Last year, actress Letitia Wright found herself in a sticky situation on social media after getting called out for sharing tweets that promoted anti-vaccine rhetoric.
While most would use a situation like that to either watch what they say in public or simply keep their personal opinions private, Wright has reportedly decided to stick to her anti-vaxxer stance and is even spreading the word while filming Black Panther 2 in Atlanta.
In a wider report by The Hollywood Reporter that digs deeper into how vaccine mandates are affecting film & television productions, the 27-year-old actress was mentioned once again amongst those avidly against getting the shot.
Here’s what’s reportedly happening over in Atlanta on the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, via THR:
“In Wright’s case, a set source says she has espoused similar views about the COVID-19 vaccines on the Atlanta production. The British actress quietly parted ways with her entire U.S. team of representatives in the wake of a backlash over posting a controversial anti-vaccine video in December.
Disney, the studio behind Black Panther, will begin rolling out a sticker system on all of its new productions in mid-October that requires visible proof of COVID-19 vaccination status, as stipulated in a return-to-work agreement between AMPTP and Hollywood’s unions. Those in Zone A who are fully vaccinated will have a wristband. Those who are not, will not. (Anything already shooting is not covered.)”
Although no one should be ostracized for expressing their opinion, the conversation changes in a big way when considering the millions of lives lost due to COVID-19 and a vaccine that is proving to actually prevent those deaths.
Should Letitia Wright and other anti-vaxxers stay quiet on vaccination or do they have every right to display free speech? Let us know your thoughts by sharing them over on our social channels!
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Letitia Wright Catches Twitter Wrath After Sharing Anti-Vaccine Tweets
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Letitia Wright’s publicist right now pic.twitter.com/iAmFrJVJTV— Mitchell Beaupre (@itismitchell) December 4, 2020
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letitia wright having the same intellect as summer walker was not on my 2020 bingo card— bussy boy (@KrisBeKnowin) December 4, 2020
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Letitia Wright is an anti-vaxxer pic.twitter.com/accCcNyhlq— nebula should have killed thanos (@gwenstacying) December 4, 2020
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Me after seeing why Letitia Wright is trending pic.twitter.com/6vr77L3Oya— Vishawnda (@TheMagnifera) December 4, 2020
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sharing this wonderful youtube comment about the whole letitia wright vaccine thing pic.twitter.com/uoZHipSTKJ— sofia (@aboutsylph) December 4, 2020
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Me, looking at whats trending: oh, why is Letitia Wright, Shuri, and Black Panther 2 trending?— 👉😎👉 (@Scoobert0) December 4, 2020
Me, after looking: pic.twitter.com/EWphYQDflo
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Letitia Wright doubles down on the COVID anti-vaccine bozo stuff then likes a tweet calling for the end of a franchise that was about to put her front and center. Never a dull moment in showbiz. pic.twitter.com/kuW91ENSma— Brian Haley (@brianchaley) December 4, 2020
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