Keanu Reeves’ Hidden Heroism
Keanu Reeves is known for his roles as the iconic Neo in The Matrix trilogy and John Wick, but he has also been praised for his kindness outside of the big screen. Actress Kate Beckinsale recently shared a heartwarming anecdote on Instagram that has shed light on Reeves’ quick thinking and chivalry.
The year was 1993, and Beckinsale and Reeves were promoting their film Much Ado About Nothing at the London Film Festival in Cannes. On their way to the event, Beckinsale suffered a dreaded wardrobe malfunction; all the buttons in the crotch of her newly purchased airport bodysuit opened up on their own.
Understandably, Beckinsale was distraught and unsure of how to handle the situation. However, she had a knight in shining armor in the back seat with her: Keanu Reeves. Beckinsale confided in Reeves and fellow actor Robert Sean Leonard about the issue, and without hesitation, the two jumped into action to help her.
Their quick thinking and willingness to assist Beckinsale without any questions asked has earned Reeves some much-deserved praise. Naomi Watts described the story as “hilarious,” and fashion designer Bach Mai expressed his love for the tale.
Reeves’ heroic actions just go to show that not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes, they’re just everyday people willing to lend a hand to those in need, even if it means helping with a wardrobe malfunction on the biggest red carpet of someone’s life.