Oscar-nominated actor Woody Harrelson was concerned in a bodily altercation Wednesday night time on the Watergate Lodge in Washington, putting a person in an act of self-defense, in accordance with a police report.
Harrelson, 60, and an unidentified man obtained right into a “verbal dispute,” the report stated. The person lunged in direction of Harrelson in an try to seize his neck. Harrelson then punched the person “in protection of himself,” in accordance with the report.
D.C. police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck informed The Washington Put up that the person had been taking images of Harrelson and his daughter. The actor “approached the person and requested him to delete the images,” the spokesman informed the newspaper.
Sternbeck didn’t instantly reply to an e-mail requesting data on the incident. The actor’s representatives additionally didn’t instantly reply to an e-mail.
Authorities are nonetheless investigating the incident and no prices have been filed, the police division stated.
Harrelson is alleged to be in Washington filming “The White Home Plumbers,” an HBO collection centered on the Watergate scandal that introduced down President Richard Nixon.
He portrays E. Howard Hunt, the CIA agent who helped orchestrate the 1972 break-in on the Democratic Nationwide Committee headquarters on the Watergate.
The actor has obtained Academy Award nominations for his lead efficiency in “The Individuals vs. Larry Flynt” and his supporting turns in “The Messenger” and “Three Billboards Outdoors Ebbing, Missouri.”