The new Spider-Man movie -- Spider-Man Far From Home -- was rather disappointing. I’ll be doing a review of it soon, but...the fact that I loved Spider-Man Homecoming and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, made this new film that much more disappointing (despite it having a few humorous moments).
In real life, actor Tom Holland acted like a super hero, saving a little girl who was being crushed by autograph collectors (more likely, autograph “dealers”).
It was in New York City, where he was promoting the new film. The video (which went viral), shows the 23-year-old actor approaching the group of people, as the young girl started having a panic attack. Holland started yelling at the aggressive folks who were pushing their wayt o the front to snag their autograph. The girl was being pushed into the barricade. Holland snapped, “I’m gonna throw all your sh** on the floor if you keep pushing that girl!”
The group kept pushing forward, so Holland apparently took some of their memorabilia that tossed it to the ground.
The girl told the crowd she was going to have a panic attack and Holland said to her, “It’s okay, I’ve got you, I’ve got you.” He then pleaded again with the crowd to back up.
I’ve always been surprised at how the autograph guys that are the ones selling their stuff, are usually the pushiest. Especially since, they’ve been to these types of things enough. They have to realize that the best thing you can do is be nice, and let the celebrities feel like it’s a good vibe. And they certainly don’t want to look over and see a 50-year-old dude with 20 different 8x10 headshots, that they know are going on eBay. Let the real fans get their one or two items signed first, and hang in the back.
A new trend I’ve noticed lately, also has these dopes putting their posters on cardboard, so they don’t get all bent up. That makes sense except, now you’ve got this huge piece of cardboard that you’re hitting people in the head with, or blocking their view and photographic opportunities.
Also, if you show up later than someone that’s been camped out for hours, don’t push your way to the front. That’s the equivalent of cutting in line.