Since last year’s US election, he has often shared his thoughts and open dislike of Donald Trump and the alt-right, and spoken out against the president’s policies.
Recently, Evans ended up in an ongoing Twitter argument with David Duke, a US white supremacist and former Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. Evans commented on Duke’s support of the confirmation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Since then, Duke has directed a series of tweets at Evans, accusing him of being a “dumb actor” and supporting “Jewish extremists.”
On Sunday, Duke tweeted several photos of Evans with female celebrities, suggesting that it showed that Evans hates white women.
Why does Chris Evans, who plays the Jewish inspired super hero, Captain America, hate the women of his people so mu… https://t.co/jGB2KulE00
Captain America was created by two Jewish writers, Jack Kirby and Joe Simon.
Evans had the perfect response.
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… https://t.co/pLWilOKxtx
Captain America is fighting with the Red Skull on Twitter right now. This is too real.
Many drew parallels between Evans and his fictional character, Captain America.
While others thought it was the most 2017 thing that could happen.
2017 can best be summed up by the fact Captain America now feels compelled to fight nazis in real life. https://t.co/lhSgJSYBod
captain america fighting with a white supremacist on twitter is peak america https://t.co/fTcquw8QBE
I feel silly that I ever told my kids Captain America was fictional. https://t.co/N8Y7lfavRr