Tom Hanks shout at fans "back off" as they nearly knock his wife

Tom Hanks told fans to "back off" after they bumped into his wife Rita Wilson his wife.

The Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks got extremely angery and expressed his anger on a group of fans turned into a mob-like circle and pushed his wife.

While on an outing in New York City, Rita Wilson shouted, "Stop it!" when some fans nearly knock her.

On hearing her voice, Hanks took the situation in his hands and screamed, "My wife? Back the f–k off! Knocking over my wife?!"

After which the couple hustled away in their car. There were some fans who could be heard apologizing to the actor. 

The actor Tom Hanks has been on a press tour for the past few weeks for his upcoming Baz Luhrmann release, Elvis.

The film has already received great reviews and is being looked out as a major hit for this year.

Hanks hasn't addressed the incident yet, but it's clear that when it comes to his wife's safety, he's protecting his wife.

One person on Twitter Hanks, often described as America’s dad, “momentarily, and understandably, loses his nice guy persona, as over eager fans practically knock over his wife Rita Wilson.”