Hilary Swank says fans are often outraged she's not Jennifer Garner, and her reaction takes the cake

Hilary Swank shares that fans would beg her so hard and so intensely that she would just go with the flow and play along with being Jennifer Garner.


                            Hilary Swank says fans are often outraged she's not Jennifer Garner, and her reaction takes the cake
Hilary Swank (L) and Jennifer Garner (R) (Source: Getty Images)

Hilary Swank recently admitted that many fans get angry with her for not being Jennifer Garner. Swank also recalled how the begging of the fans would get so intense that she would sometimes just give in and play along. 

While speaking to Conan O'Brien, "People get angry at me because they think that I’m just trying not to sign an autograph for them or take a picture. They’ll be like, ‘Oh God, I’m such a big fan. I loved you in Alias.’ And I’m like, ‘Oh, it’s not me.’ And they’re like, ‘Oh no, please, I know you’re busy with your family but please!"

"They actually said, Don’t be a b**ch. And I didn’t want to give her a bad name, so I took a photo with them and maybe someone will say someday, That’s not Jennifer Garner," she recalled. 

Apparently, Hilary Swank is not the only one going through a mistaken identity crisis and it seems that Jennifer Garner is experiencing the same as well. "I told [Jennifer] and she said, Oh my God, I get that all the time too! I said, As Jennifer Garner?And she said, No, as you!" Swank added. 

 

Hilary Swank (L) Jennifer Garner (R) (Source: Getty Images)

Hilary was out of the spotlight for quite a while due to her father's ill health and only recently decided to return to the public eye. The star took a break in the year 2016 after his lung transplant and returned to the public while visiting Conan. Despite her massive sacrifice, the actress is very happy with the way things have turned out. 

She is currently all set to co-star in an FX series called Trust about the kidnap of oil family heir Paul Getty III in Rome by the Mafia in 1973. They demand a ransom for the 16-year-old but his wealthy grandfather refuses to pay. Hilary plays the teen's mother Gail Getty who is determined to get him back.