Much of that reaction was fueled by the fact that Chris Evans strongly suggested that he was done playing Steve Rogers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Something he and Avengers director John Russo have since walked back a bit.
That hasn’t stopped Cena from continuing to feed the trolls as during his appearance on Ellen this week, DeGeneres “just happened” to bring up the rumor that he might be playing the next Captain America.
“Really? For real?” Cena pretended, pumping his fist when Elle asked him about the rumor. Finally, it’s happened.”
Then he actually had the nerve to ask Ellen, “Who started this rumor?”
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“If it’s out there, if the Captain America people are listening, and you’re out there watching right now, I’ll totally do it,” Cena said to the camera. “I totally will,” he said. “I think I’d be a good Captain America. And I’ve already ruined everybody’s childhood, so it can’t get any worse.”
Well, at least we still have Aven… I’m sorry… I just can’t get past his hair.
And apparently, neither can Ellen.
As for those Captain America “rumors”…
But how do you really feel about Cena playing Captain America?