As Balfe sits next to Heughan, she chats about how he’s on the precipice of super-stardom.
“He had a screening of his latest indie movie in Inverness,
Scotland, and women had flown in from Brazil, the United States and
Canada and were standing there, screaming,” she says.
Heughan looks down and says shyly, “It was a lovely bit of support.”
“I feel so protective of him,” she says. “I worry he is going to get his clothes ripped off.”
~ zap2it, 23 August 2014
“Ladies, remember - no touching.”
~ Paleyfest, 12 March 2015
Balfe: “I sometimes get indignant on your behalf. The
way that the women speak about Sam sometimes, if a guy was ever saying
those things about an actress, there would be an uproar. I always want
his acting prowess and his talent to be front and center.”
• Feb. 28: Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Academy Awards Viewing Party • March 2: The Late Late Show with James Corden • March 8: Burt’s Bees campaign kick-off • March 12: PaleyFest [Scream Queens panel]