Within the anti-superhero present, Homelander is seen committing homicide, spreading xenophobic hate and making like to a Nazi.
Final week, Trump supporters held the #MillionMAGAMarch in Washington, DC following the President’s defeat to Democrat nominee Joe Biden in the 2020 US Presidential election.
As shared by author Laura Jedeed on Twitter, one Trump supporter dressed up as Homelander whereas sporting a Trump masks, depicting the President because the present’s villain.
The tweet was then quoted by The Boys showrunner Eric Kripke, who was confused at why they’d determined to match the President to the present’s clear villain. “Um … are they really watching the present?” he wrote.
— Eric Kripke (@therealKripke) November 15, 2020
Elsewhere on the #MillionMAGAMarch, K-pop fans started flooding the march’s Twitter hashtag with photos of pancakes in an try to distract from the protests.
Actor Shea Depmore began the thought for the hijack, saying: “We’re not going to go and counter-protest in particular person. We’re gonna take over their hashtag as an alternative.”
She then requested followers to “fill the hashtag MillionMAGAMarch right here on Twitter, wherever that has hashtags with pancakey goodness.” She additionally recommended followers use the #MAPA2020 hashtag (‘Make America Pancakes Once more’).
“For all these denial ridden, racist, homophobes on the market. Right here’s some rainbow pancakes,” one person wrote on Twitter.
The Boys returned to Amazon Prime Video for a second season again in September. Reviewing the new season, NME wrote: “For essentially the most half, season two is as Jack Quaid described it to NME again in January: “massive, bombastic and insane.” It’s troublesome to inform if it’s “higher than season one,” as Quaid additionally claimed, as a result of this new batch mainly presents extra of the identical.
“You’ve bought your steamy intercourse scenes, loads of gooey gore, and extra effing and jeffing than Malcolm Tucker at a disaster assembly. The Boys could be the most grownup superhero present on TV – however with its hotly-awaited return, it proves it’s essentially the most enjoyable too.”