Chuck Norris has been compelled to disclaim being part of last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol, after pictures 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 a room for violence of any variety in our society. I’m and all the time shall 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 exceptional likeness to the veteran motion star.
I not too long ago realized there was a Chuck Norris lookalike on the DC Capitol riots. It wasn’t me and I wasn’t there. There isn’t a room for violence of any variety in our society. I’m and all the time shall 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 rebellion?”
After scoring hundreds of retweets, Norris’ supervisor issued a press release 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 informed the Associated Press.
I’ve little question Chuck Norris is MAGA however this man is not him. Excellent 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 along with his household.”
5 folks 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 Social gathering supporter and beforehand backed presidential bids from former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee in 2008 and 2016.
Norris is probably 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.