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Mark Wright slammed for retweeting Trump's anti-terror messages

Mark appeared to support the views of Donald Trump by sharing them.

Mark Wright has shocked fans by retweeting messages posted by U.S. President Donald Trump following the recent terrorist attack in London.

The former The Only Way is Essex star's official social media account shared various posts from other users on Sunday evening (04Jun17), including a few uploaded by Trump. The American leader was calling out The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, after he insisted there's no reason people should be "alarmed" following the incident in London Bridge on Saturday night (03Jun17) which saw three men in a van mow down pedestrians before stabbing victims in nearby foodie destination Borough Market.

Mark retweeted one post uploaded by Trump reading, "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people. If we don't get smart it will only get worse," complete with a praising hands emoji. He also shared the president's message, "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!"

Eagle-eyed viewers of the TV personality spotted his supposed support for Trump's comments, which have already been called out by the likes of author J. K. Rowling and Star Trek actor George Takei, and were quick to share their disappointment in Mark before the tweets were mysteriously deleted.

"Why the hell would you ever retweet Donald trump #embarrassing #disgusting," one user questioned, while another stated, "Wow. You air-head. Stop embarrassing yourself.”

The posts came amid the One Love Manchester concert, paying tribute to both the victims of the attack following Ariana Grande's gig in the northern city last month (May17) as well as those killed in London.

"To be honest I didn't expect them from someone like Mark Wright, and didn't think it was appropriate straight after a concert about coming together," an anonymous Twitter user fumed to Mirror Celeb.

Mark, if he was responsible for the retweets, did receive some support though as one person pointed out, "Why slam @MarkWright_ for supporting #DonaldTrump post about #LondonAttacks? turns out you can have an opinion as long as it's left".

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