I've had a soft spot for Woody Harrelson even before I got to hang out on his magic bus, where he taught me what a vaporizer is. I always think of him like a gentle, huggable little bear. But his recent exploits at LaGuardia airport, in which he repeatedly—albeit seemingly benignly—pushed around ("assaulted" as the victim annoyingly repeats like a broken record in the video) a pesky paparazzo, are a little embarrassing to watch.
Interestingly, Harrelson's statement regarding the incident turns the tables. Even though the video clearly shows that Woody is the one repeatedly lurching wordlessly toward the camera man, he used the excuse that he had mistook the chatterbox paparazzo for a zombie:
"I wrapped a movie called Zombieland, in which I was constantly under assault by zombies, then flew to New York, still very much in character. With my daughter at the airport I was startled by a paparazzo who I quite understandably mistook for a zombie."
This bodes well for Zombieland!
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