Wyatt Russell Didn’t Quit Twitter Because Of John Walker Hate

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Wyatt Russell has revealed that he didn’t, as people thought he might have done, leave Twitter because of the hate he got for playing Captain America, aka John Walker.

No. The Falcon And The Winter Soldier star revealed that he’s never actually been on Twitter.

He’s never had an account, and I’m not surprised.

He doesn’t strike me as the kind of person who’d be interested in having a Twitter account.

Wyatt Russell strikes me as the kind of person who wants to spend most of his time outdoors and doesn’t have the time to argue with people on social media.

Here’s what Wyatt Russell had to say on the matter in a recent interview on the Rich Eisen Show (via ScreenGeek):

No. Somebody asked me that. I’ve never had… I don’t have social media. I’ve never had it.

Wyatt Russell didn’t leave Twitter because of all the hate he got for playing the new Captain America

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After having taken a closer look at what really went on, I then found out that it was actually a Wyatt Russell fan account that was deactivated.

I expect that the owner of the account opted to delete it after much of the hate was aimed at that particular account.

Russell did have a little bit more to say about playing John Walker in The Falcon And The Winter Soldier.

In particular, Russell had something to say about all the hate thrown his character’s way:

All the ire and hate and whatever it is, I’d say like, ‘It’s okay, you can feel that way.’ I wouldn’t go too far with it. It’s still a movie. It’s fake. It’s a comic book and it’s a TV show. It’s not real. But it’s fun.

What do you make of this news?

Are you at all shocked by all the hate that Wyatt Russell has been getting for his portrayal of John Walker in The Falcon And The Winter Soldier?

Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

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