Black Panther’s Letitia Wright apologises, deletes social media after backlash for anti-vaccine video

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Letitia Wright has received backlash after posting an anti-vaccine video.
Letitia Wright has received backlash after posting an anti-vaccine video.
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Black Panther star Letitia Wright has received backlash from her hundreds of her followers after she posted an anti-vaccine video on social media.

The 27-year-old actress shared a video of Light London Church leader Tomi Arayomi. In the video, he questions the credibility of the Covid-19 vaccine. Tomi’s views on Covid-19 and socio-political issues such as climate change and transgender women left Letitia’s followers very divided.

Many of her followers questioned her reasons for sharing the video and others were concerned, asking why she would post an anti-vaccine video during a time of a pandemic where people need to be cautious.

After receiving backlash from her followers, Letitia apologised and said that it was not her intention to hurt anybody before deleting all of her social media accounts.

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“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 tweeted.

While she then deleted her social media accounts because of the backlash, some of her followers defended her saying that she has the right to her own personal views.

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