Hugh Jackman saves beachgoers, including son, from riptide

By Karen Butler   |   March 26, 2016 at 1:33 PM
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SYDNEY, March 26 (UPI) -- Hugh Jackman's publicist says the actor and his 15-year-old son Oscar are "completely fine" after Jackman saved his boy and others caught in a riptide.

9 News Australia footage shows the film star rescuing his son, a man and a girl, who appeared overwhelmed by rough waves on Bondi Beach in Sydney Saturday.

"Hugh and Oscar are completely fine," the actor's representative told ABC News in a statement.

"It looks more dramatic than it was."

The X-Men veteran was in his native Australia to promote his movie Eddie the Eagle.

Hugh Jackman rescues son from Bondi rip

JUST IN: #9News has obtained EXCLUSIVE vision of actor Hugh Jackman rescuing his son and another man from the surf at Bondi beach. Details: http://www.9news.com.au/entertainment/2016/03/26/18/47/hugh-jackman-rescues-son-and-others-from-rip-at-bondi

Posted by 9 News on Saturday, March 26, 2016
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