‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ star Chuck Norris has earned the ire of liberals on social media over pictures that seem to point out him on the US Capitol riot, however critics have been duped by a look-alike.
Twitter customers latched onto a picture from the day of the US Capitol riot and claimed it confirmed the martial artist with a person recognized as Matthew Bledsoe moments in Washington DC moments earlier than the Capitol was raided.
Although the unidentified bearded man bears a resemblance to Norris, many have been fast to level out variations between them, together with age – Norris is 80 years previous.
The unique Instagram photograph was accompanied by textual content that learn ‘Chuck Norris’ – and that was all of the proof liberal critics wanted to slam the star, who has a historical past of supporting the Republican Social gathering and President Donald Trump.
“Chuck is a racist, Nazi-loving d-list Republican. He belongs in jail for riot, together with the remainder of the MAGA mob,” one Twitter person wrote in response to the photograph.
“The brand new Chuck Norris film the place he levels an tried coup and goes house a traitor appears to be like horrible,” one other wrote.
“Chuck Norris doesn’t battle #MAGATerrorists… he joins them. No joke,” one other added.
However these in search of to cancel Norris have been duped. A spokesperson for the star confirmed in a public assertion that it was a “wannabe look-alike” within the photograph and Norris didn’t attend the Save America rally and had been in Texas together with his household.
“This isn’t Chuck Norris [but] a wannabe look-alike – though Chuck is far more good-looking,” the spokesperson mentioned. “Chuck stays on his vary in Texas, the place he has been together with his household.”
Different public figures who have been both a part of the storming of the US Capitol or in attendance on the pro-Trump Save America rally on the identical day have confronted main backlash. Singer Ariel Pink, as an illustration, was dropped by his file label after it was reported he was there. Pink admitted to being on the rally, however mentioned he was not a part of the mob that entered the Capitol.
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