The stars of Avengers They are not happy with social networks, after netizens began to “cancel” their partner Chris Pratt for not revealing his political opinion.
The controversy began over the weekend, after a group of actors from the Marvel Cinematic Universe participated in a virtual event to raise funds for the presidential campaign of Joe Biden.
Among them you could see Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo y Paul Rudd, but not to Pratt, who has never revealed his political tendency, although due to his religious beliefs there are those who assure that he would be a Republican and a supporter of Donald Trump.
Added to this was a criticism made by the actress Ellen Page who questioned Pratt for allegedly attending a church accused of being anti-LGBTQ. However, the protagonist of Guardians of the Galaxy, defended himself: “It was recently hinted that I belong to a church that ‘hates a certain group’ and that it is ‘infamous for its anti-LGBTQ stance.’ Nothing is further from reality”, he said on Twitter. “I belong to a Church that opens its doors to absolutely all people,” he added.
The only certain thing is that the actor does not usually get involved in politics openly, although according to the Just Jared portal he would have made a donation to the campaign of Barack Obama in 2012 and for the current elections, he donated $ 1,000 to the campaign of Tulsi Gabbard, representing the state of Hawaii, where Pratt lived.
For its part, Mark Ruffalo He was the first to raise his voice to defend his colleague. “I know him personally, and instead of slandering, look at how he lives his life. He is simply not overtly political as a rule. This is a distraction. Let’s keep our eyes on the prize, folks. We are very close now, ”he wrote on Twitter.
You all, @prattprattpratt is as solid a man there is. I know him personally, and instead of casting aspersions, look at how he lives his life. He is just not overtly political as a rule. This is a distraction. Let’s keep our eyes on the prize, friends. We are so close now.
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) October 20, 2020
Robert Downey Jr, was also launched in defense of Pratt. “What a world… The ‘sinless’ are throwing rocks at my #brother, Chris Pratt… A true #Christian who lives by #principles, who has never shown anything other than #positivity and #gratitude… And he has just got married into a family that leaves room for civil discourse and that INSISTS service as the highest value, ”he assured on Instagram.
“If you disagree with Chris, I have a novel idea. Delete your social media accounts, sit back with your OWN #character flaws, work on THEM, then celebrate your humanity, ”he closed.
Zoe Saldana neither was he silent. “Your family, friends, colleagues and everyone who ever crossed you know your heart and your value!”, Sentenced.
No matter how hard it gets, stick your chest out, keep your head up and handle it.
You got this @prattprattpratt . Your family, friends, colleagues & everyone who’s ever crossed paths with you knows your heart and your worth!
— Zoe Saldana (@zoesaldana) October 21, 2020
Likewise, the director of Guardians of the Galaxy, James Gunn, was another of those who supported the actor. “Sorry. I just found out about this nonsense. Pratt is the best guy in the world. I have spent hours and hours sharing my deepest truths with this man, as he has with me. Please stop assuming what he believes, politically or in any other way, because he is a Christian, ”he said.
Sorry. Just finding out about this nonsense. @prattprattpratt is the best dude in the world. I’ve spent hours & hours sharing my deepest truths with this man, as he has with me. Please stop assuming what he believes, politically or in any other way, because he’s a Christian. https://t.co/XSIgU9WemX
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) October 20, 2020
For its part, Katherine Schwarzenegger, Pratt’s wife and mother of his daughter, criticized the E! News, where they presented the topic, asking “which Chris from Hollywood is better?” and making a comparison between the actor and his colleagues Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans and Chris Pine.
“Is this really what we need? Many things are happening in the world and people are fighting in many ways. Being bad is so yesterday. There is enough room to love all these guys. Love is what we all need, not meanness and bullying. Let’s try it “, assured the writer and daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger.