There’s fandom and then there’s obsessive fandom. Sometimes infatuation with an actor or a character can become so intense that the line between fantasy and reality can begin to blur. As many of these actors realized, once they became objects of trolls, being a superstar doesn’t necessarily help (much).

Although being a member of one of the most popular pop stars of all history, Zayn Malik was targeted by cyberbullies who harassed him due to his race while he was a member of One direction. This isn't exactly super fandom, but honestly intense adoration and outright offensive or creepy behavior can be hard to tell apart.

Look, we're not going to be passed judgment on die-hard fans who get a little too excited while meeting their idols. It's not like we've never ripped our shirts open and exclaimed, "The North REMEMBERS!" when we met Lena Headey at Comic-Con. It happens all the time. However, people's reactions can be, uh, exaggerated at times. Consider the following example:

 Actors Who Got Some WTF Responses From The Public - Michael Kelly has had fans come up and ask him to strangle them like Doug Stamper would do in Hou
Source: EW

Actors Who Got Some WTF Responses From The Public - Emmy Rossum gets yelled at by fans of Shameless for the things her character has done on the show.
Source: Elite Daily

Actors Who Got Some WTF Responses From The Public - A fan of The Walking Dead once howled and then bit Norman Reedus.

“We took a picture, and… she st
Source: UPROXX

Actors Who Got Some WTF Responses From The Public - Lena Heady from Game of Thrones said that once, at San Diego Comic-Con, people flat out ignored he
Source: NY Daily

Actors Who Got Some WTF Responses From The Public - While acting in Homeland, a fan came up to Timothée Chalamet and said they were looking forward to
Source: Refinery29

Actors Who Got Some WTF Responses From The Public - Ryan Reynolds says a fan once asked him for a high-five while said fan’s wife was being carried of
Source: Daily Mail

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