Florence Pugh was struck within the face by an object thrown at her whereas selling her upcoming movie, Dune: Part Two.
The actress was standing alongside co-stars Timothee Chalamet, Austin Butler and Zendaya at Comic-Con’s CCXP occasion in Brazil when an unknown object was launched at her from the group.
The 27-year-old had simply spoken at a panel for the movie when the item appeared to strike her proper eye.
Footage of the incident on social media confirmed the actress wanting shocked as she gathered the merchandise from the ground.
Pugh had been complimentary of the group surrounding the panel shortly earlier than she was struck.
“Coming in here, the power of this room is because of the first movie,” she stated to the viewers, which might be heard cheering as she spoke.
“We felt that when we went on set every single day. So it feels really, really special being here with the second one. And I’m very, very proud.”
The British actress, who didn’t star within the first Dune movie, additionally shared particulars about her character for the sequel, Princess Irulan Corrino, and about her expertise on set.
“She’s quick, wise, intelligent, quiet. I had an amazing time coming and just hanging out with these people, let alone actually getting to work with them,” she stated.
Fans later expressed their outrage on-line after the item was thrown.
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One consumer on X wrote: “It hit her directly in the eye.
“This may’ve been a lot worse.. if this retains going it will get to the purpose the place folks will not need to do reside occasions anymore for their very own security.”
The incident after the panel look is the newest in a current development of celebrities being focused on stage.
Harry Styles, who starred alongside Pugh within the 2022 drama Don’t Worry Darling, was seen clutching his face in ache after a fan threw an object on stage throughout one in all his exhibits earlier this yr.
Popstar Adele addressed the development throughout a foul-mouthed rant at one in all her live shows in July.
She requested the viewers: “Have you noticed how people are forgetting f****** show etiquette at the moment, they’re just throwing s*** on stage. Have you seen that?”
“F****** dare you,” she added. “Dare you to throw something at me.”
Her feedback got here after one fan bizarrely threw their mom’s ashes on to the stage throughout a Pink live performance, whereas one other fan launched their telephone at singer Bebe Rexha, injuring her eye.