‘Avengers’ Star Evangeline Lily Apologizes For Coronavirus Comments

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Avengers: Endgame star Evangeline Lily has shared an apology regarding her coronavirus comments.

Last week, Avengers star Evangeline Lily stated on Instagram that her children were continuing to go to their gymnastics camp and had washed their hands, despite national recommendations to self-quarantine. The Avengers star was criticized for her refusal to follow guidelines and citing that she refused to sacrifice her freedom over the coronavirus.

As the coronavirus continues to spread and its death toll rises, Evangeline Lily has apologized for her insensitive comments. Taking to Instagram, the Avengers star shared a photo of her self-isolating, playing the board game Monopoly, confirming that she is doing her best to be responsible and flatten the curve.

In the caption, Evangeline Lily discussed the err of her ways, claiming that she believed the coronavirus concerns were hysteria fueled. Of course, the situation regarding the novel coronavirus continues to rapidly evolve, with the last week seeing notable changes and precautions in place all around North America.

You can check out Evangeline Lily’s apology on Instagram below.


Evangeline Lily came under fire for her insensitive comments, notably from Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner who called the Avengers star out on her comments regarding not sacrificing her freedom. Thankfully, Evangeline Lily has changed her tune and is trying her best to be responsible in an increasingly tumultuous time.

What are your thoughts on the Avenger star’s apology? Comment below and let us know!

Here is the official synopsis for Avengers: Endgame:

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.

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