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Alexander Skarsgård ‘nearly ran over’ Greta Thunberg on bike

The Swedes swerved simply in time.

Alexander Skarsgård admitted that he “practically ran over” Greta Thunberg whereas using his bike by way of a current protest in Stockholm, Sweden

Skarsgård, 45, briefly described the shut name — wherein he nearly hit the 19-year-old local weather activist — in a current interview with the UK Times.

“I practically ran over Greta Thunberg,” Skarsgård declared. “She’s how we promote our nation now,” he added of his fellow Swedish patriot, who has been nominated thrice for the Nobel Peace Prize. “And I nearly hit her with my bike.”

In a cheeky nod to his newest function within the “The Northman,” out April 15, Skarsgård quipped, “Greta is sort of a modern-day Viking — and, like Greta, the Vikings refused to fly.”

The truth is, Thunberg has been recognized to make use of air journey for her many international appearances, although she famously took a racing yacht — with no bathroom or bathe — to achieve the US in 2019 earlier than collaborating in a United Nations summit.

Extra just lately the younger activist has been seen pushing her College Strike for Local weather marketing campaign to protest the fossil gasoline trade.

In the meantime, Skarsgård seems within the upcoming Viking epic, directed by Robert Eggers (“Lighthouse”), wherein he performs the titular function tailored from the legend of Prince Amleth.

The movie sees the ripped Scandinavian actor as a blond, bearded warrior who goes on psychedelic drug-fueled raids to destroy Slavic communities as he seeks to avenge his murdered father.

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