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Chris Evans Gets a Peek at Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw’s ‘Captain America’-Themed Glass Eye

Move over Nick Fury

Texas Congressman Dan Crenshaw has a nifty piece of eye-ware that would make Nick Fury jealous — a “Captain America”-themed glass eye.

During a visit to Washington, D.C. by “Captain America” star Chris Evans on Friday, Crenshaw showed off his “Captain America” tribute. And Evans was certainly impressed.

“When Captain America sees your Captain America glass eye. #merica,” the congressman tweeted. To which Evans replied: “A VERY cool use of vibranium.”

Vibranium, of course, is the fictional metal substance from Wakanda that Captain America’s shield is made of. Evans is set to return as Captain America for what many expect to be the final time in next month’s “Avengers: Endgame,” which will finish the story from last year’s “Avengers: Infinity War.”

Crenshaw, a former U.S. Navy SEAL who lost his right eye in Afghanistan, gained notoriety last fall when “Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson mocked his appearance on the late night series’ Nov. 3 episode. The episode came three days before Crenshaw was elected as the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 2nd congressional district. Davidson’s comments resulted in immediate backlash. He appeared the following week to apologize, with Crenshaw joining him to provide some hilarious insults of his own.


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