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Chris Evans Acts The Part Of Captain America, Gets Political On Twitter

“​This is beyond partisan politics”

Not one to stand on the sidelines, preserving his mass appeal, Chris Evans, best known as Marvel’s Captain America, is using Twitter to decry President Trump’s policy of “extreme vetting” of immigrants from predominately Muslim countries.

Knowing very well he’ll be faced with the inevitable “Boycott Captain America!” and “Stick to movies!’ responses that any vocal celebrity faces, he nonetheless tweeted a measured and thoughtful response to Trump’s executive order, signed Friday.


This isn’t his first foray into political waters on social media. The actor best-known for playing the most patriotic hero...ever...used his profile to speak out on gun control during the congressional sit-in last summer:

Whether or not taking a stance on the immigration policy changes the United States faces will hurt is career remains to be seen, but it certainly lends support to those fighting against the xenophobic policies forced upon many legal U.S. residents and citizens.

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John Perez was acquitted on Friday, February 21, for charges stemming from an altercation with Allentown, Pennsylvania police that was caught on video.

Footage from September 2018 shows an officer pushing Perez to the ground. After Perez got to his feet, multiple officers kicked and punched him in an attempt to get him back on the ground.

Perez claims he was responding to insults hurled at him by the officers. The police say that Perez was picking a fight. The altercation left Perez with a broken nose, scrapes, swelling, and bruises from his hips to his shoulder.

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Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of rape in the third degree and criminal sexual acts in the first degree in New York City.

The jury was unanimous in its convictions as well as two not-guilty verdicts on predatory sexual assault charges involving actress Annabella Sciorra.

The Miramax co-founder may spend the rest of his natural life behind bars.

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Most of the animation you see these days is done by computers. It seems that we see fewer and fewer films made with stop-motion animation, a time-consuming art where objects are manipulated and photographed 24 times per second to create the illusion of motion.

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