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Keanu Reeves Doesn’t Touch People When Taking Pictures And It’s Too Pure For This World (5 Pics)
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Keanu Reeves Doesn’t Touch People When Taking Pictures And It’s Too Pure For This World (5 Pics)

Keanu Reeves is the nicest person in the world and we are lucky to have him. And even though other similar caliber Hollywood actors feel that their status exempts them from a lot of boring everyday stuff, the 54-year-old actor still happily agrees to take pictures with fans. Someone, however, pointed out an interesting detail about Keanu posing with us mortals. His hover hands.

Image credits: Unprofessional Madman

Image credits: Unprofessional Madman

Keanu Reeves, a Canadian actor known for his nobility in the Hollywood film industry, is so humble, down to earth, and well mannered that he doesn’t shy away from sharing his success with the co-actors and crew of his movies. The gentle star famously gave away most of his earnings from the blockbuster trilogy The Matrix to the special effects and costume designer team of the movie because he felt that they were the real heroes of the movie. He also gave away the opportunity to earn millions just so his production team could afford famous actors for his movies like Al Pacino for The Devil’s Advocate and Gene Hackman for The Replacement.

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Reeves had a tough childhood. His father left him and his mother when he was only three years old, and his mother went on to marry three more times after that. He traveled along with his mother to Sydney, New York, and Toronto before he decided to leave for Los Angeles for good to start his acting career at the age of 15. His life is full of tribulations and tragedies like the birth of his stillborn daughter Ava, the death of his longtime girlfriend Jennifer Syme and the death of his dear friend and actor, River Phoenix. Now, he is Internet famous as a recluse who tries to stay away from the media and enjoys ballroom dancing and surfing more than anything.

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Some die-hard fans, however, are blessed with the opportunity to get a bit more personal

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People are trying to guess the reason behind Keanu’s hover hands

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Ed Souza
Community Member
2 years ago

Obviously, Keanu is just being nice. If there was any touching at all, people would just vanish out of existence. No mortals can handle being touched by The One.

Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

This explanation makes "slightly" more sense than that of energy transfers.

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Aria Whitaker
Community Member
2 years ago

He is pure class and I hope to meet him one day. That is all. :)

Chris Jones
Community Member
2 years ago

I agree - I think he's just a decent human being who is respecting those around him.

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Sarah Welch
Community Member
2 years ago

Just him being polite! Some people just don't like being touched or touching others. I agree that is is being gentlemanly.

Parmeisan
Community Member
2 years ago

Or he doesn't like being touched or touching others. It seems weird that that hasn't occurred to anyone. I don't touch people in photos either.

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Jay Broderick
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, time to get a puppy costume....

Ms.M
Community Member
2 years ago

The handsomest hover-hander.

Lisa J
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

He is actually the Prince Who Was Promised.

Robyn Gardam
Community Member
2 years ago

Yesssss..can you imagine him with the blazing sword?

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Selina Ali
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

That’s nice of him, not everyone’s enjoys being touched & that’s mighty respectful not to touch people without their consent. Some people just don’t like being touched & we as society should respect that.

Coco
Community Member
2 years ago

If you don't like being touched, why in the eartrh would you ask a stranger to be with you in a picture?

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Foxxy
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

Interesting. I wonder if it is a protection thing from false accusations, something wrong with his hands or a germaphobe thing. I noticed at a recent hand and foot print ceremony his hands were shaking really bad even to the point he had to hold his hand steady with his other to stabilise.

Coco
Community Member
2 years ago

I was thinking the same about false accusations, indeed.

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Kesam
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

Oh jeez, get over it! None of us know the guy, only his public persona, so we have NO IDEA what he's really like. It really bothers me when people can't tell the difference between persona and personality.

Chris Jones
Community Member
2 years ago

HoffLensMetalHedLovesAnimalsUK - totally agree. Irritating and unoriginal.

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
2 years ago

He seems like a dope person. He does touch others, just not in this kind of photo. There are photos of him and Dolly holding hands on the same day as the photo with her above.

Ed Lesperance
Community Member
2 years ago

It's called being appropriate.

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Mary F
Community Member
2 years ago

I met Keanu in 2000 when he was signing autographs with his band Dogstar. He shook my hand, so I did get to touch him!

Crochet lady
Community Member
2 years ago

I always cringe when I see pictures of Hollywood idols with their hands right up under women's breasts. It always looks like they're trying to cop a feel. Either what he's doing here or keeping the hand on the back makes sense and seems appropriate.

Xavier Wescott
Community Member
2 years ago

I hope he finds someone good for him. Everyone deserves that .

Luis Castro
Community Member
2 years ago

TRINiTY might be watching

Lil Bare
Community Member
2 years ago

Right? Like that time Monica wanted to suck face with him

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Jeff Requier
Community Member
2 years ago

energy transfers? all the women are Still Touching Him

Diane Phillips-Herman
Community Member
2 years ago

I would, too, lol

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Claudia Espindola
Community Member
2 years ago

Of course he's avoiding touching people, energy field, aura, etc. Too bad if what the article says about him being a reclusive is true, I hope he finds good friends and someone with the same mentality as him.

Mya Lugar
Community Member
2 years ago

My vote is that he is trying to show that there is no grounds for a sexual harassment suit against him.

Clau78
Community Member
2 years ago

I appreciate the fact that he does not touch their back. Some men go too low on the back and it feels like they are trying to grab your ass

Alexa
Community Member
2 years ago

I would respect that cause if someone you don't know, is touching you even for a quick pic, it would make me feel uncomfortable.

Coco
Community Member
2 years ago

He ddin't asked for teh pic, doh

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Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
2 years ago

Keanu is a legend. I really admire and respect that man. Also, he is the Cyberpunk 2077 star now :D Trailer was epic :D

Samuel Boias
Community Member
2 years ago

It's called being respectful of people's space. Not all people like to be touched. Or maybe HE doesn't like touching people in such an intimate way. Did nobody think of that? Maybe he finds it uncomfortable or awkward to touch people - especially people he doesn't know - when posing for photos. Assholes out here acting like he's "covering his ass" need to take a closer look at themselves and question why they make that assumption.

Give me a beagle any day...
Community Member
2 years ago

He was in the Matrix, right?

Jammy Tee
Community Member
2 years ago

+1 respect from me for respecting women.

Michele Hyduke
Community Member
2 years ago

He doesn't live in a lavish mansion and he uses the subway or rides a bike. He doesn't wear top brand clothes either. He's just a regular guy who's a celebrity but no flaunt. Keanu Reeves is too cool for school in my book!

Kim Bush
Community Member
2 years ago

As much as I respect this man I wish people would stop putting him on a pedestal. For the simple reason that I'm afraid the universe will take him away from us. Ease up on the worship everyone before karma bites us in the butt.

Matilda A
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't blame him. Who wants to be touched by a stranger constantly asking for a photo opp. Peoples hygiene can get pretty gross.

Ottmar Straub
Community Member
2 years ago

what a crazy world - poor Keanu

y janah
Community Member
2 years ago

It's hand gestures. Some culture says it's manner hands, others hover hands. To compare it to being respectful or not, is purely assumption and groundless. I like keanu movies, but people associate every little thing he does with "angelic'" things start to get annoying.

rai mei
Community Member
2 years ago

I think it's called "manner hands" in South Korea. But Keanu is a true gentleman :)

Nora H.
Community Member
2 years ago

It's just sad that he (and everyone) has to try and avoid human contact, just to be sure no one accuses him of indecency. We've let the abusers win.

Jenn Hoff
Community Member
2 years ago

That could easily be true! But he could also be a germaphobe, someone who believes in energy transfers (Hollywood type), or have hand tremors like some commenters have observed when they watch him. We really have no idea why he does it, so it's weird that the article makes it out to be like it's about trying to escape accusations. But I'm totally with you in general. :)

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Jeff Requier
Community Member
2 years ago

Where are their hands?

Juan Alcorta
Community Member
2 years ago

He´s been well advised by his lawyers

Daniel Beers
Community Member
2 years ago

Sad that we live in a society where he's afraid to touch them in a respectful manner in fear of being called a perv or sexual harrasser.

Yana Makarevitch
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, you never actually know if this is a sign of respect (personally, I don't see anything disrespectful in putting your hand on someone's shoulder or waist) or a sign of distaste.

Keessie
Community Member
2 years ago

Not everyone is comfortable touching strangers. It’s not about disliking someone. I find it courteous that he takes the time to talk and pose with people.

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Naledi Khoza
Community Member
4 months ago

He was sued for spousal support few years back by Karen Sala, who claims he is the father of her four kids even though he never met her and the DNA tests confirms he aint the dad

Brittany Yount
Community Member
1 year ago

My he like howie from American got Talent remember howie a Canadian maybe its canda thing

Brent Hollett
Community Member
1 year ago

Once a nerd always a nerd. Hover-hands is often a sign that someone doesn't feel like they belong there and to touch people would break the 'spell' that they're actually there. It's been a long recognized feature of things like Comic-Con photos. The people who most feel in awe of others show hover hands, because to actually touch people would make it real, and suddenly invite rejection.

Ken Johnson
Community Member
2 years ago

instead of everyone assuming why he does it, maybe someone should just ask him why he does it. that would clear things up, wouldn't it....

Master Markus
Community Member
2 years ago

It looks kind of awkward that he just hovers his hand though. Like, why doesn't he hold it closer to himself still? I dunno.

RoadKill 961
Community Member
2 years ago

I agree about respecting the women's space, folks. But those women clearly had absolutely no issue invading his personal space, without even asking him if he's alright with it. But we'll ignore that, I guess

Jimmy Rustled
Community Member
2 years ago

plenty of others in hollywood making up for him..touching all they can at any age they can

Terry Wickham
Community Member
2 years ago

Because he is NO CREEPY UNCLE Joe Biden!

Esther Lefcourt
Community Member
2 years ago

A great man and a super gentleman.

Samhhain Cat
Community Member
2 years ago

Joe Biden could learn a thing or a gazillion from this man.

Joel Lancaster
Community Member
2 years ago

hey keanu im 65 how about we go fishing for trout. out on a nice stream. in the mountains. im sure there's a cabin in northern new mexico we can go to. bring ya doggies too. relax then later sit at the fire drink a cold beer and relax. just be guys out in the boonies. im sure ya would like that.

Alejandro Suarez
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm going with the Jesus theory. I can tell for the third pic.

Debbie Lyn Jones (Deb)
Community Member
2 years ago

Well the puppy... that's a given there are going to be little cuddles and kisses :D

Ueda
Community Member
2 years ago

Maybe he just finds it gross.

pony33
Community Member
2 years ago

Some people would think, he touched me. He is in love with me

Lydia Dyckman
Community Member
2 years ago

He is respectful.

Ed Lesperance
Community Member
2 years ago

The dude Keanu walks on water (almost). Awesome respect for this man. Everything he does is golden.

Sharon Santiago Redden
Community Member
2 years ago

You're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't. He's smart.

We'llSee
Community Member
2 years ago

I love Keanu Reeves, I have always had a problem with people staying out of "my" space, its just a thing that bothers me and nothing is worse than having a guy force himself there. Just the other day I had a man reach over and grab my arm while making small talk in a produce stand, (I do not personally know this man), then he laid his hand over mine as I reached for my wallet to pay, to me this is going to far and made me feel uncomfortable. And having had a childhood much like his where there is so much strife and uncertainties and for myself abuse, being touched or touching can make you relive past pain. I applaud him for doing this ..

Patricia Thurston
Community Member
2 years ago

Keanu is just a very clever man all around - I like him even more after learning that he is not a 'handsy fellow" and his wife (is he married? ) can rest easy knowing he keeps his hands just for her (and the pet dog too) !

Mer
Community Member
2 years ago

Him with the doggos is my fav pic of him. And I don't blame him at all for not touching during pics especially if he doesn't know the other person.

Jon Wong
Community Member
2 years ago

hey keanu dude, you're excellent!!

Mark CM
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't blame him. You don't know where those skanky tarts have been!

Robyn Gardam
Community Member
2 years ago

He can not touch me any day :P I’d feel so blessed!

Molly Smith
Community Member
2 years ago

All the comments about not being “me too’d”. Oy! Yeah, avoided because you were respecting their body. Duh.

Jonathon Kettler
Community Member
2 years ago

It is very bad manners, in Japan, to touch people you do not know personally, and you do not touch people at all, in a familiar way out in public. itHe doesn't touch people out of sheer respect for other people, and honoring the culture he was partially raised up in, Keanu is a very down to earth person, and he thinks nothing of riding the subway to where he will be working! I have nothing but respect and admiration for him, he is not shallow or fickle like most hollywood celebrities, as far as I'm concerned he would be the kind of guy to actually show up if you were to invite him for your BBQ! Pure class, that is Keanu Reeves! Any Japanese people out there reading this feel free to add your comments regarding how he is behaving true to Japanese culture.

Racheal Githinji
Community Member
2 years ago

Omg, if i find any more awesome info about Keanu I'll melt!!! He's amazing

Mazikeen Lebron
Community Member
2 years ago

lov him ,very down to earth

Vini Vinsent
Community Member
2 years ago

The Real Man, not only for this action - He's just a Great Human!

未周 陸
Community Member
2 years ago

Some of the Comments included in this story are Purely Hilarious, Too, to echo those Photos!

Karin Morris
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

I find it sad that in this day and age someone feels it necessary to never touch a female he's taking a picture with because it might come back to bite him like it did with VP Biden.

Leigh Ann Poston
Community Member
2 years ago

Anybody else notice some comments in the article take even this to take cheap shots at women?

Asif Khan
Community Member
2 years ago

Male celebrities may have legitimate concerns, like women throwing themselves at them or using them to gain attention. Why is that unthinkable?

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Antenor
Community Member
2 years ago

For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.

Tahani
Community Member
2 years ago

2019 is the year of Keanu!!! SO much projects (including that rad new game he is in!) and he is just a gentleman and a kind kind soul! I love that guy ever since Parenthood :)

HoffLensMetalHedLovesAnimalsUK
Community Member
2 years ago

I wish i could be his mate, i think he needs some real friends.

Santino Marazzo
Community Member
2 years ago

Wish I could have his personal email address. Keanu and I have a lot common ,with regards to our past. He is a wonderful human being.

Rehman Doomunkhan
Community Member
2 years ago

Keanu is one of the best actor and he likes his world apart.May be the reflects of his childhood makes him a generous guy.

Nikki D
Community Member
2 years ago

I wanted to see what his first movie was, and in the process learned that he lost his only child and now I'm crying. Poor Keanu.

Eagle Girl
Community Member
2 years ago

It's weird the things people notice & spend time trying to undertand

Geoff411
Community Member
2 years ago

He doesn't want to infect anyone else with Agent Smith.

Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm just curious when someone will start the gossip that Keanu's behaviour is a clear case of mysophobia or that he doesn't touch people because he thinks they are inferior to him and he is actually disgusted by them. That's what usually happens when someone is only nice to other people.

BlahBlah
Community Member
2 years ago

Maybe he doesn't want to be sued by some politically correct moron : )

Bethany Spielman
Community Member
2 years ago

I'd like to be more than "touched" if you know what I'm saying ;)

Asif Khan
Community Member
2 years ago

Stop being a creep and disrespecting men.

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Shireen
Community Member
2 years ago

He is a true gentleman but it's so sad that we've come to a point of not even being able to enjoy a hug or being held by someone in fear of social media and social justice warrior backlash...

Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
2 years ago

Being cautious because of fake sexual harrasment charges is not quite comparable to "fear of social media and social justice warrior backlash." The one can destroy your life and career, the other is just a nuissance.

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C Black
Community Member
2 years ago

If he would just cut that hair.....

Matilda A
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't like to touch other people either. People have foreign bacteria, I don't blame him.

Adrijana Radosevic
Community Member
2 years ago

..Hes sick of this shit but gotta go along with the fans if he wants to be hired and make movies?

Santino Marazzo
Community Member
2 years ago

I wish that I had his personal email address. His past and mine have a lot in common. Would really like to talk with him.

Cait Stringer
Community Member
2 years ago

I wonder if he touches his partner when he's ballroom dancing?

Caren Johnson
Community Member
2 years ago

Some jerk in this day and age may say that they were touched inappropriately and a legal issue would be an embarrassment to Keanu.

Marco Monge
Community Member
2 years ago

Awesome not touching people, keeps always away stupid lawsuits

Inna Shtarkman
Community Member
2 years ago

Give me a break!! Such bs! Those women are standing in Very close proximity to Keany half naked with their arms wrapped around him and praising him for not touching them? Fakers! I am sure they were dying for him to touch them! I would! Good for you Keany! All you need is all those: me too" fanatics to be all over you. I am sure you don't like it but you have to promote your movies and have to be nice to all those pushy broads. Sorry about it. It's not enough that you have to work very hard on the movies but you have to make all those shameless females happy. sorry, take care

Michelle Muirhead
Community Member
2 years ago

It really is a sad state of affairs when he has to be so careful, but good on him! A real gentleman especially that these women choose to be photographed with him in close proximity.

TheExtremeSmell
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2 years ago

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All his physical contacts in movies are also CGIed per his contracts and even in love scenes a green Saran Wrap is between lips

MadamButterfly
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2 years ago

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There are men,but then there are men.

Molly Block
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2 years ago

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Smart man. You can't touch anyone, especially a woman, these days without someone yelling "ME TOO!"

Oathbraker
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2 years ago

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Can't say I blame him. With everyone and their mums screeching #metoo it doesn't take much to ruin a man's life and career.

ninj5500
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2 years ago

Yeah, don't ever worry about all the women being abused. It's more important men are ever accused of doing anything wrong.

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Ben Smith
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2 years ago

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It is 100% so he doesn’t get me-too’d. Glad he’s still nice enough to take pics with fans with all the crazies out there

Lynn Biasini McElfresh
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2 years ago (edited)

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He's germophobic. HA! That doesn't work, cause. THEY are touching him. I'm going with the "Me Too" problem. EVERY MAN IS A SUSPECT. Sheesh.

Ryan Evans
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2 years ago

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Damn rapist

Israel Martinez
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2 years ago

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How hard must it be for people (i.e. men) to have any shred of respect and know the boundaries ...

Scott Sommer
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2 years ago

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"He is such a gentlemen." I love when people say this. So, are you saying the women who touch him are not "lady like?" I still remember when people weren't so sensitive. Where a hug was nothing more than a hug. This is the real bullshit people never realize. Men are apparently only gentlemen when they never touch, but give up everything to women and do everything for women. They can never expect women to do anything for them as the man needs and wants are never important. Men are so strict to these rules by women that any deviation...even if by accident...well get them labeled a predator and a rapist or some kind of sexist patriarchy. Men could lose their livlihood by leaving a toilet seat up, but never mention how women are emotionally compromised otherwise you're being sexist. So men have to lie and say the girl is strong while handling her with kid gloves. Apparently, women are strong enough to take care of themselves, but are too weak to be a physical abuser.

Ed Souza
Community Member
2 years ago

Obviously, Keanu is just being nice. If there was any touching at all, people would just vanish out of existence. No mortals can handle being touched by The One.

Hans
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2 years ago

This explanation makes "slightly" more sense than that of energy transfers.

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Aria Whitaker
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2 years ago

He is pure class and I hope to meet him one day. That is all. :)

Chris Jones
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2 years ago

I agree - I think he's just a decent human being who is respecting those around him.

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Sarah Welch
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2 years ago

Just him being polite! Some people just don't like being touched or touching others. I agree that is is being gentlemanly.

Parmeisan
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2 years ago

Or he doesn't like being touched or touching others. It seems weird that that hasn't occurred to anyone. I don't touch people in photos either.

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Jay Broderick
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2 years ago

Well, time to get a puppy costume....

Ms.M
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2 years ago

The handsomest hover-hander.

Lisa J
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2 years ago (edited)

He is actually the Prince Who Was Promised.

Robyn Gardam
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2 years ago

Yesssss..can you imagine him with the blazing sword?

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Selina Ali
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2 years ago (edited)

That’s nice of him, not everyone’s enjoys being touched & that’s mighty respectful not to touch people without their consent. Some people just don’t like being touched & we as society should respect that.

Coco
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2 years ago

If you don't like being touched, why in the eartrh would you ask a stranger to be with you in a picture?

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Foxxy
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2 years ago (edited)

Interesting. I wonder if it is a protection thing from false accusations, something wrong with his hands or a germaphobe thing. I noticed at a recent hand and foot print ceremony his hands were shaking really bad even to the point he had to hold his hand steady with his other to stabilise.

Coco
Community Member
2 years ago

I was thinking the same about false accusations, indeed.

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Kesam
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

Oh jeez, get over it! None of us know the guy, only his public persona, so we have NO IDEA what he's really like. It really bothers me when people can't tell the difference between persona and personality.

Chris Jones
Community Member
2 years ago

HoffLensMetalHedLovesAnimalsUK - totally agree. Irritating and unoriginal.

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Mewton’s Third Paw
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2 years ago

He seems like a dope person. He does touch others, just not in this kind of photo. There are photos of him and Dolly holding hands on the same day as the photo with her above.

Ed Lesperance
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2 years ago

It's called being appropriate.

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Mary F
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2 years ago

I met Keanu in 2000 when he was signing autographs with his band Dogstar. He shook my hand, so I did get to touch him!

Crochet lady
Community Member
2 years ago

I always cringe when I see pictures of Hollywood idols with their hands right up under women's breasts. It always looks like they're trying to cop a feel. Either what he's doing here or keeping the hand on the back makes sense and seems appropriate.

Xavier Wescott
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2 years ago

I hope he finds someone good for him. Everyone deserves that .

Luis Castro
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2 years ago

TRINiTY might be watching

Lil Bare
Community Member
2 years ago

Right? Like that time Monica wanted to suck face with him

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Jeff Requier
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2 years ago

energy transfers? all the women are Still Touching Him

Diane Phillips-Herman
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2 years ago

I would, too, lol

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Claudia Espindola
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2 years ago

Of course he's avoiding touching people, energy field, aura, etc. Too bad if what the article says about him being a reclusive is true, I hope he finds good friends and someone with the same mentality as him.

Mya Lugar
Community Member
2 years ago

My vote is that he is trying to show that there is no grounds for a sexual harassment suit against him.

Clau78
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2 years ago

I appreciate the fact that he does not touch their back. Some men go too low on the back and it feels like they are trying to grab your ass

Alexa
Community Member
2 years ago

I would respect that cause if someone you don't know, is touching you even for a quick pic, it would make me feel uncomfortable.

Coco
Community Member
2 years ago

He ddin't asked for teh pic, doh

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Alusair Alustriel
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2 years ago

Keanu is a legend. I really admire and respect that man. Also, he is the Cyberpunk 2077 star now :D Trailer was epic :D

Samuel Boias
Community Member
2 years ago

It's called being respectful of people's space. Not all people like to be touched. Or maybe HE doesn't like touching people in such an intimate way. Did nobody think of that? Maybe he finds it uncomfortable or awkward to touch people - especially people he doesn't know - when posing for photos. Assholes out here acting like he's "covering his ass" need to take a closer look at themselves and question why they make that assumption.

Give me a beagle any day...
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2 years ago

He was in the Matrix, right?

Jammy Tee
Community Member
2 years ago

+1 respect from me for respecting women.

Michele Hyduke
Community Member
2 years ago

He doesn't live in a lavish mansion and he uses the subway or rides a bike. He doesn't wear top brand clothes either. He's just a regular guy who's a celebrity but no flaunt. Keanu Reeves is too cool for school in my book!

Kim Bush
Community Member
2 years ago

As much as I respect this man I wish people would stop putting him on a pedestal. For the simple reason that I'm afraid the universe will take him away from us. Ease up on the worship everyone before karma bites us in the butt.

Matilda A
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2 years ago

I don't blame him. Who wants to be touched by a stranger constantly asking for a photo opp. Peoples hygiene can get pretty gross.

Ottmar Straub
Community Member
2 years ago

what a crazy world - poor Keanu

y janah
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2 years ago

It's hand gestures. Some culture says it's manner hands, others hover hands. To compare it to being respectful or not, is purely assumption and groundless. I like keanu movies, but people associate every little thing he does with "angelic'" things start to get annoying.

rai mei
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2 years ago

I think it's called "manner hands" in South Korea. But Keanu is a true gentleman :)

Nora H.
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2 years ago

It's just sad that he (and everyone) has to try and avoid human contact, just to be sure no one accuses him of indecency. We've let the abusers win.

Jenn Hoff
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2 years ago

That could easily be true! But he could also be a germaphobe, someone who believes in energy transfers (Hollywood type), or have hand tremors like some commenters have observed when they watch him. We really have no idea why he does it, so it's weird that the article makes it out to be like it's about trying to escape accusations. But I'm totally with you in general. :)

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Jeff Requier
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2 years ago

Where are their hands?

Juan Alcorta
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2 years ago

He´s been well advised by his lawyers

Daniel Beers
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2 years ago

Sad that we live in a society where he's afraid to touch them in a respectful manner in fear of being called a perv or sexual harrasser.

Yana Makarevitch
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2 years ago

Well, you never actually know if this is a sign of respect (personally, I don't see anything disrespectful in putting your hand on someone's shoulder or waist) or a sign of distaste.

Keessie
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2 years ago

Not everyone is comfortable touching strangers. It’s not about disliking someone. I find it courteous that he takes the time to talk and pose with people.

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Naledi Khoza
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4 months ago

He was sued for spousal support few years back by Karen Sala, who claims he is the father of her four kids even though he never met her and the DNA tests confirms he aint the dad

Brittany Yount
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1 year ago

My he like howie from American got Talent remember howie a Canadian maybe its canda thing

Brent Hollett
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1 year ago

Once a nerd always a nerd. Hover-hands is often a sign that someone doesn't feel like they belong there and to touch people would break the 'spell' that they're actually there. It's been a long recognized feature of things like Comic-Con photos. The people who most feel in awe of others show hover hands, because to actually touch people would make it real, and suddenly invite rejection.

Ken Johnson
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2 years ago

instead of everyone assuming why he does it, maybe someone should just ask him why he does it. that would clear things up, wouldn't it....

Master Markus
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2 years ago

It looks kind of awkward that he just hovers his hand though. Like, why doesn't he hold it closer to himself still? I dunno.

RoadKill 961
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2 years ago

I agree about respecting the women's space, folks. But those women clearly had absolutely no issue invading his personal space, without even asking him if he's alright with it. But we'll ignore that, I guess

Jimmy Rustled
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2 years ago

plenty of others in hollywood making up for him..touching all they can at any age they can

Terry Wickham
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2 years ago

Because he is NO CREEPY UNCLE Joe Biden!

Esther Lefcourt
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2 years ago

A great man and a super gentleman.

Samhhain Cat
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2 years ago

Joe Biden could learn a thing or a gazillion from this man.

Joel Lancaster
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2 years ago

hey keanu im 65 how about we go fishing for trout. out on a nice stream. in the mountains. im sure there's a cabin in northern new mexico we can go to. bring ya doggies too. relax then later sit at the fire drink a cold beer and relax. just be guys out in the boonies. im sure ya would like that.

Alejandro Suarez
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm going with the Jesus theory. I can tell for the third pic.

Debbie Lyn Jones (Deb)
Community Member
2 years ago

Well the puppy... that's a given there are going to be little cuddles and kisses :D

Ueda
Community Member
2 years ago

Maybe he just finds it gross.

pony33
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2 years ago

Some people would think, he touched me. He is in love with me

Lydia Dyckman
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2 years ago

He is respectful.

Ed Lesperance
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2 years ago

The dude Keanu walks on water (almost). Awesome respect for this man. Everything he does is golden.

Sharon Santiago Redden
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2 years ago

You're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't. He's smart.

We'llSee
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2 years ago

I love Keanu Reeves, I have always had a problem with people staying out of "my" space, its just a thing that bothers me and nothing is worse than having a guy force himself there. Just the other day I had a man reach over and grab my arm while making small talk in a produce stand, (I do not personally know this man), then he laid his hand over mine as I reached for my wallet to pay, to me this is going to far and made me feel uncomfortable. And having had a childhood much like his where there is so much strife and uncertainties and for myself abuse, being touched or touching can make you relive past pain. I applaud him for doing this ..

Patricia Thurston
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2 years ago

Keanu is just a very clever man all around - I like him even more after learning that he is not a 'handsy fellow" and his wife (is he married? ) can rest easy knowing he keeps his hands just for her (and the pet dog too) !

Mer
Community Member
2 years ago

Him with the doggos is my fav pic of him. And I don't blame him at all for not touching during pics especially if he doesn't know the other person.

Jon Wong
Community Member
2 years ago

hey keanu dude, you're excellent!!

Mark CM
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't blame him. You don't know where those skanky tarts have been!

Robyn Gardam
Community Member
2 years ago

He can not touch me any day :P I’d feel so blessed!

Molly Smith
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2 years ago

All the comments about not being “me too’d”. Oy! Yeah, avoided because you were respecting their body. Duh.

Jonathon Kettler
Community Member
2 years ago

It is very bad manners, in Japan, to touch people you do not know personally, and you do not touch people at all, in a familiar way out in public. itHe doesn't touch people out of sheer respect for other people, and honoring the culture he was partially raised up in, Keanu is a very down to earth person, and he thinks nothing of riding the subway to where he will be working! I have nothing but respect and admiration for him, he is not shallow or fickle like most hollywood celebrities, as far as I'm concerned he would be the kind of guy to actually show up if you were to invite him for your BBQ! Pure class, that is Keanu Reeves! Any Japanese people out there reading this feel free to add your comments regarding how he is behaving true to Japanese culture.

Racheal Githinji
Community Member
2 years ago

Omg, if i find any more awesome info about Keanu I'll melt!!! He's amazing

Mazikeen Lebron
Community Member
2 years ago

lov him ,very down to earth

Vini Vinsent
Community Member
2 years ago

The Real Man, not only for this action - He's just a Great Human!

未周 陸
Community Member
2 years ago

Some of the Comments included in this story are Purely Hilarious, Too, to echo those Photos!

Karin Morris
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

I find it sad that in this day and age someone feels it necessary to never touch a female he's taking a picture with because it might come back to bite him like it did with VP Biden.

Leigh Ann Poston
Community Member
2 years ago

Anybody else notice some comments in the article take even this to take cheap shots at women?

Asif Khan
Community Member
2 years ago

Male celebrities may have legitimate concerns, like women throwing themselves at them or using them to gain attention. Why is that unthinkable?

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Antenor
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2 years ago

For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.

Tahani
Community Member
2 years ago

2019 is the year of Keanu!!! SO much projects (including that rad new game he is in!) and he is just a gentleman and a kind kind soul! I love that guy ever since Parenthood :)

HoffLensMetalHedLovesAnimalsUK
Community Member
2 years ago

I wish i could be his mate, i think he needs some real friends.

Santino Marazzo
Community Member
2 years ago

Wish I could have his personal email address. Keanu and I have a lot common ,with regards to our past. He is a wonderful human being.

Rehman Doomunkhan
Community Member
2 years ago

Keanu is one of the best actor and he likes his world apart.May be the reflects of his childhood makes him a generous guy.

Nikki D
Community Member
2 years ago

I wanted to see what his first movie was, and in the process learned that he lost his only child and now I'm crying. Poor Keanu.

Eagle Girl
Community Member
2 years ago

It's weird the things people notice & spend time trying to undertand

Geoff411
Community Member
2 years ago

He doesn't want to infect anyone else with Agent Smith.

Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm just curious when someone will start the gossip that Keanu's behaviour is a clear case of mysophobia or that he doesn't touch people because he thinks they are inferior to him and he is actually disgusted by them. That's what usually happens when someone is only nice to other people.

BlahBlah
Community Member
2 years ago

Maybe he doesn't want to be sued by some politically correct moron : )

Bethany Spielman
Community Member
2 years ago

I'd like to be more than "touched" if you know what I'm saying ;)

Asif Khan
Community Member
2 years ago

Stop being a creep and disrespecting men.

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Shireen
Community Member
2 years ago

He is a true gentleman but it's so sad that we've come to a point of not even being able to enjoy a hug or being held by someone in fear of social media and social justice warrior backlash...

Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
2 years ago

Being cautious because of fake sexual harrasment charges is not quite comparable to "fear of social media and social justice warrior backlash." The one can destroy your life and career, the other is just a nuissance.

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C Black
Community Member
2 years ago

If he would just cut that hair.....

Matilda A
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't like to touch other people either. People have foreign bacteria, I don't blame him.

Adrijana Radosevic
Community Member
2 years ago

..Hes sick of this shit but gotta go along with the fans if he wants to be hired and make movies?

Santino Marazzo
Community Member
2 years ago

I wish that I had his personal email address. His past and mine have a lot in common. Would really like to talk with him.

Cait Stringer
Community Member
2 years ago

I wonder if he touches his partner when he's ballroom dancing?

Caren Johnson
Community Member
2 years ago

Some jerk in this day and age may say that they were touched inappropriately and a legal issue would be an embarrassment to Keanu.

Marco Monge
Community Member
2 years ago

Awesome not touching people, keeps always away stupid lawsuits

Inna Shtarkman
Community Member
2 years ago

Give me a break!! Such bs! Those women are standing in Very close proximity to Keany half naked with their arms wrapped around him and praising him for not touching them? Fakers! I am sure they were dying for him to touch them! I would! Good for you Keany! All you need is all those: me too" fanatics to be all over you. I am sure you don't like it but you have to promote your movies and have to be nice to all those pushy broads. Sorry about it. It's not enough that you have to work very hard on the movies but you have to make all those shameless females happy. sorry, take care

Michelle Muirhead
Community Member
2 years ago

It really is a sad state of affairs when he has to be so careful, but good on him! A real gentleman especially that these women choose to be photographed with him in close proximity.

TheExtremeSmell
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2 years ago

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All his physical contacts in movies are also CGIed per his contracts and even in love scenes a green Saran Wrap is between lips

MadamButterfly
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2 years ago

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There are men,but then there are men.

Molly Block
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2 years ago

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Smart man. You can't touch anyone, especially a woman, these days without someone yelling "ME TOO!"

Oathbraker
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2 years ago

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Can't say I blame him. With everyone and their mums screeching #metoo it doesn't take much to ruin a man's life and career.

ninj5500
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2 years ago

Yeah, don't ever worry about all the women being abused. It's more important men are ever accused of doing anything wrong.

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Ben Smith
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2 years ago

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It is 100% so he doesn’t get me-too’d. Glad he’s still nice enough to take pics with fans with all the crazies out there

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2 years ago (edited)

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He's germophobic. HA! That doesn't work, cause. THEY are touching him. I'm going with the "Me Too" problem. EVERY MAN IS A SUSPECT. Sheesh.

Ryan Evans
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2 years ago

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Damn rapist

Israel Martinez
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2 years ago

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How hard must it be for people (i.e. men) to have any shred of respect and know the boundaries ...

Scott Sommer
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2 years ago

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"He is such a gentlemen." I love when people say this. So, are you saying the women who touch him are not "lady like?" I still remember when people weren't so sensitive. Where a hug was nothing more than a hug. This is the real bullshit people never realize. Men are apparently only gentlemen when they never touch, but give up everything to women and do everything for women. They can never expect women to do anything for them as the man needs and wants are never important. Men are so strict to these rules by women that any deviation...even if by accident...well get them labeled a predator and a rapist or some kind of sexist patriarchy. Men could lose their livlihood by leaving a toilet seat up, but never mention how women are emotionally compromised otherwise you're being sexist. So men have to lie and say the girl is strong while handling her with kid gloves. Apparently, women are strong enough to take care of themselves, but are too weak to be a physical abuser.

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