Steve Martin (Hilariously) Refuses to Let Mask Stop Him From Being Recognized

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The tweet spread through social media fast; hours after being posted, it has been shared nearly 30,000 times, with more than 267,000 likes.

Well, excuse me! 

Steve Martin had some fun on Saturday, sharing his idea for making sure John Q. Public knows it is him when he is out and about, wearing his mask.

"I always wear a mask when I go outside. But something about it was leaving me anxious and unsettled. I thought about the problem, addressed it, and here is the solution," wrote the comic and actor, along with a picture of him wearing a sign over his hear that read: "Steve Martin" with an arrow pointing down.

The tweet spread through social media fast; hours after being posted, it has been shared nearly 30,000 times, with more than 267,000 likes. Some stars even shared or commented on the post, such as Kevin Bacon and Ice-T.

"OK… @SteveMartinToGo has a solution for those of you who feel wearing a mask is losing a bit of yourself…," the rapper and actor wrote.

Other Twitter users were inspired to reply with pictures of them wearing their mask and thanking the icon for being responsible.