Letitia Wright is furious The Hollywood Reporterof the article on scandals that could affect Oscar nominations, which also includes his name due to his now-deleted Covid-19 vaccine Twitter post.
According United States today, the Black Panther The star called the outlet’s article “incredibly disrespectful” for comparing his vaccination controversy to controversies involving Will Smith and Brad Pitt.
“How dare you. You mentioned my name alongside men accused of abuse and sexual misconduct. This is despicable behavior,” Wright wrote in a screenshot of the story.
Covid-19 vaccine controversy surrounded Wright in 2020 when the actor shared a video on his since-deleted Twitter account questioning whether people should administer COVID-19 vaccines when they became available.
In the YouTube channel’s hour-long video On the tablethe host says he does not know if he will take the vaccine.
When a fan tweeted that Wright was upsetting people, she replied, “I don’t mean to upset anyone. I’m also not saying don’t take it. I’m just worried about what’s in it, that’s all. Isn’t it just questioning or asking?”
Wright then tweeted about the backlash, saying “if you don’t conform to popular opinion” and “think for yourself” you’re canceled.
THR the article discusses whether or not the scandal may affect the actors’ chances of securing an Oscar nomination. The 29-year-old is a likely candidate for her role in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Smith for Emancipationand Pitt for Babylon.
Angelina Jolie has launched allegations that her ex-husband Pitt molested her and two of their children in 2016, while Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars. The two said the actors’ future with the Academy could be in jeopardy.