Letitia Wright Receives Backlash After Anti-Vaccine Video
Written by BET on December 4, 2020
Whereas many individuals have issues concerning the security of COVID-19 vaccines, Black Panther actress Letitia Wright seems to be embracing anti-vaccine propaganda.
On December 3, the actress posted a video on Twitter from the YouTube channel On The Desk, which has been criticized for conspiracy theories and transphobia.
In response to The Hollywood Reporter, Tomi Arayomi mentioned within the video that Wright posted, “I do not perceive vaccines medically, however I’ve all the time been somewhat little bit of a skeptic of them.”
Wright posted the video with prayer arms emoji. She was requested by customers to not unfold misinformation about vaccines on her huge platform. The 27-year-old defended herself by tweeting, “In case you don’t conform to fashionable opinions. however ask questions and assume for your self….you get cancelled.”
Oscar nominee Don Cheadle was even thrown into the dialogue after customers tagged him. He tweeted he would deal with Wright, his Avengers co-star, off social media, “Jesus… simply scrolled by means of. scorching rubbish. each time i finished and listened, he and every part he mentioned sounded loopy and fkkkd up. I’d 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.”
Wright additionally appeared involved about an ingredient referred to as luciferase, which is a category of oxidative enzymes, usually used in vaccines. Wright interpreted it because the satan, referencing lucifer, which is definitely a Latin phrase meaning “light-bringing” or “morning star.”
Nonetheless, Wright tweeted, “The identify lucifer is an attention-grabbing alternative * opens bible*”
Within the early morning of December 4, Wright appeared to backtrack, tweeting, ”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.”
There are reports that the COVID-19 vaccine will ultimately be accessible to most of the people within the subsequent few months. Former presidents Barack Obama and Invoice Clinton are vowing to take the vaccine to calm fears.
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