stressed that the human race had faced deadly virus outbreaks way before the invention of mobile phones.
This includes the 1918 Spanish flu that ended up infecting around 500 million people.
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