Tom Holland threatens autograph hunters who were crushing girl 'having panic attack'

Hanna Flint
Contributor
Tom Holland is a hero in real life (Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Tom Holland was a real-life superhero to a young fan in New York while signing autographs.

The Spider-Man: Far From Home star was captured on camera threatening some professional autograph hunters, or “graphers” as they are known, who were crushing a young girl.

In the video, Holland can be seen and heard telling someone he would throw their things on the ground if they did not stop pushing the young woman who said she was hacing a panic attack.

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“I will throw your s**t on the floor if you keep pushing that girl,” the British actors says while pointing a pen at the person in question.

The girl, who goes by @namelesscass on Twitter posted a series of tweets following the incident including the video.ra

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Graphers do not have a great reputation among fans and celebrities alike as they chase autographs from famous people to sell to the highest bidder.

They also happen to be mostly older men who are more interested in getting the signature than actually meeting the person who signed.

Many people have been praising Tom Holland for his actions:

Holland will be swinging back into cinemas as his Marvel superhero alter-ego soon enough with Spider-Man: Far From Home.

The film is set after the events of Avengers: Endgame and follows Peter Parker on a school trip to Europe where he must team up with Nick Fury and inter-dimensional arrival Mysterio in order to thwart a new foe.

Jake Gyllenhaal joins the cast as Mysterio with Samuel L. Jackson and Zendaya returning as Fury and MJ.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is in cinemas from July 2