With his movie arriving next month in theatres, Zachary Levi has created a buzz around his name, not through his movie but for his debatable opinions. Recently, The Shazam actor has become a hot topic on the internet, which has brought light to his controversial opinions.
Recently, The Shazam actor has been blasted by Twitter and has garnered heat through his opinion about Jordan Peterson. Fans have called out the actor for supporting Jordan Peterson, who has made some anti-transgender remarks against the trans actor Elliot Page.
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Zachary Levi praises Jordan Peterson despite his transphobic comments
Recently, the Shazam actor Zachary Levi has fallen into a pit of controversy. But after garnering heat over himself on the internet, the actor is being bashed by the internet. with many bringing up the spotlight on Zachary Levi’s podcast with Joe Rogan, where the actor shares his viewpoint on the controversial Jordan Peterson.
In a podcast with Joe Rogan, the shazam star Zachary Levi openly acknowledged the cultural commentator. The actor also shared his support for the controversial figure for his thinking, despite Peterson’s transphobic comments against Elliot Page. The Shazam actor said,
“one of the deepest thinkers I’ve ever heard break down, like, human behavior… I think the guy has a lot of integrity.”
In the podcast, when Joe Rogan brought up Jordan Peterson’s transphobia, the UFC commentator misgendered Elliot Page, but Levi didn’t correct him, which has left fans enraged. And fans have started to call out the actor for his controversies.
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Internet blasts Zachary Levi for supporting Jordan Peterson
Not long after Zachary Levi’s shared his debatable opinions, the actor has been garnering huge backlash from fans. And his recent heat on the internet brought people’s attention to his controversial take on Jordan Peterson on the Joe Rogan podcast.
Fans have also called out the Shazam actor for not correcting Joe Rogan on the podcast when the UFC commentator deadnames Page while talking about Peterson’s transphobia. And even though Levi’s take on transgender rights is unclear, fans are enraged that the actor has no problem aligning himself with transphobic people.
Praising Jordan Peterson?!! You’ve got to be effed in the head to say that you trust him and his intellect- he’s a raging transphobe!
— Keisha Lewis (@shortfry16) January 31, 2023
I'm more offended that Zachary Levi unironically still listens to Jordan Peterson in 2023
— Liam (@1_Eyed_Bart) January 29, 2023
Zachary Levi supporting Jordan Peterson and Trump is not what I had on my bingo card today. https://t.co/2FpJaj9Yvf
— Frederick Joseph (@FredTJoseph) January 29, 2023
Joe corrected himself though. And then he went on to say he doesn't get why ppl are so bothered by the trans community. But I did notice that Zach didn't say anything to that.
— MoniqueM (@MMark1985) January 29, 2023
Damn Zachary Levi also likes Jordan Peterson what an absolutely awful dude.
— Michael Meerovich (@miketothemee) January 30, 2023
— Josh Crews (@JoshCrewsReally) January 29, 2023
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Fans have been bashing Levi for his string of other controversial takes. And with controversies at an all-time high for Levi, even DC studios will be concerned about their upcoming movie Shazam! Fury of the Gods, which comprises Levi at its forefront and will be the first movie of their 2023 slate.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods will hit theatres on 17 March 2023.