After posting a viral photo that allegedly showed Chuck Norris at a rally last week of supporters of President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, his camp released a statement Tuesday saying he was not, in fact, a martial arts actor.
Eric Critzer, a spokesman for the Walker Texas Ranger actor, insisted that his client was thousands of miles from the US Capitol building last week.
“This is not Chuck Norris and he is equally wishful thinking, although Chuck is more handsome,” Critzer said in a statement to NBC News. “Chuck is still in his range in Texas as he was with his family.”
A picture posted on Twitter on Monday appears to show a Trump supporter taking a selfie with Norris during a rally on Wednesday to protest the presidential election results.
After the assembly, prof Violent pro-Trump gangs He stormed the US Capitol and tried to prevent lawmakers from formally accepting President-elect Joe Biden wins. at least Five people died The result of the riot.
Norris, 80, is best known for his nine-season run on CBS’s “Walker, Texas Ranger” but has appeared in dozens of films, including Bruce Lee’s 1972 film, “Dragon Road.”
Recently was on a big budget 2012 action movie “The Expendables 2” With Sylvester Stallone, Jet Lee and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Norris is among the most well-known conservatives in entertainment and has supported him twice previously Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee During the presidential bidding in 2008 and 2016.
And in 2012, President Barack Obama accused the bid To create a “pro-gay” scout.
Caitlin Fishtel Contributed.