'Stay at home!': Italian mayors send emotional plea to residents — video

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'Stay at home!': Italian mayors send emotional plea to residents — video 5
Town, city and regional mayors have been sending emotional pleas to residents to stay indoors after witnessing people flouting a nationwide lockdown by going jogging, playing ping pong and taking 'exhausted dogs' for long walks.
The appeal came as the Italian government banned any travel inside the country and closed all non-essential businesses as it desperately tries to stem the spread of a coronavirus 

This is how the mayors of Bari, Messina, Lucera, Gualdo Tadino, the Governor of Campania, and the mayor of Reggio Calabria have addressed their constituents

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I'll send police with flamethrower to your parties😂.

Author — muffinman1


I'm Italian and just want you to know that the major who is talking about the haidressers also says : " the hairstyle is useless since none is seeing you because the coffin is going to be closed" 🤣

Author — Antonio D'Ambrosio


49% Scolding
51% Hand movements
10000% Italian

Author — wagnar


"This is not a film, you are not Will Smith" LOL!!

Author — Veilfire


I have to say Italian is the best language for emotional yelling.

Author — E. Youngstrom


“People are dying, don’t you understand? You’ll make me ill too, from heartache.”

We all felt that.

Author — Owen Wexler


These mayors all sound like pissed off dads when their kids screw up. Pray and hope Italy can beat this thing very soon.

Author — jeezyvan


It's a beautiful thing to see how much the mayors care for their people.

Author — Rose


I like the whole flamethrowers for people having parties idea.

Author — Ria Das


The one who wants to send the Police with flamethrower is Vincenzo De Luca. In Italy he is called "The sheriff", you can imagine why. His way of speaking is hilarious, really.

Author — Fede Re


Italian students: "Woo! Party Time"
Vincent De Luca: "DRACARYS!“

Author — Neo Armstrong Cyclone Jet Armstrong Cannon


"I saw someone happily jogging along with a visibily exhausted dog.
I told him this is not a movie,
And you are not will smith from 'I am legend'
now go home" that killed me 🤣🤣.

Author — Mohamed Ahmed


The flamethrower guy and the hairdressers guy are already legends

Author — Curse The Sky


"You'll have coronavirus in your hair instead of hairspray!"

Author — JoJo Augustine


Calm mayor: We'll send the police
Kids: and do what? disperse?, fine? arrest?
Mayor: Fire & Blood.

Author — Erick L


He didn’t say incontinent dogs, he said with these dogs with that have the prostate inflamed ...lol ... cause basically in the beginning of lockdown people were using the excuse to walk the dogs to get out of home .... cause walking the dog is allowed .... but it’s alllowed only for some minutes, near home and only the time the dog empty bladder and intestines

Author — Salvo Smith


"You're not Will Smith from I am Legend" lmao

Author — PeePee PooPoo


My love to the guy with flamethrowers -this is the message. But all their messages are heartbreaking- they really care about their people. Love and prayers for Italy from Serbia.

Author — M. M.


These mayors are awesome. “You are going to make me ill from heartache” (Italian guilt) Forza Italia! 🇮🇹

Author — Diana Theocharis


This is both hilariously funny and tragically sad.

Author — The Troop of Truth