Kirk Cousins appeared on the 10 Questions with Kyle Brandt Podcast from Spotify this week, and answered questions from the NFL Network’s Brandt.
What he said n that interview has now gone viral after the Minnesota Vikings quarterback was asked about COVID-19, and how he feels about a nationwide push to wear masks to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Cousins implied he was taking a “survival-of-the-fittest kind of approach” to the disease. He concluded by saying “if I die, I die.”
Brandt asked, “If 1 is the person who says, ‘Masks are stupid, you’re all a bunch of lemmings’ and 10 is, ‘I’m not leaving my master bathroom for the next 10 years,’ where do you land?”
Cousins answered, via a transcript from the New York Post: “I’m not gonna call anybody stupid, for the trouble it would get me in. But I’m about a .000001.”
When Brandt asked why he felt that way, Cousins replied:
“I want to respect what other people’s concerns are. For me personally, just talking no one else can get the virus, what is your concern if you could get it, I would say I’m gonna go about my daily life. If I get it, I’m gonna ride it out. I’m gonna let nature do its course. Survival-of-the-fittest kind of approach. And just say, if it knocks me out, it knocks me out. I’m going to be OK. You know, even if I die. If I die, I die. I kind of have peace about that.”
Social media lost their minds: