Evangelin Lilli is speaking out against the COVID-19 vaccine mandates, saying she took part in a protest over the weekend “to support the sovereignty of the body”.
The 42-year-old star of “Ant-Man and Wasp” shared photos of the protest in front of the Lincoln Monument in Washington on Thursday, including “Democrat for Medical Freedom” and “Nurses for Vaxx.” Choice “and” Federals for Medical Freedom. “
“No one shall ever be subjected to violence against his will, to violence, to arrest or extradition, to lose his job, to be left homeless, to starve, to lose his education, to be separated from his relatives, to be deported. I believe he should not be forced to inject anything into his body. From society … under any threat, ”Lilly writes.
The actress also appealed to Canadian truckers protesting a new requirement that trucks entering Canada be fully immunized from Jan. 15.
“It’s not the way. It’s not safe. It’s not healthy. It’s not love,” Lilly continued. “I understand that the world is in fear, but I don’t believe that responding to fear by force will solve our problems. I was a supporter before COVID and I am still a selector today.”
asked Lilly and Disney representatives for further comment.
Lilly is not the first Marvel star to challenge COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
Black Panther star Letitia Wright, 28, took a hot shower in December 2020 after sharing a video on her Twitter account that people should be vaccinated against COVID-19. A day later, the video, which lasted an hour, was removed.
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Wright later made a statement on Twitter about the protest.
“If you don’t fit the popular opinion. But ask a question and think for yourself …. you will be canceled,” he wrote with a laugh.
According to IMDb, Wright is currently working on a sequel to Black Panther, Black Panther: Forever in the Walk, and Lily’s latest Marvel film, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, is currently in post-production. Disney embraces the Marvel cinematic world, and in mid-October began to demand clear proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in all its new performances as part of a return agreement between the Alliance of Film and Television Producers and the Hollywood Trade Unions. . According to The Hollywood Reporter.
Evangelin Lilly apologized after refusing to self-quarantine during a coronavirus pandemic
When the pandemic began in March 2020, Lilly sparked controversy when she downplayed COVID-19 as a “respiratory flu” and a possible political ploy on Instagram. Despite calls for social distance, Lilly said her household, including her father, who has cancer, will continue to work as usual.
He apologized and withdrew his comments at the end of that month.
“In my previous post, I sincerely and sincerely apologize for my indifference to the real pain and fear that has engulfed the world through COVID19,” Lilly wrote on Instagram. “The world is coming together to find a way to stop this real threat, and my silence has sent a disrespectful, arrogant and mysterious message.”
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