NEW YORK (CBSDFW) – Chuck Norris’ manager says the “Walker, Texas Ranger” star was not present at last week’s deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol.
A photo of a man resembling Norris apparently with a member of the mob went viral. “This is not Chuck Norris,” Norris manager Erik Kritzer told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
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Saw this on my Facebook today. Chuck Norris was in DC proudly supporting Maga and Trump pic.twitter.com/KN40VrR7FJ
— scout (@scoutejwampler) January 6, 2021
“Chuck remains on his range in Texas where he has been with his family,” Kritzer said. He acknowledged that the man photographed looked somewhat like Norris but “Chuck is much more handsome.”READ MORE: Authorities Have Identified The Suspect Who Attacked Author Salman Rushdie
“Walker, Texas Ranger,” in which Norris played karate-kicking lawman Cordell Walker, ran on CBS from 1993 to 2001. In 2016, he announced his support for President Donald Trump.MORE NEWS: Anne Heche's Son Mourns His Mother
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