The message sent on Twitter didn’t mention President Donald Trump by name.
But it was posted hours before the president’s highly publicized ― and much criticized ― Fourth of July event at the Lincoln Memorial, and Evans warned of how future generations will look back on this period of history:
Evans has been a frequent Trump critic, often using his Twitter feed to take the president to task on issues ranging from climate change to Russia ― and has done it even after being warned by his advisers to lay off the politics.
“Look, I’m in a business where you’ve got to sell tickets,” he told Esquire in 2017. “But, my God, I would not be able to look at myself in the mirror if I felt strongly about something and didn’t speak up.”
And if that means some people won’t see his movies as a result?
“I’m OK with that,” he said.