'Kissing Bandit' Fan Corners Josh Duhamel
By Christine Fenno Posted Oct 3rd 2010 12:21PM
Immediately following the New York City premiere of Katherine Heigl's new comedy 'Life As We Know It' on Thursday, the New York Post reports that co-star Josh Duhamel was approached by an overzealous fan who allegedly "marched up to him...grabbed his neck...and tried to start making out with him."
Security reportedly had to pull the woman off Duhamel and evict her from the event, which was held at the Ziegfeld Theater in midtown Manhattan. A source told the Post, "It was a little freaky. She wouldn't let go."
Duhamel, 37, is married to Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie; the couple will celebrate their second wedding anniversary in January. At the time of the incident, Fergie was on tour and not present at the premiere.
On the red carpet before the screening, Duhamel met with the press and opened up to People.com about the wonders of parenthood, saying, "I've always had a real fondness for kids," adding that he knew portraying a father figure to an infant in his new movie "would come naturally." (And what about having babies with his wife? Without equivocation, he gushed, "She'll be a great mom.")
Duhamel has yet to publicly comment on the aggressive fan who tried locking lips with him. Was it a silly dare? A scary outburst by someone unstable? Security pros -- and Fergie -- just may need to close ranks around the affable actor in the future.
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