Letitia Wright was set to have a huge role in the upcoming Black Panther 2, and with one tweet, she may have put it all at risk.
In today’s edition of “log off immediately,” Black Panther star Letitia Wright is facing backlash for sharing and defending an anti-vaccine, transphobic video on Twitter Thursday night. The actress responded with a non-apology Friday morning, stating her “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,” she wrote. “Nothing else.” The video in question is from On the Table, a YouTube discussion channel. The host, Tom Arayomi, admits he doesn’t “understand vaccines medically,” but has “always been a little bit of a skeptic,” before going into a transphobic monologue. Wright reposted the video with a prayer hands emoji, effectively endorsing the video and its claims. (The tweet has since been deleted.)