Andrew Garfield Responded To The Story That He Was "Rude" To A Delivery Guy And Revealed He Was Actually Just Scared People Would Figure Out He Was In "No Way Home"

"This is my first night! I'm like, Oh my god, I'm gonna get rumbled that I'm in Atlanta immediately."

It's probably fair to say that Andrew Garfield can breathe a little easier now he no longer has to keep his role in No Way Home a secret — especially considering the lengths he went to in order to keep it under wraps!

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The 38-year-old and his fellow Spider-Man Tom Holland were forced to lie in various interviews on multiple occasions as rumors of Andrew and Tobey Maguire's involvement in the new movie started to gain traction.

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In fact, Andrew took his responsibility so seriously that he even lied to Amazing Spider-Man costar Emma Stone!

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But, in a recent interview on the Happy Sad Confused podcast, Andrew revealed that the jig was almost up before he even set foot on the set due to a standoff with the guy delivering his tacos!

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Back in January 2021, just as Andrew and Tobey were about to join the No Way Home set, someone on Twitter claimed to have delivered food to Andrew in Atlanta, fueling rumors that he was there to reprise his role as Spider-Man.

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In a since-deleted thread, the delivery guy claimed that Andrew was "rude asf" after he asked to see his ID for some alcohol he'd apparently purchased. The location of the tweets confirmed the exchange had taken place in Atlanta, where fans already knew No Way Home was shooting.

Well, now, Andrew has confirmed that the story was true, revealing that it actually took place on his first night in Atlanta before he'd even started production.

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"This was my first night in Atlanta and I'm with two of my best friends, one of whom is on The Walking Dead, which shoots out there," he said. "We're at the house that they're putting me up in and I ordered takeout for us."

Andrew explained that, because of COVID-19, he thought he'd be able to keep his presence somewhat low-key by wearing masks and hats. However, he didn't anticipate getting asked for his ID...

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"This is my first night! I'm like, Oh my god, I'm gonna get rumbled that I'm in Atlanta immediately," he said. "Lo and behold, the guy goes like, 'I think I just delivered food to Andrew Garfield.'" 

Andrew recalled that he felt something was a little "fishy" because he hadn't actually ordered any alcohol and was also concerned about social distancing for fear he'd test positive for COVID and shut down production.

"I think he called me rude, which I definitely wasn't," he continued. "I did ask to do social distancing, but I obviously upset the man. I didn't mean to and I apologize for anything that may have been misconstrued as being rude — I don't like upsetting people."

In the end, Andrew got his friend to show the delivery guy his ID instead to put an end to the situation. But, of course, that didn't stop the rumors from spreading.

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"It just became this whole thing. I think he got in trouble," he said. "I don't know, whatever. But wherever you are, sir, I knew what you were up to! You were sneaky, and you gave me a good challenge that night."

You can watch Andrew's full interview with the Happy Sad Confused podcast here.