Now a Hollywood star has also been hit: Florence Pugh (27) has joined the ever-increasing ranks of stars who are being accused of something. The actress was on stage at a Comic Con in São Paulo. She was in the promo for her upcoming film “Dune 2” with colleagues like Timothée Chalamet (27), Austin Butler (32) and Zendaya (27). Then suddenly an object hit Pugh in the head, just above her right eye. This is shown by video recordings of the incident that are circulating on social media.
Florence Pugh briefly exclaims something like "Wow" and touches her face. Then she bends down to pick up the projectile. Your colleague looks dismayed. It is not known what the flying object is. Except it was white and about the size of a lighter. It is also unclear whether the unknown person specifically threw at Pugh. The actress did not appear to be seriously injured.
Florence Pugh is the latest victim of a strange "trend" that has so far primarily affected musicians. Bebe Rexha (34) was less lucky than Pugh. The singer suffered a black eye after a man threw a smartphone in her face at a concert. The 27-year-old was charged with assault. Harry Styles (29) was also hit in the eye when someone threw a handful of Skittel's candy into his face.
Drake was also the victim of a cell phone being thrown; the smartphone hit him in the arm. Rapper Cardi B turned the tables. When someone in the audience threw a drink on her, she threw her microphone back.
Florence Pugh can be seen in “Dune 2” from February 29, 2024. The Brit is new to the cast in the sequel to the 2021 science fiction epic. “Dune 2” should come to cinemas in October 2023. But due to the actors' union strike, the start was postponed. The actors were not allowed to attend any promotional appointments during this time. They will now be made up for. With dangers for Florence Pugh and Co., as we saw in Brazil.