Zachary Levi has always come across as a genuinely likable guy but the Shazam! Fury of the Gods actor has found himself in the middle of controversy due to his recent social media post which was deemed questionable by fans. The 42-year-old actor has been drawing major flak on Twitter following a tweet that many assumed was related to his views on anti-vaccination.
Of course, many of you are aware that the sensitive topic has stirred controversy since the pandemic started with several celebrities, including Marvel actress Letitia Wright falling victim to "cancel culture" for allegedly espousing her anti-vax views on the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Going back to Levi, the actor reposted a tweet from user Lyndon Wood asking his followers whether or not pharmaceutical company Pfizer is "a real danger to the world". Shockingly enough, he responded with a "hardcore agree" remark much to the chagrin of fans who quickly accused him of being an anti-vax advocate.
Pfizer is one of the first companies to develop a vaccine for COVID-19 during the height of the pandemic and they are still being used today. Check out his tweet here:
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To be fair, nothing about Zachary's tweet indicates that he supports the anti-vax movement so I don't get why people are blowing things out of proportion. I gotta say though, his now-viral tweet is surely bad publicity for his upcoming DCU film, and considering his status post-Shazam! 2 remains unclear, I think it's a bad idea to post controversial stuff online but hey, that's just me.
Meanwhile, DC's Shazam! Fury of the Gods is hitting cinemas on March 17.