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Chris Evans Denounces NBC For Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones Interview

By in Huffington Post on June 12, 2017

By Cavan Sieczkowski

Megyn Kelly’s upcoming interview with Alex Jones has already received a slew of backlash. Now, actor Chris Evans is adding his voice to those critical of NBC for giving the far-right radio show host and conspiracy theorist a platform.

Captain America thinks the network should scrap the interview between Kelly and Jones, whose conspiracy theories range from claiming 9/11 was an “inside job” to calling the Sandy Hook massacre a hoax perpetrated by “actors.” He took to Twitter to call out NBC for what he perceives to be a ratings agenda:

1. The motive behind this man’s reckless insensitivity in calling Sandy Hook a hoax is no different than the motive behind @NBC choosing.. https://t.co/Ovjyae720j

— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) June 12, 2017

2. to air this interview. Human decency trampled by the quest for ratings.

— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) June 12, 2017

Evans, along with other celebrities and media figures, including Nelba Marquez-Greene ― a mother whose 6-year-old daughter was killed in the 2012 shooting ― spoke out against Kelly’s interview with Jones, set to air in full on Sunday, June 18.

Hey @megynkelly , let me know if you want to give his victims equal air time. Promoting this fool is bad news. Do not encourage his abuse. https://t.co/WTJjFuSSuG

— Nelba Márquez-Greene (@Nelba_MG) June 12, 2017

Every week. 5 years later. Still harrased by truthers. You do NOT give crazy a platform. You’re better than this @nbc https://t.co/aIPM73FZgr

— Nelba Márquez-Greene (@Nelba_MG) June 12, 2017

In @megynkelly ‘s America, cruelty gets u on national TV on […]    

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