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Florence Pugh Hit

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Actress Florence Pugh was hit in the face by a thrown object while promoting "Dune Part Two" at a panel in Brazil. The incident was captured on video and has sparked discussion and concern for her safety.

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During a panel discussion at the CCXP event in São Paulo, Brazil, actress Florence Pugh was hit in the face by a thrown object [Complex]. Pugh was promoting the upcoming film "Dune Part Two" when the incident occurred [Page Six]. Videos of the incident circulated on social media, showing Pugh being struck in the face with what appears to be a phone or another small object [The Wrap]. The object hit Pugh near her eye, causing her to immediately grab her face in pain [Latestly].

The incident happened while Pugh was speaking on stage alongside her co-stars Timothée Chalamet and Oscar Isaac, as well as director Denis Villeneuve [Hollywood Reporter]. Following the incident, Pugh briefly left the stage but later returned to finish the panel [Daily Mail].

There is no indication as to who threw the object or why they did it, and it is unclear if there was any particular motive or intended target [HuffPost]. The incident was widely condemned on social media, with fans expressing their concern and support for Pugh [ET Online]. Pugh herself has not made any public statements about the incident [TMZ].

Florence Pugh is a rising star in Hollywood, known for her performances in films such as "Little Women" and "Midsommar" [EW]. She joined the cast of "Dune Part Two" as Liet-Kynes, a new character introduced in the sequel to the 2021 film "Dune" [Deadline].

Despite the incident, the "Dune Part Two" panel continued and the film's cast and crew continued to answer questions from fans [Complex]. The incident has sparked conversations about safety and security at public events, as well as the behavior of fans towards celebrities [Complex].

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