Armie Hammer called out for tone-deaf criticism of celebrities' Stan Lee tributes


As the tributes poured in, however, Hammer took issue with how celebrities were remembering the late legend. While many saw this as a heartfelt way to say good-bye, Armie thought these efforts were self-aggrandizing. Before Jeffrey Dean Morgan felt a need to introduce the Call Me By Your Name star to Lucille, both tweets have been deleted.

Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr said: "I owe it all to you".

They did however manage to get a photo of the correct Lee, so that's something.

Josh Brolin, who played Thanos in this year's Avengers: Infinity War, explained the extent to which Lee's work had influenced him.

The co-creator of beloved characters like Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Hulk, Thor, and the X-Men, Lee crafted worlds with unlimited imagination for decades.

"If your answer [to someone dying] is "post a selfie" then I think we need a cultural revamp across the board", Armie added. "I said, 'Daddy please, no clatter, no steel, no any of that'".

In a statement, Bob Iger, CEO of Marvel Entertainment's parent company The Walt Disney Company, said that as a "super hero in his own right to Marvel fans around the world, Stan had the power to inspire, to entertain, and to connect".

The Walking Dead's Jeffrey Dean Morgan was among the many people who criticised the actor's sarcastic words. It wasn't until the early 1960s that he would go on to change the face of comic books as we know them, introducing grounded superheroes with real, human flaws, starting with Spider-Man in 1962, debuting in the pages of Amazing Fantasy #15.