Did Captain America Sleep With Star-Lord's Grandma?
SPOILERS for episode one of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
Everybody’s talking about She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, specifically the post-credit scene which, rather than tee up a new villain or lay the groundwork for an elaborate new story arc, put a few minutes aside to delve into the subject of Captain America’s sexual history – specifically, whether or not he was a virgin. While Jennifer Walters laments the unfulfilled sexual potential of America’s ass, her cousin Bruce corrects her, claiming that Steve Rogers hooked up with someone at a 1940s USO show, Bob Hope-style.
While there has been some speculation in the past that Cap was a virgin, by the climax of Endgame – in which we learn that Steve Rogers traveled back in time to be with Peggy Carter, possibly ruining some poor guy’s life in the process – it’s pretty clear that he got laid at some point over the decades. But just in case there was any confusion about Cap’s virility before that, now they’ve been laid to rest by She-Hulk.
But who is this mystery woman who deflowered Captain America? Could it be … Star-Lord’s grandma? In Captain America: The First Avenger, we see Steve making appearances at various USO shows; at one point, he runs into a thirsty autograph-seeking female fan, and the pair make eyes at each other – which, in 1943, was basically hard-core pornography.
The role was played by actress Laura Haddock, who later showed up in the MCU as Meredith Quill, Star-Lord’s mother.
And because Marvel fans demand air-tight logic in this fictional universe filled with aliens, wizards, and foul-mouthed talking ducks, some fans questioned why Star-Lord’s mom was palling around with Captain America in the 1940s, leading Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn to randomly proclaim in a Tweet that this “Autograph Seeker” was, in fact, Peter Quill’s grandmother.
Although, since Gunn later deleted the Tweet, we're guessing that this jokey social media post isn’t technically considered part of the MCU canon. But until anyone says otherwise, we’re going to assume that Steve Rogers totally got it on with Star-Lord’s grandma, presumably while being pervily observed by Uatu the Watcher.
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