Tom Hanks defended his wife, Rita Wilson, when a crowd of fans excited to take a photo with him pushed her away as the couple strolled through New York City. She yelled “Stop it” then the actor reacted.
“My wife? back the f**k off! Knocking over my wife?!” Hanks, 65, told the crowd, in a video.
The couple headed to their car as some fans tried to apologize for the incident. The Oscar winner is currently in New York promoting his upcoming film “Elvis“.
Tom Hanks momentarily, and understandably, loses his nice guy persona as over eager fans practically knock over his wife Rita Wilson. pic.twitter.com/vS2xfCqOIO
— Mike Sington (@MikeSington) June 16, 2022
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Hanks and Wilson first met in 1981 on the set of Bosom Buddies when the actor was married to Samantha Lewes. After meeting in 1984, Hanks and Wilson went public with their relationship two years later. Their divorce from Lewes, 49, was finalized in 1987.
The filmmaker, who shares daughter Elizabeth, 40, and son Colin, 44, with his ex, exchanged vows with Wilson in 1998. The couple welcomed son Chet in 1990 and son Truman was born in 1995. .