Dean Cain defends 'Egg Boy' tweet after backlash: 'You perpetuate violence,' you 'will reap the repercussions'

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Dean Cain during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 in 2017. (Photo: Getty Images)
Dean Cain during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 in 2017. (Photo: Getty Images)

Dean Cain isn’t backing down from his tweet about “Egg Boy.” The Lois & Clark star faced backlash Sunday night after exclaiming he “would have knocked that kid cold.”

“That kid” is the 17-year-old boy who went viral after cracking an egg on Fraser Anning’s head, the far-right Australian senator who made anti-immigration remarks following the New Zealand mosque attacks last week.

Someone replied that the teen was “protesting against a horrible racist man who blame the death of those 50 people on them and their religion.” The Supergirl actor had a puzzling comeback, tweeting, “You break, you buy.”

The woman replied that his comment made “no sense.” Cain elaborated, writing, “You perpetuate violence upon someone, you will reap the repercussions.”

Many were disappointed in his reaction, which did not faze Cain. The 52-year-old actor replied to many of his detractors.

However, he tried to make clear he was not supporting Anning by his Egg Boy tweet.

Cain, a vocal supporter of President Trump, has been known to rile people up on Twitter — much like Tom Arnold. In October, Cain got into a heated in-person exchange with the liberal actor and activist after feuding on the social media site. Considering Egg Boy is on the other side of the world, a face-to-face showdown between him and Superman seems less likely.

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