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Letitia Wright Deletes Social Media Accounts After Backlash for Posting Anti-Vaxx Video

Letitia Wright is done with social media for now.

The 27-year-old Black Panther actress quietly deleted her Twitter and Instagram accounts after facing backlash from fans earlier this week.

On Thursday (December 3), Letitia shared a link to a YouTube video that questioned if we should take the upcoming coronavirus vaccine.

Fans were then upset that Letitia was using her platform to put doubt on the vaccine, while many people also called her an anti-vaxxer.

She responded to that claim by saying, “You have every right to ask questions about what goes into your body and ask questions until you feel you are ready.”

The following day, Letitia reacted to the backlash for questioning the COVID-19 vaccine by tweeting, “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.”

Letitia Wright Reacts to Backlash After Questioning Coronavirus Vaccine

Letitia Wright is reacting to criticism.

The 27-year-old Black Panther star sparked backlash after sharing a controversial video to Twitter on Thursday night (December 3) questioning if we should take the upcoming coronavirus vaccine.

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On Friday (December 4), Letitia clarified her intentions.

“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,” she wrote.

The video she posted contained commentary from Tomi Arayomi, a senior leader from Light London Church and speaker, in which he questioned the legitimacy of the COVID-19 vaccine, appeared to be skeptical of climate change and accused China of spreading COVID-19, as well as making transphobic comments.

Find out more about her original post.

Black Panther's Letitia Wright Angers Fans After Questioning If We Should Take the COVID-19 Vaccine

UPDATE: Letitia Wright is reacting to the backlash. Here’s what she said.

Letitia Wright is currently a trending topic on Twitter because of the tweets she wrote this evening about the COVID-19 vaccine.

The 27-year-old Emmy-nominated actress, best known for her work as Shuri in Marvel’s Black Panther movie, shared a link to a YouTube video that questioned if we should take the upcoming coronavirus vaccine.

Letitia shared the video with the prayer hands emoji. She then wrote, “if you don’t conform to popular opinions. but ask questions and think for yourself….you get cancelled.”

Letitia later responded to dozens of replies from fans who said they were upset with her views on the vaccine and for using her platform to put doubt on the vaccine. She also replied to claims that she’s an anti-vaxxer.

On her decision to question the vaccine, she said, “You have every right to ask questions about what goes into your body and ask questions until you feel you are ready.”

She also said, “not my intention to make anyone upset 🙏🏾 Nor am I saying don’t take it. I’m just concerned about what’s in it that’s all. Isn’t that fair to question or ask?

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Letitia Wright & Jamie Bell Are Teaming Up for 'Surrounded' Movie

Letitia Wright and Jamie Bell will star in the upcoming movie Surrounded, which is set five years after the Civil War.

Deadline reports that in the movie, “former Buffalo Soldier Moses ‘Mo’ Washington travels west to lay claim on a gold mine bequeathed by her late slaveowner father. It is a mean, dangerous world for an unaccompanied Black woman and so Mo travels into the deep frontier disguised as a man. After her stagecoach is ambushed, she is tasked with holding a dangerous outlaw captive and must survive the day when the bandit’s gang tries to free him.”

Lovecraft Country‘s Michael K. Williams will also star in the movie, which will be directed by longtime music video director Anthony Mandler.

Mandler‘s directorial debut is a movie called Monster, which will debut on Netflix next year.

“I couldn’t be more excited that Surrounded is the first film under my partnership with Aaron L. Gilbert’s Bron and the Blackhand Media banner,” Mandler said in a statement. “I’ve always loved the Western genre and the opportunity to tell this story from the eyes of a Black female during the Wild West is an honor.”

Letitia was recently asked about filming the Black Panther sequel without star Chadwick Boseman, who passed away this summer.

Letitia Wright Is Asked About Filming 'Black Panther' Without Chadwick Boseman

Letitia Wright was asked about the possibility of filming the second Black Panther movie without the film’s star, Chadwick Boseman.

Chadwick tragically passed away from colon cancer at the age of 43 in August of 2020.

Letitia plays the role of Shuri in the Marvel movies, and many believe she could actually become the next Black Panther based on what happens to her character in the comics.

While doing an interview with Porter, Letitia was asked about reprising her role in the upcoming sequel without her co-star.

“We’re just still mourning Chad, so it’s not something I even want to think about. The thought of doing it without him is kinda strange. We’re just grieving at the moment, so it’s trying to find the light in the midst of it,” Letitia responded. Our continued thoughts are with Chadwick‘s loved ones, friends, and family during this time.

Chadwick kept his illness private from most people and his agent actually explained why.

Letitia Wright Wears A Pink Pantsuit For 'Mangrove' Premiere in London

Letitia Wright wears a bright pink pantsuit for the premiere of their film Mangrove during the 2020 BFI London Film Festival on Wednesday evening (October 7) in London, England.

The 26-year-old actress joined director Steve McQueen on the red carpet, where they pulled a Will Smith move on each other, while maintaining social distance.

Rochenda Sandall, Shaun Parkes and Malachi Kirby were also seen at the premiere for the opening ceremony.

Mangrove is one of five Small Axe films created by Steve McQueen, premiering today in selected cinemas across the UK and coming to BBC One and iPlayer on November 15.

The film is the “true story of the Mangrove 9, a group of Black activists who clashed with London police during a protest march in 1970, and the highly publicized trial that followed. The trial was the first judicial acknowledgment of behavior motivated by racial hatred within the Metropolitan Police.”

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Chadwick Boseman's 'Black Panther' Sister Letitia Wright Pens Moving Poem in Remembrance

Letitia Wright has shared a very moving and heartbreaking poem in remembrance of her Black Panther brother, Chadwick Boseman.

Chadwick passed away last Friday, August 28, following a long, secret battle with colon cancer.

Many of his co-stars and peers have spoke out, including Letitia over the weekend.

Letitia expanded on her initial reaction, writing a touching poem in tribute to Chadwick.

“It is written, there is nothing new under the sun. But the sun stood still that morning, refusing to shine. Dark clouds surrounding, confusion setting in. Tears flowing, rivers so deep,” the poem starts.

She goes on, “I didn’t know this is what I was waking up to, my brother, an angel on earth, departed. A soul so beautiful, when you walked into a room, there was calm. You always moved with grace and ease. Every time I saw you, the world would be a better place.”

“Words can’t describe how I feel, how we all feel, that losing you was forced upon us, to accept this as a new reality. I wish I got to say goodbye. I messaged you a couple times, but I thought you were just busy. I didn’t know you were dealing with so much. But against all the odds, you remained focused on fulfilling your purpose with the time handed to you. And I’ll never forget the day that I met you, before I got on the plane to L.A. for my first meeting with you. God told me that you were my brother and that I am to love you as such, and I always did, and I always will.”

Letitia continued, “But now, my heart is broken. Searching for old message of exchange, cards filled with your handwriting and memories of you holding my hand as if it was for eternity. I thought we had more time, and many more years to come, for more laughter and for more moments of me picking on you on set. Leaning my head on your shoulders in the front room, as Ryan gave us notes.”

“I thought this would be forever, this hurts. I’m trusting God to heal all wounds. It is also written that all things are made new, there is light in the darkness. Streams of living water flow, giving new life. And all that’s left now is for us to allow all the seeds that you have planted on the earth to grow, to blossom, to become even more beautiful.”

Letitia concludes the poem, “You’re forever in my heart.”

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