Fantastic Beasts and Justice League star Ezra Miller has gotten himself into a bit of hot water after controversial footage of him appearing to attack and taunt a female fan was posted online.
In the short clip, the 27-year-old actor can be seen grabbing a young woman by the throat and dragging her to the ground after asking if she “wants a fight.”
There’s very little context beyond that, but because the woman in the video approaches Miller in a playful fashion with a smile on her face, it looks like it could be a prank at first. However, the shocked reaction from the person filming would seem to tell a different story. Watch below:
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We don’t have the full story behind what happened, Variety has confirmed the incident took place around 6 p.m. on April 1 at Prikið Kaffihús, a trendy bar in central Reykjavik that Miller frequents when he is in town.e.
If any of it is true, expect a new Flash by the time the long-delayed film actually gets into production.
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