Adam Sandler has come below fireplace for putting his hand on British actress Claire Foy’s knee.
Whereas telling an anecdote, Adam positioned his hand on Claire’s knee.
Claire then motioned for Adam to take away his hand from her knee – which he rapidly did – and he or she then patted his hand when he put his hand on his personal knee.
Adam then reached again to position his hand on Claire’s knee once more – which she patted whereas trying unsettled, after which motioned once more for Adam to take away his hand from her.
Actress Emma Thompson was sat on the opposite facet of Adam and had an expression of disdain in the course of the awkward second.
Cara Delevingne – additionally current – might be seen obtrusive at Adam’s hand following the incident.
Viewers watching the BBC One present took to Twitter to blast Adam.
“Felt very uncomfortable watching Adam repeatedly put his undesirable hand on the knee of Claire Foy,” one involved viewer typed.
One other wrote: “Adam Sandler touching Claire Foy’s knee for no motive, she put his hand again, he then does it once more, she regarded rightly p***ed off.”
Whereas one other typed: “With all that is occurring did I simply see Claire Foy trying just a little distressed at Adam Sandler’s arms throughout her knee?” and lots of extra additionally took to the social media app to remark.
The MailOnline stories a spokesperson for the star described the motion as a “pleasant gesture” – and a few have famous that Adam made an badogous gesture to Dustin Hoffman whereas showing on a US speak present weeks earlier than.
Following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, many really feel extra must be finished to guard girls within the arts.
One Twitter person commented following the Graham Norton Present incident: “Emma Thompson and Clare Foy trying uncomfortable with Adam Sandler grabbing their legs on #GrahamNorton however no remark. That is no OK.”
Emma has been one of many fiercest voices to talk out towards abuse in Hollywood in mild off the Weinstein scandal.
She has described the disgraced producer (who has been accused of badual harbadment, abuse, and rape) as a “predator” and says comparable behaviour is “endemic” in Hollywood.
Mirror On-line has contacted representatives of Adam, Claire and The Graham Norton Present for remark.