The video, which was from the YouTube channel “On The Table,” questions the legitimacy of the COVID-19 vaccine. It additionally seems skeptical of local weather change, accuses China of spreading COVID-19 and consists of transphobic feedback. Wright tweeted the hyperlink to it on Thursday night time with the prayer fingers emoji, and it was deleted shortly thereafter. YouTube has additionally eliminated the video in query for violating its phrases of service.
Now, Wright’s total Twitter account appears to have been deleted, with the deal with @LetitiaWright yielding a “This account doesn’t exist” flag when one searches for it. Her Instagram account additionally seems to have been deleted.
Representatives for Wright didn’t instantly reply to Selection‘s request for remark.
Wright responded to the backlash on Friday, writing, “my intention was not to hurt anyone, my ONLY intention of posting the video was it raised my concerns with what the vaccine contains and what we are putting in our bodies…Nothing else.”
Earlier, Wright had additionally tweeted: “If you don’t conform to popular opinions. but ask questions and think for yourself….you get cancelled.”
Wright’s fellow Marvel Universe star, Don Cheadle, was amongst the celebs to reply to Wright’s put up, saying that he would “never defend anybody posting this.”
“Jesus… just scrolled through. hot garbage. every time i stopped and listened, he and everything he said sounded crazy and fkkkd up,” Cheadle wrote. “i would never defend anybody posting this. but i still won’t throw her away over it. the rest i’ll take off twitter. had no idea.”
jesus… simply scrolled by way of. scorching rubbish. each time i finished and listened, he and all the pieces 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 “bruh, you misplaced” Cheadle (@DonCheadle) December 4, 2020