Marvel Actress Evangeline Lilly spoke out about attending an anti-vaccination rally in Washington, DC, over the weekend.
“Ant-Man” star, who previously apologized to her”arrogant“The belief that COVID-19 has brought Instagram on Thursday, January 27, to share photos from the protest. According to Lilly, she was at the rally “in support of the body’s sovereignty.”
“I believe no one should be forced to inject anything into their body, against their will,” she began in the caption, before listing what she considers the consequences of denial of vaccines, including “violent attacks”, loss of jobs and education, “separation from loved ones” and “excommunication from society.”
She continued, “This is not the way. This is not safe. This is not healthy. This is not love. I understand the world is scared, but I don’t believe in dealing with fear. fear by force will fix our problems.”
Lilly, who shares two children with “The Hobbit” actor Norman Kali, added, “I was cast pro before COVID and I’m still a pro to this day,” along with hashtag #medicalfreedom.
At the start of the pandemic in 2020, the “Lost” actress faced backlash after telling her followers she believed COVID-19 was similar to the flu. About a week later, she clarify that she is practicing social distancing and trying to do her “part”.
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“I would like to sincerely and sincerely apologize for the insensitivity I expressed in my previous post to the real pain and fear that has enveloped the world through COVID19,” Lilly, 42 years old, wrote in March 2020. “Grandparents, parents, children, sisters are dying, the world is rallying to find ways to stop this very real threat, and the silence follows. That sent me a message of rejection, arrogance, and confusion.”
It’s not clear if Lilly was vaccinated. A spokesperson for Lilly did not immediately respond a request from NBC News to comment.
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