‘Doctor Strange’ In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Sochitl Gomez’s character America Chavez represents the LGBTQ community. After this revelation, the film was banned in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. 16 year old actress is facing hate comment on internet. Marvel did not bow down to the ban, while many social media users are targeting Sochil.
Many bad comments were posted on platforms like Twitter targeting Sochil. In an exclusive conversation with News18, Sochil Gomez answered many questions. When asked how she is dealing with the hatred her character is getting, she said, ‘Online hate is one of those things that I never really pay attention to. People have their own opinion and I cannot change their opinion. I can remain who I am.
Sochil wants to remain positive in the midst of hatred
Sochil further says, ‘I will remain strong. Just keep moving forward, because it is very important for young teenagers to remain a positive person. During the conversation with Sochil, he was asked about the stand of Disney. He said, ‘It is a big deal that America is in this film. I’m glad Marvel stuck to it and kept the scene. It is very crazy that I have played the role of America. My name can be hated. No problem.’
Sochil Gomez is the youngest actress to join ‘Marvel’
Benedict Wong, who played Wong in ‘Doctor Strange 2’, defended Sochil and said, ‘It’s not right. We all have to collectively understand globally that she auditioned at the age of 13 and she joined us at the age of 14. She is the youngest actress to join Marvel.
‘Doctor Strange 2’ to release in multiple languages on May 6
He further says, ‘She is just a young girl who is playing her role and for that she should be praised. Shame on all those cowardly trolls who really hide their faces. They should be ashamed of what they are doing. Come, enjoy what we are doing, what we are representing. Let us tell you that ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ was released in theaters on 6 May 2022 in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam languages.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 07, 2022, 17:06 IST