ADRIAN PASDAR was so angered when a stranger made a rude remark about his DIXIE
CHICKS star wife NATALIE MAINES, he knocked the man to the ground.
The Heroes actor was wearing a ‘Free Natalie Maines’ T-shirt, in the
aftermath of the singer’s anti-war comments in 2003, when the incident occurred
in a supermarket.
Pasdar says, “This big guy said, ‘F**k your wife,’ as he passed me, and I
couldn’t help myself. I pushed him back into a rack of Tootsie Rolls, and he
“I’m not proud of that, but I’d do it again in a minute. There’s a real hurt
when you see somebody getting so attacked by the media so viciously for
something that was so innocuous initially. It destroyed their career for a
“With Nat, it was just one of those things where you reconvene every night
and support each other. It was difficult. We went through arguments about it. I
can’t say it was one big love fest. There were some differences of opinion on
how to handle what happened.”
Maines prompted a barrage of death threats when she told a London audience
she was ashamed to come from the same state – Texas – as U.S. President George