Tom Hanks Shows Off His Protective Side After Aggressive Fans Knock Into Wife Rita Wilson

Tom Hanks is very protective of his wife Rita Wilson.

The 65-year-old actor and his wife of 34 years were followed by a group of people this past Wednesday night in video footage shared by TMZ, as they headed toward their car in New York City.

Tom Hanks Shows Off His Protective Side After Aggressive Fans Knock Into Wife Rita Wilson

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At one point, Wilson, 65, yells as she appears to trip slightly forward, after someone bumps into her from behind.

As the actress attempts to find her footing and says, “Stop it,” Hanks turns around and puts his hands up to the group, saying loudly, “Back the f— off!”

“Knocking over my wife?” Tom Hanks furiously told off a group of fans Wednesday night in N.Y.C. after one bumped into Wilson, which caused her to trip

Wilson and Hanks recently celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary, with Rita posting a heartfelt throwback picture of the pair’s wedding.

“34th. 1988-2022.” Wilson captioned the photograph from their 1988 wedding, taken on film.

In the photo, the iconic couple holds hands as they walk toward the camera, grinning from ear to ear.

She also shared the photo to her Instagram Story, set to the sounds of her song, “The Best Days of Our Lives.”

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Wilson and Hanks first began their relationship in 1981 when they first met on the set of the ABC sitcom Bosom Buddies.

However, it should be noted they were strictly platonic at the time, as Hanks was still with his ex-wife, the late Samantha Lewes. But after they divorced, Wilson and Hanks went public in 1986.

And after their wedding, Wilson and Hanks had two sons: Chester “Chet” Hanks and Truman Theodore Hanks.

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Hanks also had two children with Lewes before their split, Colin Hanks and Elizabeth Hanks.

The pair are also no strangers to tough times.

After Wilson was diagnosed with breast cancer and received a double mastectomy in 2015, she informed the outlet how she was “blessed” to have Hanks and the rest of her family by her side.

The couple also dealt battled COVID-19 together, after both were diagnosed in March 2020 at the onset of the pandemic.

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