Anya Taylor-Joy Clarifies Twitter Account Was Hacked, ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Season 2 Tweet Was Fake

Anya Taylor-Joy is shutting down “The Queen’s Gambit” Season 2 hype.The Emmy-nominated actress confirmed that her Twitter page was hacked after a tweet simply reading “‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Season 2” set the social media platform into a frenzy.“My Twitter has been hacked.

Apologies for all inconveniences.

It’s not me!” Taylor-Joy shared on Instagram Stories.The “Northman” and “The Witch” actress has not tweeted since November 2020 in the wake of “The Queen’s Gambit” making history on Netflix.

The series became the streamer’s biggest scripted limited series to date at the time with a record-setting 62 million households binging the show in its first 28 days, per Taylor-Joy’s post.The “Menu” star played an orphan chess prodigy who battles addiction, sexism, and self-doubt on her way to becoming the world champion.

The series won 11 Emmys, including Outstanding Limited Series.

“The Queen’s Gambit” was adapted from Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel of the same

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