Ghostbusters Star Rick Moranis Punched In Head In Random New York Street Attack
The unprovoked assault was caught on camera.
Ghostbusters and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids star Rick Moranis was randomly sucker-punched by a stranger on Thursday (Oct 1) morning in New York City.
According to New York Post, Moranis, 67, was walking home near Central Park West when a stranger in an “I ❤ NY” sweatshirt suddenly slugged him in the head. The assault was on caught on video.
On Friday afternoon, NYPD’s Community Affairs Rapid Response team checked on the actor at his home. One detective said, “[Moranis] is doing well. He is strong. He is recovering. He just wants us to catch the bad guy and all this to go away,” the officer said.
Moranis’ attacker is still at large.
After the news of Moranis’ assault broke, Chris Evans, 39, tweeted about the incident, writing, “My blood is boiling. Find this man. You don’t touch Rick Moranis.”