Internet Dresses Down Cuba Gooding Jr. For Lifting Up Skirt Of Sarah Paulson

"Does he seriously think this is okay?"
Cuba Gooding Jr. lifted his "AHS" co-star's skirt onstage.
Cuba Gooding Jr. lifted his "AHS" co-star's skirt onstage.
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Cuba Gooding Jr. lifted up Sarah Paulson’s dress at an “American Horror Story” panel Sunday night, prompting some concern on social media.

While Paulson greeted costar Kathy Bates at Los Angeles’ PaleyFest, Gooding crept up behind Paulson and pulled her skirt up. A surprised Paulson eventually realized what was happening and tugged her skirt down.

Whether or not it was intended as a playful moment between Paulson and Gooding, who also worked together on “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” some Twitter commenters expressed their surprise.

Digital Spy noted that Gooding had already pulled at her dress before the incident, prompting a playful slap from Paulson.

The Huffington Post has reached out to reps for both actors and will update this post accordingly.

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