American actor attacked by cheetah on safari in South Africa

Posted on July 10, 2013 • Filed under: South Africa, Tourist Injured

According to, Adam Sandler had a close encounter with a cheetah during a recent trip to South Africa when the wild animal turned on the actor and attacked him during a feeding session. The Grown Ups star was in town filming new movie Blended with Drew Barrymore when he took a day off to enjoy a private safari, where he was allowed to get up close and personal with the native wildlife. Under the supervision of an animal specialist, Sandler was invited to help feed a cheetah, but things quickly went awry when the feline became aggressive and jumped on the actor’s back. Read article

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