Miles Teller and his wife, Keleigh Sperry Teller, clarify the circumstances that led to Teller getting punched in the face at a restaurant in Hawaii this week. A little background: Teller and his wife are on vacation in Hawaii alongside his Divergent costar Shailene Woodley and her boyfriend, Aaron Rodgers. TMZ reported on Friday that Teller was assaulted at a restaurant in Maui on Wednesday, and that the assailant “was a wedding planner who claimed Miles owed him $ 60,000 for services he rendered for Miles’ wedding. in Maui in 2019 ”. Sperry Teller, however, posted a statement on his Instagram Story disputing TMZ’s report that the altercation occurred because of an unpaid bill. “The story reported about Miles being punched in the face by @TMZ for ‘money’ is completely untrue,” Sperry Teller wrote. “Miles was jumped by 2 men we never met after trapping him in a bathroom. It seems these same men have done this to a lot of people and we appreciate your support on Maui. It is now a criminal investigation. Woodley then reposted Sperry Teller’s post in his Instagram Story.
Teller himself also addressed the situation on Twitter. In response to a tweet of Pat McAfee mocking the incident and comparing it to WWE, Teller wrote, “I got jumped by two guys in a bathroom. I’ve never met them before in my life, but you are a neat bud of a wrestling segue. McAfee apologized in a subsequent tweet. Through People, a spokesperson for the Maui Police Department confirmed that the incident is currently under investigation.