Andrew Garfield confirms he was texting his friends in this viral photo post-Oscars slap. In a photo, Garfield is seen texting someone under his table, as all are looking into the incident. The image becomes viral in hours and people started creating memes on Garfield. Speaking to ‘The View’ on Thursday to promote his new FX series ‘Under the Banner of Heaven‘ Garfield explained what happened ‘I Feel Really Bad About That’ read below his words.
Garfield says “So, I feel so bad because, you know, Kevin Costner’s introducing the director nominees in the most beautiful and elegant way, and I’m like ‘There’s no way I’m gonna be on camera during this,’” he prefaced. “And everyone’s texting me, asking me, you know, what they’re asking me, like what the vibe in the room is. At that moment, my friends took priority over Kevin. But I feel really bad about that.”
When the host asked his thoughts on the slap, Garfield laughed and brushed her off. he got a bit more serious and refused to comment Garfield told “Everything’s been said. There’s no need for me to weigh in on that,” Garfield said. “Every possible version of the discussion has happened, and I have no interest in adding my voice to something that’s already been so well-spoken [about].”
At the moment Behar praised him and told him if he say something, people would take that words out of context or exaggerate them as they did in his recent comments about taking a break from acting. “Thank you for the advice, Joy,” Garfield replied almost cheekily. “Thank you.”
SOURCE: THE WRAP