Stan Lee passed away this week, as I’m sure you probably already know. Many fans, celebrities, etc. came out and posted pictures of themselves with the late Marvel legend, as many people commonly do when a loved one passes away. That, however, wasn’t okay for Armie Hammer, who took to Twitter in a now deleted tweet to bash people remembering Lee that way.
“So touched by all of the celebrities posting pictures of themselves with Stan Lee… no better way to commemorate an absolute legend than putting up a picture of yourself.”
Well, Negan star Jeffrey Dean Morgan took issue with Hammer’s comments, saying:
“Looks like you found a way to use others ways of mourning and their memories to draw some attention to yourself. You sound like a real asshat.”
The tweets were captured in screenshots:
Hammer did tweet out how you should celebrate Stan Lee’s amazing life, because Hammer is apparently the only person who is qualified to do so:
It appears as though Hammer might have been talking about these tweets, which would make sense, as they’re not really tributes – but the actor didn’t specify:
Fans on Twitter let their thoughts known:
Remember – if you decide to honor Stan Lee this week, or any time in the future, consult with Armie Hammer on how to do a tribute the right way.
Update: The actor has since posted an apology, saying: