Chuck Norris has been pressured to disclaim being part of last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol, after photos circulated on-line exhibiting a person with with an uncanny resemblance to the martial arts legend.
Norris tweeted: “It wasn’t me and I wasn’t there. There isn’t any room for violence of any sort in our society. I’m and all the time can be for Legislation and Order.”
The confusion was sparked earlier this week when a photograph uploaded to Twitter confirmed a Donald Trump supporter taking a selfie with a person bearing a outstanding likeness to the veteran motion star.
I lately discovered there was a Chuck Norris lookalike on the DC Capitol riots. It wasn’t me and I wasn’t there. There isn’t any room for violence of any sort in our society. I’m and all the time can be for Legislation and Order.
Your pal, Chuck Norris pic.twitter.com/LruKwViWRL
— Chuck Norris (@chucknorris) January 12, 2021
The snap was shared with the remark: “Wait, so are we not going to say the truth that Chuck Norris was on the MAGA revolt?”
After scoring hundreds of retweets, Norris’ supervisor issued an announcement to substantiate that Norris was hundreds of miles away when the ugly scenes erupted on the Capitol on January 6.
“This isn’t Chuck Norris and is a wannabe lookalike though Chuck is far more good-looking,” he advised the Associated Press.
I’ve little question Chuck Norris is MAGA however this man is not him. Superb lookalike however too younger. pic.twitter.com/kD8bXNRzlW
— Danielle Huss (@daniellehuss) January 12, 2021
“Chuck stays on his ranch in Texas, the place he has been together with his household.”
5 individuals died within the riot, which has been condemned throughout the US and the world. President-elect Joe Biden described the rioters as “domestic terrorists” in a speech given the next day.
Whereas not current on the Capitol, Norris is understood for being a prolific Republican Celebration supporter and beforehand backed presidential bids from former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee in 2008 and 2016.
Norris is maybe finest identified for portraying the no-nonsense lawman Cordell Walker in Walker, Texas Ranger, which ran on CBS from 1993 to 2001.
His most up-to-date big-screen position got here in 2012’s The Expendables 2, alongside the likes of Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jean-Claude Van Damme.