Letitia Wright Dealing with Backlash For Anti-Vax Video

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Letitia Wright Facing Backlash For Anti-Vax Video

“I might by no means defend anyone posting this.”

Letitia Wright is going through backlash on Twitter after tweeting a hyperlink to a YouTube video that comprises misinformation and falsehoods concerning the COVID-19 vaccination.


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The now-deleted tweet led to the Black Panther star’s identify shortly trending on the positioning.


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I will not hyperlink to the hourlong video by a self-described “prophet” right here, however simply know that it begins by saying, “I do not perceive vaccines medically, however I’ve all the time been slightly little bit of a skeptic of them.” The video additionally comprises transphobic parts.

It is secure to say that followers weren’t glad:

Me: -sees Letitia Wright is trending-
Me: is there a trailer for that house film she and john boyega have been imagined to do as a result of that sounded cool
Me: -sees why Letitia Wright is trending-
Me:

Even Don Cheadle, Letitia’s Marvel costar, acquired concerned after initially defending her:

jesus… simply scrolled by way of. sizzling rubbish. each time i finished and listened, he and every little thing he stated sounded loopy and fkkkd up. i might by no means defend anyone posting this. however i nonetheless will not throw her away over it. the remaining i am going to take off twitter. had no concept. https://t.co/7uDlP1xwDL

Don performs James Rhodes / Warfare Machine.

Letitia then tweeted to speak about getting “cancelled”:

if you happen to don’t conform to common opinions. however ask questions and assume for your self….you get cancelled 😂

Which prompted a dialogue in and of itself — together with a response from author and professor Roxane Homosexual:

@letitiawright Pondering for your self doesn’t imply you’re proper. And also you aren’t cancelled. However rattling. Selling anti-vaccine propaganda and shrouding it in mental curiosity is asinine. And harmful.

Letitia then began to answer a few of her replies:

@lauraleishman nonetheless have a proper to fret about how my physique will react. It’s not lazy, it’s considering for myself 🙏🏾

She additionally preferred tweets calling for her to be recast in Black Panther 2, and for the film to be canceled:

Following all this, Letitia tweeted once more to say that her “intention was to not damage anybody.”

my intention was to not damage anybody, my ONLY intention of posting the video was it raised my issues with what the vaccine comprises and what we’re placing in our our bodies.

Nothing else.

FYI, corporations are required to submit a ton of security knowledge earlier than they get FDA approval. There’s nothing to counsel that Pfizer and Moderna’s vaccines, which have requested emergency FDA approval, are unsafe.


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Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccines have been accepted within the UK — they usually’ve proven to be secure in trials.

We’ll maintain you posted if there are any extra updates.

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