Chris Evans is letting it all hang out — his gratitude, that is.
The “Avengers” star begrudgingly and somewhat vaguely acknowledged his NSFW mishap over the weekend while appearing on “The Tamron Hall Show” Tuesday morning, trying to redirect the conversation to the fans who came to his defense.
Asked about the viral incident, the “Knives Out” star, 39, joked: “Did something happen this weekend?”
“Look, it was an interesting weekend full of lessons learned, lots of teachable moments,” he said, opting for a safer, more diplomatic tone. “You know, things happen, it’s embarrassing, you gotta roll with the punches. I will say I have some pretty fantastic fans who really came to my support and that was really, really nice.”
On Saturday, the “Snowpiercer” star briefly took to his Instagram Story with a screen recording of a video of his family playing the game Heads Up! (no pun intended). The video ends and the recording showed what looked to be a photo gallery full of several pictures of the Marvel star, including one that read, “Guard. That. P---y,” and the one that got everyone talking: a black and white photo of a penis.
Evans quickly removed the content from the social media platform, but not before fans took screengrabs and shared it all over Twitter, making it a worldwide trending topic.
Though Evans has not confirmed whether the member in the image was indeed his, the internet has largely assumed as much.
Some fans rushed to rescue the superhero actor, urging people to instead flood social media with photos of him and his beloved dog Dodger, about whom he frequently posts.
His “Avengers” co-star Mark Ruffalo took to Twitter that day to offer his moral support: “Bro, while Trump is in office there is NOTHING you could possibly do to embarrass yourself. See… silver lining.”
Evans' younger brother Scott, also an actor, not so subtly chimed in the next day, “Was off social media for the day yesterday. So. What’d I miss?”
Finally, Captain America himself broke the silence.
“Now that I have your attention….” he tweeted, along with emojis of a man face palming and another shrugging, “VOTE Nov 3rd!!!”
Given that tweet has garnered over 1 million likes, it’s safe to say Cap would be proud.
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