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Tom Hanks Rushes To Protect Wife From Aggressive Fans: "Back The F**k Off"

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Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were surrounded by fans outside a restaurant in Midtown, New York City. As one fan accidentally made Rita stumble, Hanks told him to "Back the f**k off."

The couple was leaving the restaurant when the incident occurred. Due to Tom Hanks' sudden and drastic weight loss, social media was flooded with comments. Some praised Tom for being a protective husband, others disliked his reaction, but most agreed that the actor does not look like himself.

The Incident Was Filmed

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On Wednesday, 15 June, after the Elvis premier, Wilson and Hanks had a private celebration. As they were leaving the restaurant, an aggressive fan followed the couple.

The man wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses accidentally barged into Rita from behind.

Rita was pushed and almost lost her footing, and when she found balance, she simply said: "stop it!"

However, Hanks was agitated, so he was not as nice as his wife. He said: "Back the f**k off... knocking over my wife."

An upset fan told the actor, "come on!" while another apologized as the couple was entering their vehicle.

Online Reactions

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Hanks, who plays musician's manager, Colonel Tom Parker, in the Elvis biopic, received various comments online. However, most people sided with him as one person wrote:

"Holy s**t Tom Hanks angry and swearing. that's gotta be a first."

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Some were sarcastic:

"Imagine having to deal with that s**t, suppose having the millions in the banks makes it easier."

As Hanks usually has a lovely relationship with his fans, one person concluded:

"You know you f****d up if you get cussed at by Tom Hanks."

Hanks' Weight Loss

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Tom Hanks' weight loss caused massive speculations in the past weeks.

The actor was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and was on a diet for a role in Castaway. However, many are convinced that there is more to the story, as one person tweeted:

"I'm hoping Tom Hanks is well. I recall he's diabetic, so perhaps that accounts for the weight loss. His coloring, though, and his posture isn't great."

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We will not speculate about Hanks' health, but he is almost 66 years old and has been working for several decades. Maybe the actor is merely a human.

The Forrest Gump star's son Chet recently opened up about growing up with famous parents.

Speaking to Vanity Fair, the 31-one-year-old said it can lead to a lot of "jealousy" and "envy." He added that people have often formed opinions about him before getting to know him.

Here is the video of the incident: