Obviously discomfited, the man who once made a fool of himself by playing the pussy cat opposite actress Ruta Lenska was hardly in the mood, this time, to accept a lady's touch.
Catholic journalist Cristina Odone, laying her hand on George's arm to interject a point about Nazism's treatment of Christians, is brusquely told (twice) to take it away.
Poor George. He can be forgiven for being niggled, given the fact he's being trounced by the audience.
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Certainly seems so:
(Hat tip: Shirlee of Jews Down Under; more here)