Black Panther: Wakanda Forever star Letitia Wright has refuted the report that she has been spreading anti-vax rhetoric while on set.
Variety reports that in an Instagram post, Wright has asserted that the report pushed by The Hollywood Reporter Oct. 6 is “completely untrue.” The Hollywood Reporter quoted a source who is allegedly from the film’s set in their article.
“It saddens me to have to address the reports published by The Hollywood Reporter on October 6th 2021,” wrote Wright. The report spoke about my conduct on the set of Black Panther 2. I honestly assert that this was completely untrue. Anyone who knows me or has worked with me, knows that I work incredibly hard at my craft & my main focus is always to do work that is impactful and inspiring. That has been & will continue to be my only focus.”
She also wrote that she will “continue to focus” on healing, presumably from her on-set accident which occurred Aug. 25. According to a spokesperson at the time, “Letitia Wright sustained minor injuries…while filming a stunt for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” during an overnight shoot in Boston. She was taken to a hospital for treatment and was released.
“Thank you for your prayers. And I continue to pray for Gods love, peace & joy for you all,” she continued.
Wright previously courted controversy Dec. 2020 by posting a video and tweets criticizing the COVID vaccination. She has since changed her U.S. representation after the incident.