Simu Liu reveals he lost his grandparents to COVID after fellow Marvel star voices anti-vaccine stance
And the latest Bravo star fired is Jennie Nguyen.
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Simu Liu reveals he lost his grandparents to COVID after fellow Marvel star voices anti-vaccine stance — Evangeline Lilly, who portrayed Hope van Dyne, or the Wasp, in “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” shared her support for “bodily sovereignty” against mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations on Instagram. In response, Liu later took to Twitter to share his support for the mandatory Covid-19 vaccination hours after Lilly shared her Instagram post.
“As a @UNICEFCanada ambassador I have seen the organization’s efforts to deliver vaccines to underprivileged families around the world,” he added. “It’s a reminder of how lucky we are to be living in places where vaccine delivery and storage are not an issue. Please, PLEASE appreciate that.”
Jennie Nguyen removed from 'Real Housewives' cast for offensive posts — The "Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" star's posts supporting "White Lives Matter" resurfaced last week.
"Bravo has ceased filming with Jennie Nguyen and she will no longer be a cast member of 'The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,'" Bravo said in the announcement. "We recognize we failed to take appropriate action once her offensive social media posts were brought to our attention. Moving forward, we will work to improve our processes to ensure we make better informed and more thoughtful casting decisions."
Nguyen, who is Vietnamese American, was alleged to have shared images and text posts describing protesters as "BLM Thugs" and "violent gangs" throughout the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020. She also reposted memes in support of "White Lives Matter," as well as anti-vaccination content.
In one cartoon she reposted, an elderly white woman shows a middle-age white man the stick figure decals on her car.
"No, that's not my family, that's how many rioters I've hit!" the woman says in the image.
After the posts resurfaced last week, Nguyen apologized on Instagram. "I want to acknowledge and apologize for my deleted Facebook posts from 2020 that resurfaced today. At the time, I thought I was speaking out against violence, but I have since learned how offensive and hurtful my words were," she wrote. "It's why I deactivated that account more than a year ago and why I continue to try to learn about perspectives different from my own. I regret those posts and am sincerely sorry for the pain they caused."
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