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AMC Theatres Reverses Disputed Position, Will Now Require Moviegoers To Wear Masks In Theaters

If and when you finally decide to see a movie at an AMC theater next month, don’t forget to bring your face mask.

Not even a day after announcing that the coverings wouldn’t be required for moviegoers in their theaters, the chain reversed course.

After receiving a huge backlash on social media, CEO Adam Aron admitted, “It is clear from this response that we did not go far enough on the usage of masks.”

The reason behind the company’s original decision was that they did not want to be drawn into political controversy.

In a statement released Friday, Aron added the following:


Despite surges in the Coronavirus in some states, AMC plans to begin its reopening on July 15.

Does this reversal change your mind about going to the movies?

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