Apparently, Jake Gyllenhaal not only plays a badass in Source Code, the new flick he's promoting at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin. Jake's also feisty in real life—at least when people try to photograph him at the urinal.
See what the actor has to say about this big bathroom buzz on the jump...
So what's the restroom reality? When Entertainment Weekly asked Jake about rumors of a "rather heated scuffle in the theater bathroom last night as a fan tried to take your picture at an inelegant time," Jake laughed and said, "That's true. I think it's an appropriate space to keep privacy. I hope that people wouldn't disagree with me on that."
Refreshingly low-key, yes? Nevermind. Jake had already become an action hero on Twitter.
Movie journalist Erik Davis (along with many others) tweeted about the rumor last night from Austin, "Best story I heard tonight was the guy who tried to take a photo of Jake Gyllenhaal at the urinal, and Jake went all badass on him...Gyllenhaal apparently grabbed the dude mid-photo, threw him against the wall and was like, 'are we really gonna do this right now?'"
We love it! And we certainly want to believe it went down exactly like that.
Sadly, Jake's rep tells E!, "There was no scuffle, it was an excited fan who tried to take his picture in the restroom. He asked the guy to please delete it and he did! No drama."
No drama, where's the fun in that?