Fans of the NBC sitcom Friends have noted a striking similarity between a a recent photo of a theft suspect posted by a British police department and David Schwimmer, the actor who played Ross Gellar on the show. The attention generated by the by the Facebook post compelled Schwimmer to clear his name with a humorous video on Twitter.
… Schwimmer’s caption reads: “Officers, I swear it wasn’t me. As you can see, I was in New York. To the hardworking Blackpool Police, good luck with the investigation. #itwasntme”. The video shows Schwimmer recreating the theft in England, with the actor carrying a case of beverages down a grocery store aisle as he heads for the exit.
Here is David's lighthearted response to the controversy. By the way he is NOT under suspicion!