Tom Hanks was seen angry telling his fans to “back off” after his wife Rita Wilson stumbled while being surrounded when she left a restaurant in New York.
The actor is currently promoting his latest movie, Elvis. There, he plays Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
As he left the restaurant on Wednesday and walked towards the waiting car, Hanks and Wilson were approached by some fans seeking a selfie.
Hanks can be seen screaming in a group after his wife stumbles.
Video with blasphemous words, Uploaded to YouTube.
In the video, guards are seen paving the way for Hanks and Wilson to walk through the crowd as they leave the restaurant.
Some members of the waiting crowd can be seen trying to take a selfie in pairs.
But when Wilson travels, apparently as a result of being accidentally pushed by some members of the group, she turns around and firmly tells one fan, “Stop it.”
Hanks then faces the group, puts his hand in the air, and shouts:[That is] My wife, go back [expletive] “He looked at the group angry and added:” Knock over my wife. “The pair then leaves the scene in the waiting car.
Some members of the group can immediately apologize and hear “I’m sorry about that, Tom.”
BBC News sought comment from Hanks, who has been married to Wilson since 1988.
Hanks never became physical with his fans, but he is the second Hollywood A lister who has come publicly to his wife’s defense in recent months. Following the quarrel between Will Smith and Chris Rock In Oscar.
Earlier this week, Hanks interviewed and said he would not be able to play the Oscar-winning role in Philadelphia in 1993.
In the movie, the actor portrays a gay man dying from AIDS.
“Let’s make a speech,’Can Straight Man do what I did in Philadelphia now?'” Hanks told The New York Times Magazine. “No, of course.
“The point of Philadelphia wasn’t afraid. One of the reasons people weren’t afraid of the movie was that I was playing a gay man. We’re beyond that now, The injustice of a straight guy who plays a gay guy that people don’t think he will accept. “