The actor found himself in a bit of a hostile exchange with a few resident muscle heads — people you probably rather not have hostile exchanges with.
TMZ posted a video Saturday of the “Lee Daniels‘ The Butler” star engaging in an argument with a few bodybuilders by the boardwalk. Apparently, the whole thing began when passerby Pettyfer asked “How much you lift?” in a way that sounded mocking to the weightlifters. One shot back, “How much you make?”
Cue accusations of “talking shit” and a bit of backpedaling on the part of Pettyfer. To be fair, the beef was squashed and it was all described as a misunderstanding following the incident.
Watch the video:
And here’s the apparent explanation: