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Gene Hackman Hits Homeless Man While Defending His Wife

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Max Grunner

Gene Hackman has reportedly hit a homeless man who apparently threatened the actor and his wife Betsy Arakawa on Tuesday.

The 82-year-old allegedly slapped a man called Bruce Becker across the face, after he approached the couple outside a restaurant in New Mexico where they had been dining, according to TMZ.

Becker went up to the pair as they were leaving the Sante Fe eatery. Hackman then defend himself and his wife after Becker allegedly called Arakawa a ‘c***’. He reportedly struck the man across the face.

After law enforcement arrived on the scene they questioned Hackman and Arakawa. Police later determined the incident as self defense and no charges against the Unforgiven star were made.

Ashton Tyler | Elite.

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