Actor Wesley Snipes has denied indulging in ‘bizarre’ on-set behaviour while filming Blade: Trinity. Actor and comedian Patton Oswalt recently alleged that Snipes tried to strange director David S Goyer on the sets of the film, and would communicate with co-stars through post-it notes.

“Wesley [Snipes] was just f**king crazy in a hilarious way. He wouldn’t come out of his trailer, and he would smoke weed all day… And he tried to strangle the director, David Goyer,” Oswalt had said in a recent AV Club interview.

Snipes, in an interview to the Guardian, rejected the claims. He said, “This is part of the challenges that we as African-Americans face here in America – these microaggressions. The presumption that one white guy can make a statement and that statement stands as true! Why would people believe his version is true? Because they are predisposed to believing the Black guy is always the problem.”

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The actor added, “And all it takes is one person, Mr. Oswalt, who I really don’t know. I can barely remember him on the set, but it’s fascinating that his statement alone was enough to make people go: ‘Yeah, you know Snipes has got a problem.’”

Snipes appeared in three films based on the Marvel character, before the Marvel Cinematic Universe was officially launched. The character will be rebooted for the MCU with Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali in the lead role. After being out of the limelight for a few years, in which Snipes had his fair share of troubles with the law, he made a comeback of sorts with Dolemite is My Name last year, and will also be seen in Coming 2 America.

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