Defends himself. Woody Harrelson got into an argument with a man who allegedly refused to stop taking pictures of Hunger Games actor and his daughter.
According to a police report obtained by Us weekly, Harrelson, 60, got into a “verbal dispute” at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC on Thursday, October 7, and went on to hit another patron in the neck. The actor claimed that the alleged aggressor tried to grab his neck during the incident. That Zombieland star retaliated against from “self-defense”, according to the report.
At the time, a witness confirmed Harrelson’s story, noting that the man “sank toward” the native of Texas in an “attempt to put his hands around his neck.”
Harrelson’s representative declined to comment on the incident, however Three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri star was not charged. However, the man who initiated the altercation is expected to be subjected to simple assault charges, awaiting an ongoing investigation, NBC4 Washington reported.
Local police were called to the hotel around 11pm on Thursday after reports of an assault on the roof deck, according to NBC sales. When they arrived, it was noticed that several people were on the roof, including the actor and his daughter.
Before the altercation, the allegedly drunk man took pictures of Harrelson in spite of Married star privacy requests. Harrelson reportedly approached him to delete the snaps.
After officers arrived, the alleged aggressor was questioned in his hotel room.
That Real detective alum had been in filming in the US capital The White House Plumbing installers, and HBO series about the Watergate scandals.
The five-part limited series is based on public records as well as on the book Integrity by Egil “Bud” Krogh and Matthew Krogh. According to the network, the show tells the “true story of how Nixon’s own political saboteurs and Watergate masters, E. Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy, accidentally overthrew the presidency they were trying to protect.”
That Edge of seventeen actor plays the lead role as E. Howard Hunt opposite Justin Theroux‘s G. Gordon Liddy. Domhnall Gleeson, Lena Headey, Kiernan Shipka, Ike Barinholtz, Judy Greer and more rounded cast.
Harrelson and Theroux, 50, both serve as executive producers on the miniseries alongside show creators Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck.
“We are excited to bring together such a talented team to take this fascinating look at the internal interventions that brought down the Nixon White House,” HBO programming chairman Casey Bloys told Deadline in December 2019 after the casting news was announced. “We are especially excited to welcome both Woody and Justin back to HBO and look forward to getting started.”
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