Black Panther actor, Letitia Wright has been widely criticised by people online after she posted a link to an anti-COVID-19 video on Twitter. People were very shocked by this, including MCU actor Don Cheadle, who openly criticised the actor for her sharing the YouTube video.
Wright shared a video from YouTuber On The Table, and it really got people riled up. The video is called COVID-19 Vaccine, Should We Take It, and in the video they talk about luciferase, the ingredient allegedly being added to the COVID vaccine to detect those who have not taken it.
Now, I’m no scientist, but what I do know is that the world is in desperate need of this COVID-19 vaccine, and naturally, there will be some people out there who will be sceptical of this much discussed COVID-19 vaccine. That’s normal. However, as you’ll see in the tweets below. people have questioned whether Letitia Wright was right to share this video to her 366.9K followers on Twitter, as much of what is discussed in the video is hearsay and not scientific at all.
Letitia Wright has been widely criticised by people for sharing an anti-COVID-19 vaccine video on Twitter
Ma’am, this isn’t Facebook
— Chris Evans’ Sweater in Knives Out (@raventbrunner) December 4, 2020
So did you see this portion of the video and still think it was a wise idea to share this video. pic.twitter.com/YuwJ96JT3o
— Stern Ritter "B" (@803BG) December 4, 2020
Yikes, I wonder if people were this weird about smallpox, chickenpox, and polio vaccines. Jesus. pic.twitter.com/pkFKrFsyE5
— Die Hard Is The Best Christmas Movie (@EntangleMyself) December 4, 2020
This seems about right pic.twitter.com/zU2wtAH2oJ
— Todoroki's Side Piece (@MariBryson) December 4, 2020
The concerns re: any vaccine are understandable, but we must work as a team, take this vaccine & put this pandemic behind us for good. I sincerely hope u understand what I’m trying to say here & please reconsider your stance on this matter. You’re making people upset.
— Jeff Rothman 🌻🏒⚾️ (@amazingjr87) December 4, 2020
This is a frustratingly irresponsible use of a platform.
— Alex Sawyer (@AJSawyer) December 4, 2020
I actually watched the video and girl….oh my god. He goes on to say climate change isn't real, and that evolution isn't real and I'm…….I believe in God but I also believe in science. Yikes.
— Andrea 👨🏻🌾🇨🇱 (@ssrokusasuxiii) December 4, 2020
1.5 million people dead from covid. my sister’s an NHS doctor and spent months watching people die first-hand. a vaccine is a shining beacon of hope right now. this is spitting in the face of the scientists and volunteers who just want to save lives
— kate (@rosiebetzler) December 4, 2020
The reaction to the Black Panther actor sharing this video has been strong. It ranges from people being really upset with her to some people actually agreeing with her. However, the overriding sentiment is one of anger and disappointment in the actor, which can also be understood.
There are many people who’ve commented under her post saying that they work in the health sector and have seen the struggles to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic first hand and are saying that her sharing this video is not helping. There are other people who are seriously questioning the content of this video.
As far as I’m concerned, I feel that Letitia should not have shared this video. Even if she agreed with what’s said in it, or just wants people to think before taking the vaccine, sharing a YouTuber’s video who’s information is dubious at best is not helping.
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