Marvel actors Simu Liu and David Dustmalchian both took to social media in an apparent reaction to Ant-Man star Evangeline Lilly’s recent appearance in Washington, D.C. at a protest against vaccination mandates and comments reflecting their views on the issue Is.
Neither Dustmalchian, 46, or Liu, 32, mentioned 42-year-old Lilly by name in the posts, which appears to have come in response to her anti-vaccination remarks on Thursday for “supporting physical sovereignty.”
Dustmalchian, who played Kurt in 2018’s Ant-Man and the Wasp, tweeted on Thursday, “It’s very unfortunate when people with big platforms use that platform to share irresponsible things.”
LATEST: Marvel actors Simu Liu, 32, and David Dustmalchian, 46, both took to social media to thank Ant-Man star Evangeline Lilly’s recent appearance in Washington, D.C. at a protest against vaccination mandates and for comments reflecting their views Clearly taken in response. to the point
Liu wrote, ‘I lost my grandparents to COVID last year. They were still waiting for their vaccines. I’m lucky to have been double-vaccinated and boosted when I got COVID 2 weeks ago. Felt like winter.’
He said that ‘the media needs to stop bringing in the headlines those views which are not rooted in facts or science’.
The Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings actor also praised the efforts of the agency UNICEF for their efforts to combat the pandemic.
He said, ‘As a @UNICEFCanada ambassador I have witnessed the organization’s efforts to deliver vaccines to underprivileged families around the world. ‘It’s a reminder of how fortunate we are to be living in places where vaccine distribution and storage are not an issue. Please, please appreciate it.’
Protest: Evangeline Lilly (pictured in 2019) shared on Instagram on Thursday that she attended Robert F. Kennedy’s anti-vaccination mandate protest in Washington DC last weekend
Dustmalchian, who played Kurt in 2018’s Ant-Man and the Wasp, tweeted on Thursday, ‘It’s very unfortunate when people with a big platform use that platform to share irresponsible things’
Liu opened up about the death of his grandparents as a result of the coronavirus
Lilly attended an anti-vaccine mandate rally in Washington, DC on January 23, where Robert F. Kennedy made headlines after comparing requirements in the US to the conditions in Nazi Germany and invoking the name of Anne Frank.
In a lengthy Instagram post, Lily – whose vaccination status is unknown – revealed that she joined the march because of her beliefs.
The Canadian-born star was in D.C. this weekend to support physical sovereignty, referring to the anti-vaccine protests in her native, while Canadian truck drivers rally for their cross-country, peaceful convoys . Land.
‘I believe that no one should be forced, against their will, to inject their body with anything: violent assault, detention without arrest or trial, loss of employment, homelessness Starvation, loss of education, isolation from loved ones, exclusion from society… under any threat,’ she continued.
‘This is not the way. This is not safe. it is not healthy. it’s not love.’
Pro-choice: In a lengthy Instagram post, the 42-year-old actress reveals she joined the march because of her beliefs
Anti-vaxx: ‘I believe no one should be forced to inject their body with anything against their will,’ she said, ‘I was pro before COVID and I’m still a fan’
Marching: Marvel star shares multiple photos from event, and lists various reasons why she doesn’t believe in vaccine mandate
The post comes two years after the Lost and Lord of the Rings actress was forced to apologize after making comparisons Deadly virus for a ‘respiratory flu’.
The Avengers star shared several black and white photos from the rally and listed her arguments as to why she does not believe in the COVID vaccine mandate.
She said, ‘I understand that the world is in fear, but I do not believe that answering fear with strength will fix our problems.
Lily ended her post by writing that she always believed in a woman’s right to choose.
She said, ‘I was Pro Choice before COVID and I am still Pro Choice today.
The actress also added a picture of entrepreneur Naval Ravikant on his famous quote, ‘All tyranny begins with the desire to force others for the greater good.’
The rally in Washington made national headlines when Kennedy’s descendants railed against vaccine mandates in the US by comparing the conditions faced under the Nazi regime.
‘Even in Hitler Germany, you could cross the Alps and go to Switzerland. You can hide in an attic, like Anne Frank did,’ Kennedy said in his speech. ‘I visited East Germany with my father in 1962 and met people who had run over the wall, so it was possible. Many died, true, but it was possible.’
Deep: The actress also added a picture of entrepreneur Naval Ravikant on her famous quote, ‘All atrocities begin with the desire to force others for the greater good’
Kennedy had to quickly retract his comments after his actress-wife Cheryl Hines was cuffed for voice-deafening rhetoric.
“My husband’s reference to Anne Frank at a mandate rally in DC was reprehensible and insensitive,” the Curb Your Enthusiasm star tweeted Tuesday.
‘The atrocities suffered by millions during the Holocaust should never be compared to anyone or anything. His opinion is not my own reflection.’
Lily sparked controversy at the start of the pandemic by revealing that she refused to self-quarantine because she ‘values freedom.’
In the post of March 2020, he wrote, ‘Some people value their life more than freedom, some people give importance to freedom over their life. We all make our own choices.’
Lily’s attitude continued to anger people as she tried to respond to the criticism, revealing that her father with stage four leukemia is currently living with her.
‘I am currently living with my father who has ‘stage four leukemia,’ she said. ‘I am also immunized at the moment. I have two small children.’
The Ant-Man and the Wasp star shares two children with The Hobbit actor Norman Kali.
Ten days later, he apologized for his comments.
‘I thought I was calming down in the frenzy. I can see now that I was projecting my fear into an already frightening and painful situation.’
Evangeline Lilly joins the Marvel universe with her role in Ant-Man and the Wasp
Controversy: The post comes two years after the star revealed that she refused to self-quarantine at the onset of COVID and compared the virus to ‘respiratory flu’.
His career: Left in 2008 Lost, and Ant-Man and the Wasp, right in 2018