The actor starred as Sharon Carter in the 2016 adventure film, in which her character shares a kiss with the superhero.
However, the moment was criticised by fans who argued that Captain America was actually in love with the recently deceased Peggy Carter, AKA Sharon’s great-aunt.
Speaking to , VanCamp, who reprised her role in a recent episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, admitted that she hadn’t expected the fan response to the scene.
“There was quite a bit of backlash about that,” VanCamp said.
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“I mean, look, you have to laugh. Some of these storylines play and some of them don’t. But, you know, I thought that was an amazing film. It’s just one of those things.”
Asked if she was “surprised” by the response, VanCamp continued: “Yeah, I think we all were. I mean, we certainly did our best.”
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is Marvel’s second series for Disney Plus and has already featured a number of crossovers with other MCU projects.
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