Social media users online have joined a petition that demands to cast Selena Gomez as a spider woman in any potential movie. Who are these people who have filed this petition and what are their demands? Let’s explore here.
Every now and then, social media users file petitions to let the world hear their opinion. Sometimes these petitions aim to highlight social issues while other times they help victims get justice.
This time the latest petition that is going viral on Twitter is filed by fans of Selena Gomez and they are demanding to have their favorite star starring as spider woman in the next potential movie. Thousands of people have signed the petition thus it is going viral on social media platforms.
Here is everything you need to know about this trendy petition from Twitter.
Who Actually Is The Spider Woman?
The spider woman had made her debut in the year 1978. Jessica Drew’s alter ego, Spider-Woman was first spotted in a marvel comic in the late 70s. Spider Woman is introduced by Archie Goodwin, the popular comic book writer.
Spider Woman was born in London and she stayed with her parents until they decided to move to the fictional European country Transia, while she still was a child.
In her father’s lab, she got exposure to uranium which made her sick. To save her life, her father gave her an experimental serum infused with irradiated spider’s blood.
Alongside having superhuman strength, speed, and agility, Jessica was a master spy for her boxing, Capoeira, Judo, and Karate skills.
The most important role she played was in Spider-verse comics that featured multiple versions of alternative Spider-hero’s under attack by supervillain, Morlun.
You may also have witnessed her as a member of New Avengers that which offers Marvel ample opportunity to portray the superhero in their films.
What Is The Petition All About?
Social media users believe that Selena Gomez is an outstanding actress thus she can take up the role of Spider Woman really well. The petition has already amassed over 2000 petitions and is trending on several social media sites.
The petition is titled “SELENA GOMEZ AS SPIDERWOMAN”. It was launched on Saturday, 8th Jan 2022. The account from where the petition has originated is named after Selena Gomez, and shows a location in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The description of the petition reads, “Selena Gomez would be an outstanding actress to take the role of “Spider-Woman”.
It further goes as: “Gomez has been acting since the age of seven years old. From Wizards of Waverly Place to Spring Breakers, to Only Murders in the Building, she has received high critical acclaim.
“However, with time she has only gotten better.”
In the reasons for signing the petition, people have written “Because she deserves it. She’s an amazing actress.”
On social media, users have further explained why they want Selena to take up the role of Spider Woman. Fans have compared Selena to the description of Spider Woman written in the comic book. The most prominent feature they have highlighted is Selena’s hair. They think Selena’s black hair totally resembles Spider Woman’s hair described in the book.
Fans have also highlighted the picture Selena shared in November last year. In the picture, she can be seen posing in front of a mirror, showing her in a Boxing gym. This further initiated interest from her fans.
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This was all about the petition to cast Selena Gomez as Spider Woman and why fans have signed this petition. Hopefully, you have found all the details you needed to know.