On social media, photos of a man similar to Chuck Norris who attended the storming of the Capitol went viral. The actor took advantage of his Twitter to declare it wasn’t him.
An image of Norris ‘ doppelganger involved in the January 6 Capitol riots has been circulated on social media. In response, the actor’s manager Eric Kritzer was forced to make a statement. “This is not Chuck Norris, but a similar person, although Chuck is more handsome. – quoted by The Post. ” Chuck is at his ranch in Texas where he was with his family.”
Facial Recognition puts it at 85%, which is a computers way of saying, yeah it kind of looks like him, but not really…
(Personally, I'm 85% sure its not him) pic.twitter.com/6wU9tvkwXz
— Scott P. (@sc0tt_p) January 12, 2021
Norris later personally commented on rumors that he was present at the assault. “I recently learned that during the riots in the Washington Capitol there was a Chuck Norris lookalike. It was not me, I was not there. There is no place for violence of any kind in our society. I have been and always will be for Law and Order. Your friend, Chuck Norris, ” he wrote on Twitter.
I recently learned there was a Chuck Norris lookalike at the DC Capitol riots. It wasn’t me and I wasn’t there. There is no room for violence of any kind in our society. I am and always will be for Law and Order.
Your friend, Chuck Norris pic.twitter.com/LruKwViWRL
— Chuck Norris (@chucknorris) January 12, 2021