Love Island’s Maura Higgins slams ‘predatory’ man who ‘grabbed her arm and tried to pull her towards car’ after NTAs

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MAURA Higgins has spoken out concerning the second she was grabbed by a stranger on the freeway in London.

She was strolling when the bystander took preserve of her arm, with the 30-year-old former Love Island star calling the behaviour “actively predatory”.

Maura Higgins talked about she was grabbed as she made to go dwelling after a celebrationCredit: BackGrid
She said: 'I would NEVER leave a venue alone at night because of this reason'
She talked about: ‘I’d NEVER depart a venue alone at night time due to this motive’Credit: BackGrid

The man is confirmed speaking preserve of her wrist as she passes a automobile with an open door, nonetheless it is not clear what his intention was in doing so.

She then flung his arm away in a sequence of pictures captured by a photographer taking snaps of celebrities leaving a French restaurant in Mayfair after final week’s National Television Awards.

Speaking concerning the incident immediately, Maura, 30, outlined: “For people who assume this doesn’t occur… I can guarantee you it does!!

“This guy that I have never met in my life grabbed hold of my arm and tried to pull me back towards his car.”

She added: “Luckily I had 2 ladies stroll with me to my automobile and I’d NEVER depart a venue alone at night time due to this motive.

“It’s actively predatory, repeatedly violating girls’s private dwelling and boundaries.

“His behaviour is completely inappropriate and it’s crucial that we address the issue of street harassment.”

It shouldn’t be acknowledged who the man is or why he took preserve of her arm contained in the footage, which had been taken at 3am on Thursday.

Maura attended the NTAs in a shimmering bra extreme and matching skirt, posing for photos contained throughout the awards, which had been held on the O2 Arena in east London.

The star is in a relationship with Strictly Come Dancing expert Giovanni Pernice, who she not too method again declared her love for.

Posting because of the Italian star turned 31 earlier this month she wrote on Instagram: “Happy Birthday to the man who makes me truly actually really feel attractive and favored each single day.

“You make my world complete. I love you❤️.”

The former Love Island star was earlier seen at the NTAs at London's O2 Arena
The former Love Island star was earlier seen on the NTAs at London’s O2 ArenaCredit: instagram

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