Counting your side. Letitia wright responded to recent claims that he shared anti-vaccine views on the set of Black Panther continuation.
Wright, 27, allegedly took anti-vax positions while filming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever in Atlanta, according to a story published by The Hollywood Reporter October 6.
However the Ready Player One the actress denied the claims via Instagram on Wednesday October 13, sharing an image that featured a Bible passage from Isaiah 54:17: “Weapons made to attack you will not succeed; the words spoken against you will not hurt you at all. “
She wrote in the caption: “It saddens me to have to address the reports published by The Hollywood Reporter. The report spoke of my conduct on the set of Black panther 2. I honestly claim that this was completely untrue. “
the Black mirror Alum continued, “Anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows that I work incredibly hard at my craft and my main focus is always to do work that is impactful and inspiring. That has been and will continue to be my only focus. “
Wright concluded by saying that “I would continue to focus on my healing” and “I would continue to pray for God’s love, peace and joy for all of you.”
This isn’t the first time Wright has had to defend himself against anti-vax claims. In December 2020, the British actress was accused of spreading misinformation after posting a since deleted tweet that appeared to question the use of vaccines.
“Just using my own mind to think, which I’m free to do,” Wright responded to one user at the time.
He later tweeted: “If you don’t fit popular opinion. but ask questions and think for yourself … they cancel you out. “
After receiving rejection from fans, including the author Roxane gay, who wrote the spinoff comic Black Panther: World of Wakanda Wright clarified his reasoning for posting the video.
“My intention was not to hurt anyone,” he tweeted last December. “My ONLY intention to post the video was that it raised my concerns about what the vaccine contains and what we are putting into our bodies. Nothing more. “
In August, Wright was reportedly injured while filming a stunt for Black panther 2. Angela bassett, who plays Wright’s mother on screen, shared an update on the Top boy Star’s health status a month later at the 2021 Emmys.
“He had a little fall, but it’s not that bad,” said the 9-1-1 actress, 63, said Entertainment tonight. “She is fine and ready to go.”
Black panther 2 hits theaters on July 8, 2022.