LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Contrary
to an online report, Jason Biggs has not been attacked by a Gibraltar
ape while on vacation on the island, his rep told Access Hollywood
“Jason’s in LA, had a meeting yesterday with his agents,” the rep told Access. “Not everything on the Internet is true.”
Earlier on Thursday, the UK’s Telegraph
reported that the star had gone sightseeing in Gibraltar, only to find
himself face-to-face with a Barbary macaque that “tried to bite his
face off.” There are reportedly some 200 “Barbary apes” in Gibraltar –
a species native to North Africa and brought to the British territory
by soldiers in the 18th century.
The erroneous report comes at
the same time as the 10th anniversary of Biggs’ breakthrough role, as a
sex-challenged teenager who had a different close encounter – with the
title desert — in the comedy “American Pie.”
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