Celebrity·Posted on Sep 13, 2020Kaley Cuoco Defended Herself After People Criticized Her For Wearing A Mask During A Workout"I’m protecting myself and everyone around me."by Shyla WatsonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink You know Kaley Cuoco. Jon Kopaloff / Getty Images Earlier this week, The Big Bang Theory star shared a video of her "newest obsession during COVID/quarantine" aka "20 mins, a jump rope, and good music." View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @kaleycuoco Color me impressed!! But instead of applauding her fancy footwork and jump rope skills, people took to the comments to criticize her for wearing a mask during her workout. @kaleycuoco / Via instagram.com @kaleycuoco / Via instagram.com @kaleycuoco / Via instagram.com The comments got so out of hand that Kaley had to reply and defend herself. "For everyone and their mask comments," she wrote, "I wear a mask when I’m in an enclosed space around others, which I was." View this photo on Instagram @kaleycuoco / Via instagram.com "I also wear a mask when I’m outside around others. I’m protecting myself and everyone around me. That’s why I choose to wear a mask. Thanks for playing." View this photo on Instagram @kaleycuoco / Via instagram.com Although the World Health Organization doesn't recommend wearing a mask while exercising, the CDC does if you're in a gym or near others. The WHO also notes that "the prolonged use of medical masks...does not lead to CO2 intoxication nor oxygen deficiency," as some users claimed in Kaley's comments. Fans supported the star for speaking up. @kaleycuoco / Via instagram.com @kaleycuoco / Via instagram.com They thanked her for "protecting others" and called her a "role model": @kaleycuoco / Via instagram.com And another person said she was "incredible" and gave her killer workout the props it deserved: @kaleycuoco / Via instagram.com Keep crushing it, Kaley! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TBS For more on staying safe during the coronavirus, click here.