No, that wasn't Chuck Norris at Capitol riot, says rep

Gina Vivinetto

Chuck Norris' camp is denying rumors that the Hollywood star attended the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last week.

On Monday, a Twitter user shared a photo showing a President Trump supporter posing in a selfie with someone resembling the former "Walker, Texas Ranger" star.

But a spokesperson for Norris, 80, said the man in the photo was merely a "wannabe."

"This is not Chuck Norris and is a wanna be look alike," the spokesperson told TODAY via email, adding, "Chuck is much more handsome."

Norris "remains on his ranch in Texas where he has been with his family," said the spokesperson.

Chuck Norris (Gilbert Carrasquillo / Getty Images)
Chuck Norris (Gilbert Carrasquillo / Getty Images)

At least five people died as a result of last Wednesday's riot, in which a violent pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol during Congress' official count of Electoral College votes for the presidential election. More than 90 arrests of people allegedly connected to the events in the capital had been made as of Sunday, according to NBC News.

Norris announced his support for President Trump in 2016.