Former actuality TV contestant Katie Hopkins has arrived again within the UK after being deported from Australia for joking about breaching her resort quarantine.
In a now-deleted put up on Instagram, which is likely one of the solely social media platforms Hopkins has not been banned from, she wrote: “Chances are you’ll ‘deport’ the Hopkins. However you can not silence the reality.
“We are going to combat to TAKE BACK our freedoms.”
The previous Apprentice star landed within the UK in any case authorized COVID-19 restrictions had been dropped in England, with pubs, outlets, eating places, nightclubs and efficiency venues all allowed to function at full capability.
She had travelled to Australia – which is on the UK’s inexperienced journey listing – to seem on Massive Brother VIP, and triggered controversy by boasting about flouting the nation’s rules.
Hopkins mentioned on an Instagram Stay video that she was intentionally disobeying quarantine measures by taunting guards and opening her door and not using a masks.
The 46-year-old additionally joked that she deliberate to frighten workers by confronting them whereas bare.
The federal government revoked her working visa and fined her $1,000 (£536) earlier than eradicating her from the nation.
Those that arrive in Australia must quarantine for 2 weeks in a government-mandated resort, and are usually not allowed to open their doorways for 30 seconds after meals are delivered. A face masks additionally must be worn when a door is open.
Australia is at present seeing a surge in coronavirus infections, with main cities Sydney and Melbourne again in lockdown.
Estimates recommend that greater than 34,000 Australians who’re in search of to return residence stay stranded abroad as a result of border closure measures – main many to criticise the choice to permit Hopkins into the nation to participate in a actuality TV present.