(CBS News) — Evangeline Lilly, who portrays Hope Van Dyne and The Wasp in Marvel’s “Ant Man” films, said Thursday that she attended a rally in Washington, D.C., over the weekend againstvaccine mandates. The Defeat the Mandates rally was the same one where Robert F. Kennedy Jr. compared vaccine policies to the Holocaust.
Lilly posted photos from the rally to her Instagram on Thursday. “I was in DC this weekend to support bodily sovereignty while Canadian truckers were rallying for their cross-country, peaceful convoy in support of the same thing,” Lilly wrote. “I believe nobody should ever be forced to inject their body with anything against their will…under any threat whatsoever.”
“This is not the way. This is not safe. This is not healthy. This is not love,” she said. “I understand the world is in fear, but I don’t believe that answering fear with force will fix our problems. I was pro choice before COVID and I am still pro choice today.”