F1 star Lewis Hamilton gets beaten up by fans for sharing anti-Vaxxer posts with his 18 million Instagram followers accusing billionaire Bill Gates of lying about coronavirus attempts
Lewis Hamilton was heavily criticized for showing an anti-Vaxxer video to his 18.3 million Instagram followers.
The six-time Formula 1 champion, 35, has shared content creator King Bach's video twice on his Instagram story.
In the video, which has since disappeared from Hamilton's story, tech billionaire Bill Gates is interviewed about the progress towards a vaccine against Covid-19.
The caption attached to the video shared by Hamilton, though not written by him, reads, "I remember when I told my first lie."
Lewis Hamilton (right) was heavily criticized after sharing an anti-Vaxxer video on his Instagram story (left) titled "I remember when I told my first lie".
Sportsmail has contacted Hamilton's representatives about re-sharing the video, which has since been deleted from its history.
Gates, the Microsoft founder, spends much of his time and energy at his global health foundation and supports the South Korean company SK Bioscience.
The video shows him downplaying concerns about the possible side effects of a coronavirus vaccine and rejecting the unsubstantiated suggestions he is pursuing to embed tracking chips in a vaccine.
Gates gave the company $ 3.6 million in May to accelerate the development of a vaccine to fight Covid-19.
In a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, as reported by Fortune, Gates said he was convinced that the company could produce up to 200 million vaccine kits by June 2021.
But there are still divergent voices about vaccinations, and Hamilton's decision to share the post, suggesting that Gates had lied in an interview on US television, has been convicted.
A Hamilton fan wrote on Twitter: “Oh @ LewisHamilton, please don't spread antivax nonsense. I've been a big fan of thick and thin for years, but the spread of antivax nonsense is outrageously irresponsible. & # 39;
Hamilton’s fans have slated his republication of the video, suggesting that Gates lied
Gates used his US television appearance to dismiss the unsubstantiated proposals that he want to embed tracking chips in a coronavirus vaccine
Others questioned his lack of questioning the material and wrote: “Disappointed that @LewisHamilton published Antivaxx nonsense in his IG stories without thought or challenge. Make Better. & # 39;
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