Armie Hammer causes outrage with post about about 'civil warring' on election day
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Armie Hammer has sparked a backlash for joking about civil war on social media during the US election.

The Social Network and Call Me By Your Name star tweeted:

Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election has led to concerns about the possible outbreak of violence in the election's immediate aftermath.

The president told white supremacist group the Proud Boys to "stand by" during a presidential debate and has refused to condemn conspiracy theorists like supporters of 'QAnon'.

Tensions are running extremely high in the United States during a particularly polarised election cycle and the FBI are concerned about the possibility of far-right violence. "Civil war" is no laughing matter.

This was pointed out to Hammer, who was accused of failing to recognise his privilege.

This is not the first time Hammer has sparked backlash over a tweet.

In 2018, he criticised celebrities for posting photos of themselves with the late Stan Lee and later apologised.

Hammer has been contacted for comment about his latest controversial tweet. We'll let you know if he responds.

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