Chuck Norris's manager denies star was at Capitol riot
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A representative for Chuck Norris denied Tuesday that the actor was among a pro-Trump mob that forced the Capitol into lockdown last week after a photo of an attendee whom people said resembled Norris went viral.

“This is not Chuck Norris and is a wannabe lookalike although Chuck is much more handsome,” Erik Kritzer, manager for the “Walker, Texas Ranger” actor, told The New York Post.

“Chuck remains on his range in Texas where he has been with his family,” Kritzer added.


The star later tweeted a similar message.

The statement comes after a photo recently made the rounds on Twitter showing a look-alike for the 80-year-old taking part in last Wednesday’s events alongside another man in a “Trump 2020” cap.


Norris is widely known for his role as Cordell "Cord" Walker in "Texas Ranger," which ran from 1993–2001, as well as for starring in action films.

The martial artist's name has also appeared in headlines in recent years for backing Republicans including President TrumpDonald TrumpSenators introduce bipartisan infrastructure bill in rare Sunday session Gosar's siblings pen op-ed urging for his resignation: 'You are immune to shame' Sunday shows - Delta variant, infrastructure dominate MORE, Newt Gingrich and Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas).

-Updated Jan. 13