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Russell Tovey Live-Tweets “Flight From Hell,” Lives To Tweet Another Day

Russell Tovey has had a really tough time, you guys.

It’s been reported that on a recent flight from London to NYC, the British actor and proud masculine man was seated next to, as multiple outlets have described, the “passenger from hell!” Spooky.

Tovey live-tweeted his satanic experience mid-flight.

Things started out optimistic enough:

But quickly Tovey’s row-mate began to show his dark, twisted true nature, mistaking the Brit for — dare we say it? — an Australian:

Then he had the audacity to follow up his insulting geographical question with not one, two or even five sneezes, but seven or eight! It’s as if Russell was seated next to the Devil himself:

But while the coughing eventually subsided, the horror didn’t stop there.

Flights from London to NYC are about eight hours, which means that all of this tweeting transpired over the course of thirty-odd minutes.  Before Russell was forced to — it’s almost too awful to even think — ask the flight attendant for an extra blanket, something truly miraculous happened. A passenger who’d been following Russell’s plight from three rows back tweeted him:

Non-sneezing civilized identically dressed guys to the rescue!

And they all lived happily ever after.

That was a close one.