So who runs @RCArmitage?

This was four years ago today. I wonder if he would do this differently now than he did back then.

Me + Richard Armitage

Today Richard Armitage tweeted twice about the Orlando massacre. First, he tweeted critically about guns.

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Then, he deleted the first tweet and expressed himself against hatred and prejudice.

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I could say a lot of things about this. As you probably know, I tend to agree on a general level with both sentiments (although of course, reality is more complex). And I don’t know why the first post was deleted — did Armitage change his mind after reading the news? Did he regret the flak he attracted from non-fan tweeps by using the #Orlando hashtag? Did someone else realize that a 100 percent anti-gun position is potentially politically unwise in the United States for anyone seeking a wide audience (even though I am guessing it is the position of many other celebrities as well)? I don’t know.

If there’s a publicity person running this account (or more than one) they need…

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~ by Servetus on June 12, 2020.

4 Responses to “So who runs @RCArmitage?”

  1. I really can’t believe it’s been four years now since that horrible time. Unfortunately, nothing has changed.


  2. I think he would word it differently while still speaking out against the use of guns if his black lives matter is anything to go by.
    I think he’s more confident in what he chooses to speak out about.


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