Scott Morrison sparks backlash after sharing a photo of himself cooking a tasty curry while isolating in luxury at The Lodge after trip to the U.S.
- Scott Morrison is isolating at The Lodge in Canberra following his trip to the US
- He shared a picture cooking dinner on his BBQ to his Instagram on Saturday
- Many questioned the double standard of quarantine facilities for Aussies
Scott Morrison has sparked controversy after sharing a snap of himself cooking on his outdoor barbecue while quarantining at The Lodge – while regular Australians are forced to isolate in cramped hotel rooms.
The Prime Minister was all smiles as he tended to his chicken curry while on Day 13 of his 14-day isolation period in Canberra, sharing a series of snaps of his cooking process to Instagram.
But not everyone was pleased with his Saturday night plans, with some questioning why ordinary citizens had to complete their quarantine stints confined to a room often without a balcony or windows that open.
‘Geez it must be nice,’ one wrote.
Scott Morrison has angered many Australians after sharing a snap of himself cooking on his outdoor barbecue while quarantining at The Lodge – despite many currently isolating in cramped hotel rooms
‘Read the room – pretty distasteful putting this up while most people have to quarantine without even being able to open a window never mind cook a meal,’ wrote another.
‘Gee must being doing it tough in quarantine,’ a third sarcastically wrote.
‘Lucky you, I had to do mine in a room with no fresh air and my view out the window was a brick wall,’ one Aussie wrote.
Others took the opportunity to compliment Mr Morrison on his cooking prowess, with one even suggesting he go on the popular television show MasterChef.
‘Good job, looks amazing. Keep up the good work!’ one said.
‘Take care! Sir, you need a thermomix for Christmas!’ another suggested.
‘Like a chef! Don’t forget the beers!’.
Some Aussies questioned the double standards of quarantine facilities
Others complimented Mr Morrison on his cooking skills
Mr Morrison is isolating following his trip to the US where he held talks with American President Joe Biden.
The prime minister is allowed to self-quarantine at The Lodge, which is his primary official residence in the ACT.
All Australians returning from overseas are required to complete 14 days of isolation in designated hotel facilities.
Many have complained about the poor quality of food and lack of fresh air they had in their rooms which they are confined to for the total duration of their stay.
Mr Morrison is isolating following his trip to the US where he held talks with American President Joe Biden