Nineties rap “phenomenon” Vanilla Ice was scheduled to perform in Austin, TX today despite the surge in coronavirus cases.
Vanilla Ice posted on his IG, telling fans to “stay safe.” as he was supposed to host a Independence Day Throwback Beach Party at the Emerald Point Bar & Grill, which can accommodate up to 5,000 people. According to ABC affiliate KVUE, “Gov. Greg Abbott ordered all bars to close and all restaurants to operate at 50% capacity. In addition, Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe signed an order prohibiting outdoor gatherings of more than 100 people.”