Don Cheadle calls anti-vaccination video shared by Marvel co-star Letitia Wright 'hot garbage'

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Don Cheadle has called an anti-vaccination video shared online by his Avengers: Endgame co-star Letitia Wright 'hot garbage'.

Black Panther actor Wright sparked controversy after sharing a video questioning the safety of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Wright has since deleted the post which contained the video, tweeting "my 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. Nothing else."

The British star, 27, had tweeted a video called 'Covid-19 Vaccine: Should We Take It?' from 'On The Table', a YouTube discussion channel, where the presenter Tomi Arayomi spoke at length about his personal feelings about the efficacy and safety of vaccines.

Marvel fans shared Wright's post with Cheadle, who plays James Rhodes/War Machine in the film series.

He wrote: "Jesus... just scrolled through. hot garbage.

"Every time i stopped and listened, he and everything he said sounded crazy and f***** up. i would never defend anybody posting this. but i still won't throw her away over it. the rest i'll take off twitter. had no idea."

In the video shared by Wright, Arayomi said: "I am just a big sceptic of needles and vaccinations in general, I think the body should be able to produce the right antibodies to fight things."

He added: "We can just get that (the vaccine) out there and hope it doesn't make extra limbs grow, hope to god you don't develop children that have 11 fingers and 12 toes, we are hoping for the best. We have seen vaccines do damage before."

The description of the video says: "Tonight I'm talking about Luciferase, the ingredient allegedly being added to the Covid vaccine to detect those who have not taken it. Luciferase, named by its founder after Lucifer???

"Now this is only partially true on a fact check, but we explore this and more On The Table.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Actress Letitia Wright is interviewed as she attends the Premiere of 'My Brother The Devil' during the 56th BFI London Film Festival at Odeon West End on October 16, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images for BFI)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: Lupita Nyong'o, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, and Letitia Wright from "Black Panther" attends the Marvel Studios Presentation during Comic-Con International 2017 at San Diego Convention Center on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Amanda Berry, Natalie Dormer, Joanna Lumley, Letitia Wright and Jane Lush attending the EE British Academy Film Awards nominations announcement at BAFTA, London. (Photo by Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: (L) Letitia Wright and Natalie Dormer attend The EE British Academy Film Awards, BAFTA, nominations announcement at BAFTA on January 9, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 29: (L-R) Actors Sterling K. Brown, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Martin Freeman, Angela Bassett, Daniel Kaluuya, Lupita Nyong'o, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Andy Serkis, and Forest Whitaker; writer/director Ryan Coogler; Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige; producers Louis D'Esposito and Victoria Alonso, and executive producer Nate Moore at the Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER at Dolby Theatre on January 29, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 30: (L-R) Actors Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, and Lupita Nyong'o attend the Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER Global Junket Press Conference on January 30, 2018 at Montage Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Guyanese-born British actress Letitia Wright poses on arrival for the European Premiere of 'Black Panther' in central London on February 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMEN (Photo credit should read TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images)
Guyanese actress Letitia Wright poses on the red carpet upon arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Anya Taylor-Joy (L) and Letitia Wright pose in the press room during the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) held at Royal Albert Hall on February 18, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: Letitia Wright attends the UK Fan Event for "Avengers Infinity War" at Television Studios White City on April 8, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)
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Paul Bettany (left), Letitia Wright (centre) and Benedict Cumberbatch attending the Avengers: Infinity War UK Fan Event held at Television Studios in White City, London. (Photo by Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: John Boyega and Letitia Wright attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/MG18/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Andrew Garfield, Emilia Clarke, Daniel Kaluuya, Cynthia Erivo, Letitia Wright, John Boyega and Trevor Noah attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/MG18/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 23: Actress Letitia Wright attends the premiere of Disney and Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' on April 23, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 22: (L-R) Actors Pom Klementieff, Letitia Wright, and Paul Bettany at the Avengers: Infinity War Press Junket in Los Angeles, CA April 22nd, 2018 (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Actors Letitia Wright and John Boyega attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Letitia Wright attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
TOPSHOT - British-Guyanese actress Letitia Wright poses with the Rising Star Award at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 10, 2019. - (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 18: Letitia Wright attends the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2018 at the Theatre Royal on November 18, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
Actress Letitia Wright (L) and Danai Gurira (L) arrives for the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o and Letitia Wright attend the 91st Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball at Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 22: Amber Valletta, Stella McCartney, Letitia Wright and Shailene Woodley attend the Green Carpet Fashion Awards during the Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020 on September 22, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 22: Letitia Wright attends the Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 10: Letitia Wright during the Clash de Cartier event at la Conciergerie on April 10, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images for Cartier)
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 30: (L-R) Lupita Nyong'o, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright and Sterling K. Brown -- winners of Outstanding Motion Picture and Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture for 'Black Panther', at the 50th NAACP Image Awards at Dolby Theatre on March 30, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 30: Letitia Wright speaks onstage at the 50th NAACP Image Awards at Dolby Theatre on March 30, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 07: Steve McQueen and Letitia Wright attend the "Mangrove" opening film and European Premiere during the 64th BFI London Film Festival at BFI Stephen Street on October 07, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 07: (L to R) Rochenda Sandall, Malachi Kirby, Shaun Parkes and Letitia Wright attend the European Premiere of "Mangrove", the Opening Night screening of the 64th BFI London Film Festival, at BFI Stephen Street on October 7, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
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Arayomi is described as "an internationally received and recognised Prophet, Speaker, Author and Founder of RIG Nation, a media platform with the Christian mission established since 2007 to train people to become prophets and prophets to be people".

Wright, who most recently starred in Sir Steve McQueen's Small Axe film Mangrove, received a barrage of criticism for sharing the video alongside a prayer hands emoji.

When one fan warned her "they are going to make an example out of you", she replied: "make an example out of me for asking if something is right for my body before taking it. interesting world we live in."

When another follower told her she was upsetting people, she wrote: "Not my intention to make anyone upset. Nor am I saying don't take it. I'm just concerned about what's in it that's all. Isn't that fair to question or ask?"

After replying to a string of followers criticising her post, she wrote: "If you don't conform to popular opinions. but ask questions and think for yourself....you get cancelled."

- This article first appeared on Yahoo

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