The trade stunned some Legacies followers, who hadn’t realized that the present’s star seemed to be a Trump supporter, however for different followers, it simply added to an already lengthy record of grievances they’ve with him. In April, #matthewdavisisoverparty trended as a consequence of some actions on Twitter that many deemed racist and xenophobic.
He used two totally different headers on Twitter, one which learn “BOYCOTT CHINA!” alongside a cartoon drawing of COVID-19 particles, seeming to play into Trump’s feedback on COVID-19 being the “China virus” and his try and blame China for the virus’s destruction. The opposite picture confirmed the Grim Reaper with a Chinese language flag on him, as he knocked on a door which learn “World.”
When followers took situation with the photographs, he tweeted in response about holding “China accountable for the worst pandemic in over 100 years.”
Shortly afterwards, his Legacies costar Kaylee Bryant tweeted, “Hello! My Mother is white and my Dad is Asian. My mother (we now assume) obtained COVID 19 earlier this yr (fortunately she absolutely recovered) and my Dad is/has been fully wholesome. Not like some people, this virus shouldn’t be racist. Please, be sort, and don’t assume it is a ‘Chinese language Virus.'”
She adopted it up with one other tweet saying, “I’ve to ask the individuals who do name it the ‘Chinese language Virus’ do you additionally confer with the bubonic plague because the ‘Chinese language Micro organism’? This language provokes xenophobia.”