A feminine fan appeared to seize Sam Heughan from behind throughout a fan conference in New Orleans on Saturday.
The Outlander star was one of many movie star company of the annual Wizard World occasions, which celebrates popular culture. Heughan was on stage collaborating in what was billed as an Outlander trivia showdown when a lady lunged at him when he wasn’t wanting.
The 39-year-old actor instantly seemed in her course and stepped again as she coyly tilted her head. In a video of the interplay shared on Twitter, the moderator may be heard saying, “no, no, no, no,” whereas some members of the viewers react with laughter.
“I’m watching the trivia sam vs followers … and inform me why that lady who was invited on stage felt it was okay to seize sam’s ass???” tweeted one individual. “That’s actually sexual harassment and if a man did it to a woman individuals would FREAK out.”
Responding to the video on Twitter, Heughan wrote that “nobody touched me” and the video was “taken out of context.”
Nobody touched me. Video is deceptive, taken out of context. We had been taking part in a sport, attempting to place one another off. I pushed her and completely would have executed something to win! Which I did… ahem…
An exquisite day! Admire the priority however nothing occurred right here.x https://t.co/EYeqPeUuar
— Sam Heughan (@SamHeughan) January 5, 2020
Moreover collaborating in a Q&A session Saturday, Heughan additionally availed himself to followers, for one-on-one and group images, who paid upwards of $200 for the chance.
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I am so happy with me that my video was current in #WizardWorldNOLA earlier than the enter of @SamHeughan ! However I could not have executed it with out all of you, specifically @Courtilini14, who organized this, you probably did an ideal job and your panel was wonderful!! half of https://t.co/2EPa0A6hTj
— King FireMan (@LothbrokFan) January 4, 2020
— Sassenach Petals (@SassenachPetals) January 5, 2020
@SamHeughan very dearest Sam I simply wish to thanks on your kindness and generosity not simply in the direction of me however all who attends this occasion. Secure travels god bless and I’ll cherish this the remainder of my life. Thanks for at all times welcoming us into your life!! pic.twitter.com/U2tVamM44a
— judy neely (@sasseyjudy) January 5, 2020
Heughan was in New Orleans to assist promote the fifth season of Outlander, which returns on Feb. 16 to Starz.
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