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Mark Duplass Deletes Tweet Endorsing Ben Shapiro After Receiving Leftist Blowback (UPDATE)

Actor Mark Duplass is facing backlash for a tweet complimenting conservative commentator Ben Shapiro.

Duplass, who has appeared in shows like The LeagueThe Mindy Project, Togetherness, and Goliath as well as numerous indie films, took to Twitter on Wednesday and extended an olive branch to the Daily Wire editor-in-chief.

“Fellow liberals: If you are interested at all in “crossing the aisle” you should consider following @benshapiro,” Duplass urged his over 400,000 followers. “I don’t agree with him on much be he’s a genuine person who once helped me for no other reason than to be nice. He doesn’t bend the truth. His intentions are good.”

Well, that set off Leftist Twitter.

Duplass has since deleted the tweet.

Ben Shapiro took to Twitter to blast Duplass’s critics.

 

UPDATE Thursday 1:35 p.m. ET — Duplass has posted the following statement to Twitter:

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