Letitia Wright Calls Out Article That Mentions Vaccine Controversy Alongside Alleged Abusive Male Celebs

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Actress Letitia Wright has slammed The Hollywood Reporter for evaluating her vaccine conspiracies male celebrities accused of assault.

Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly star Letitia Wright goes after The Hollywood Reporter for publishing an article evaluating her vaccination conspiracy theories to “males who’ve been accused of abuse & sexual misconduct.”

On Monday (November 21), the publication shared an article about how Wright, Will Smith, and Brad Pitt‘s “private controversy” could have an effect on their possibilities at an Oscar subsequent yr.

Wright instantly hit again in her Instagram Story, even tagging THR government editor Scott Feinberg.

“I needed to unblock @hollywoodreporter simply to publish this. Scott Feinberg and all at this publication. You’re all extremely disrespectful,” Wright wrote in her first publish. “How dare you. You talked about my identify alongside males who’ve been accused of abuse & sexual misconduct. That is vile conduct. At this level a private vendetta in direction of me.”

In a second Instagram Story, she added, “I’ve completed nothing unsuitable however respectfully refused to do interviews with this publication. Cease your nonsense. I apologized TWO years in the past. Remained silent on the subject. You lied and mentioned I continued speaking about it with my solid & crew on my set. THIS WAS NOT TRUE. ASK MY PRODUCER AND DIRECTOR. Your agenda in direction of me is now much more clear. I gained’t stay silent. Cease your disgusting conduct.”

In a new interview with The Guardian, Wright says she’s discovered a “wholesome method” to progress from her 2020 statements on the COVID-19 vaccine. In December of that yr, Wright retweeted an anti-vaccination video in an try to tell her Twitter followers.

Within the article, the actress was questioned about her ideas on the vaccine, which Wright refused to debate at size.

“I really feel it’s one thing I skilled two years in the past and I’ve in a wholesome method moved on. And in a wholesome method I’ve apologized and deleted my Twitter,” she mentioned “I simply apologized for any damage that was brought on to anyone.”

When requested if the retweeted anti-vaccine video mirrored her reasoning on the time, Wright responded, “That’s precisely what my apology was. It was saying this isn’t me, and I apologize.”

The reporter, Simon Hattenstone, additionally requested if Wright had been vaccinated for COVID-19.

She replied, “I’ve apologized and I’ve moved on. Subsequent query. Thanks.”

Hattenstone’s questions echo a latest Variety profile on Wakanda Forever, the place a publicist for Wright instantly shut down any questions on her vaccination standing.