“He’s an arrogant little s**thead”: Captain America 4 Star Expressed His Love for Tom Holland in Their Iconic Diss Fashion

Captain America 4 Star Expressed His Love for Tom Holland in Their Iconic Diss Fashion
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Marvel fans have always enjoyed those heartwarming moments between the stars during the several interviews and press conferences that the MCU casts have given. The Marvel actors have provided us with hours of hilarious moments to revisit on YouTube. Whether it be Tom Holland and Anthony Mackie’s hilarious relationship or the legendary duo of Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan.

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One of the most popular viral ‘faux feuds’ is unquestionably the one between Mackie and Holland, which has persisted ever since they co-starred in Captain America: Civil War. And since then, their trolling has been at odds for many years. 

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Tom Holland

Even though their jokes about each other may seem harsh, both actors have reassured fans that they are close friends in real life. And perhaps because of this, they can make fun of each other so often.  

Also Read: Tom Holland Would Need Zillion Years to Compete With Tom Cruise, Finds His MCU Work Challenging: “I’ve been getting less flexible”

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Anthony Mackie’s Love for Tom Holland in Iconic Diss Style

Relationships between friends and rivals have always been a hot topic in the world of stardom. Fans frequently wonder what goes on behind the scenes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) because of the on-screen chemistry between the actors. 

For example, Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie, who played Bucky and Falcon, respectively, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, are good friends in real life. Teaming up against Tom Holland, who played Spider-Man, is a common experience that binds the two co-stars together. It is a friendly dispute that began back in 2016 and has since taken on various shapes.

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Anthony Mackie’s Love for Tom Holland in Iconic Diss Style

Despite their playful arguments and ironic remarks, Mackie and Holland have made it clear that they are actually good friends. The Wolf Hall actor once insisted during an interview:

“No, Mackie and I are really good friends. I would argue that Mackie and I are maybe the, like he’s maybe who I’m closest to in the Avengers when everyone is on set.”

Meanwhile, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier star also said something similar several times, including in a Wired interview when asked:

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“Does Anthony Mackie like Tom Holland?”

Mackie was quick to reply:

“You know what? I actually do. Tom Holland is my friend. That’s why I make fun of him. I love the kid. He’s a great, great kid. He’s the best Spider-Man we’ve had — but he’s an arrogant little  s**thead.”

Also Read: “I needed to tell someone”: Zendaya Was Pissed With Boyfriend Tom Holland After He Ruined Avengers: Endgame For Her 

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Does This Ironic Love Come From Both Sides?

Even though Anthony Mackie has been the target of many of Tom Holland’s jokes over the years, the latter also has taken a dig at his Captain America: Civil War co-star.

Mackie claimed in an interview at Comic-Con in 2018 that he had never seen Holland’s film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, to which Holland slyly retorted:

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“I haven’t seen the Falcon one — oh no wait, there isn’t one! I’m sorry.” 

Anthony Mackie as The Falcon
Anthony Mackie as The Falcon

The clever retort captivated the audience, and even the 8 Mile star, who was laughing, was astounded by Holland’s astute reasoning as he said:

“Well-played.”

Well, Anthony Mackie’s much-awaited upcoming film, Captain America: Brave New World is scheduled to release on July 26, 2024. Meanwhile, Holland is also expanding his list of shows with The Crowded Room, an Apple TV+ program.

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Tom Holland in The Crowded Room
Tom Holland in The Crowded Room

The 1981 novel, The Minds of Billy Milligan by Daniel Keyes served as the inspiration for the 10-episode psychological thriller series.

For the unversed, Keyes’ novel is a collection of true accounts from people who have battled mental illness and figured out how to live with it. Created by Akiva Goldsman, the series is available to stream on Apple TV+.

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Also Read: Zendaya Rescued Her Boyfriend Tom Holland When He Was Panicking After Making a Major Blunder in Spider-Man Movie Promotion

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