The son of a suspended anti-vaxxer nurse who doesn’t believe Covid-19 exists and sparked violent clashes at a mass rally of virus deniers in Trafalgar Square has branded her ‘dangerous’ and an ‘attention-seeker’.
Sebastian Shemirani, 21, whose mother Kate Shemirani, 54, from East Sussex, has become notorious for spreading baseless conspiracy theories during the pandemic, said he no longer has a relationship with her and believes she’s ‘too far gone to be helped’.
Speaking to the BBC, Eton scholar Sebastian, who is currently in his final year studying at the London School of Economics, said he is concerned about the impact his mother’s claims could have on public health.
‘What she’s doing is dangerous,’ he said. ‘Thousands of people are taking her to be this source of truth and this saint, and I wish I could tell them all my mum is not the person that you think she is.