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Warning: This article comprises spoilers for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law episode 1.
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law‘s opening episode surprised us all by confirming something about Captain America’s personal life that followers have been hotly debating for years. After relentless questioning from Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany), Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) lastly gave in and revealed that Steve Rogers was not a virgin and first had intercourse throughout the warfare, earlier than he was frozen within the ice for many years.
In dropping this eyebrow-raising factoid, She-Hulk could have simply made a long-held fan principle canon. In Captain America: The First Avenger, one transient scene sees Steve approached by an adoring fan wanting his autograph after one among his USO reveals. Bruce tells Jen that Steve misplaced his virginity to an unnamed “girl” throughout his USO tour. So it stands to motive that it could possibly be this lady.
But this isn’t the primary time this thriller woman has been the topic of fan hypothesis. She’s performed by Laura Haddock, who later portrayed Meredith Quill, Peter’s mom, in Guardians of the Galaxy. For years, then, Steve’s admirer has been unofficially referred to as Star-Lord’s grandmother, with many questioning if she and Steve had intercourse and Cap is basically Peter’s grandpa.
With She-Hulk including some gasoline to this hearth, may this surprising familial connection ever develop into an actual factor? Twitter fan Matt Ramos received followers hoping for it, by joking that Chris Evans ought to return in Avengers: Secret Wars in order that he can have his personal Darth Vader second with Quill — “No, Peter, I am your grandfather.”
For what it’s value, James Gunn has denied for years that Haddock’s two MCU characters are in any approach associated, however followers like this principle an excessive amount of to drop it — a lot in order that Autograph Lady is even referred to as “Peter Quill’s Grandmother” on her Marvel Fandom page. Maybe it’s a bit far-fetched that this might develop into canon, however truthfully, far stranger issues have occurred within the MCU earlier than this, so why not?
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law continues Thursdays on Disney Plus.