Chris Evans Brilliantly Claps Back At David Duke’s Anti-Semitic Tweet
Chris Evans has been taking white supremacist David Duke down, one eloquent tweet at a time.
The “Captain America” star first butted heads with Duke last week, after the Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions as attorney general.
Duke tweeted out his approval of the confirmation, saying: “Mr. Trump’s appointment of Bannon, Flynn and Sessions are the first steps in the project of taking America back.”
Mr. Trump’s appointment of Bannon, Flynn and Sessions are the first steps in the project of taking America back.https://t.co/Yn2gJ8LtUf
— David Duke (@DrDavidDuke) November 18, 2016
Evans took to Twitter to clap back in alarm. “If David Duke….DAVID!…DUKE!… thinks you’re right, then you are unequivocally wrong. The confirmation of @jeffsessions is beyond words,” he wrote.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) February 9, 2017
Duke proceeded to lash out at the actor, calling him “dumb” and accusing him of advocating for “Zionist wars” (Evans is not Jewish).
Typical dumb actor – if everything I say is wrong, then when I say I oppose these Zionists wars, you must be for them, Captain America!? https://t.co/fsxQHgzdWD
— David Duke (@DrDavidDuke) February 9, 2017
Duke then tweeted out a picture of Evans with a number of actresses, including ex-girlfriend actress Jenny Slate, who is Jewish, and Naomie Harris.
“Why does Chris Evans, who plays the Jewish inspired super hero, Captain America, hate the women of his people so much? #WhiteGenocide,” Duke wrote.
— David Duke (@DrDavidDuke) February 12, 2017
To which Chris Evans responded with a simple message filled with all the lovely goodness.
“I don’t hate them. That’s YOUR method. I love. Try it. It’s stronger than hate. It unites us. I promise it’s in you under the anger and fear,” he tweeted.
I don’t hate them. That’s YOUR method. I love. Try it. It’s stronger than hate. It unites us. I promise it’s in you under the anger and fear https://t.co/RGnH4rrblq
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) February 13, 2017
And people were loving it.
— Hector Navarro (@Hectorisfunny) February 14, 2017
— Sci-Fi Stands (@SciFiStands) February 13, 2017
@ChrisEvans Hero on screen and off screen. Stay true, Captain.
— Dan Hacker (@danhacker) February 13, 2017
Thanks for fighting the good fight, Captain America.