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Bruce Willis was asked to leave an L.A. area pharmacy after he refused an employee's request to wear a mask.

The macho "Die Hard" star was shopping inside a Los Angeles Rite Aid pharmacy on Monday when he was asked to put on a face mask and he refused.

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A source told Page Six that other shoppers became upset that Willis, 65, wasn't wearing a mask -- despite having a bandana tied loosely around his neck as a fashion statement.

Rather than pull up the bandana, Willis was photographed walking out of the store without making a purchase.

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According to Page Six, Willis has spent much of 2020 quarantining with his ex-wife Demi Moore and their grown children, Scout, Rumer and Tallulah, at the family's compound in Idaho.

Speculation swirled that Willis' marriage to wife Emma Heming was on the rocks because she chose to stay behind at the couple's home in Los Angeles with their minor children, Mabel and Evelyn.

But Scout disputed the rumor, saying her half-sibling stepped on a hypodermic needle and required tests.

"My stepmom had to be in LA waiting to get the results from taking her to the doctor," Scout said. "So, my dad came up here and then travel got crazy so my stepmom stayed in LA with my little sisters.

91 people in 9 states contracted a deadly form of fungal meningitis from a tainted drug shipment. The outbreak killed at least 7 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta. The New England pharmacy linked to the steroid drugs responsible for the outbreaks has issued a recall of the drug nationwide.

The states with reported cases of fungal meningitis are Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, MAryland, Michigan and Minnesota.

Steroid medication can weaken the immune systems of patients who receive the drug.

Over the weekend I learned that the mother-in-law of one of my cousins is among the victims who contracted fungal meningitis from Solu-Medrol, an anti-inflammatory steroid drug that is administered intravenously.

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