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Marsai Martin Left An Interview After Being Attacked By A Bat

You know Marsai Martin. She's a talented actor, producer, and entrepreneur.

Closeup of Marsai Martin
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She's also an ambassador for "When We All Vote" — Michelle Obama's national initiative to increase voter turnout — and this weekend, she stopped by the 2023 AfroTech Conference in Austin to talk about it.

Closeup of Marsai Martin
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Marsai was chatting with journalist Sylvia Obell when something started flying around the room.

At first, neither of them knew what it was, but after being informed that it was a bat, Marsai rightfully freaked out.

Closeup of Marsai Martin

She screamed:

Marsai Martin screaming

She ducked:

Closeup of Marsai Martin

Then she finally ran off the stage:

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People couldn't help but laugh:

"The martial arts hands"
"naaah she went lil Kim dance moves in a second"
"the lady who walked out with her handbag made my night"

They also thought it was so real:

"She's so cute!"

But in all seriousness, I'm glad everyone's okay! You can see the clip for yourself here: