Today we learned the identities of the couple famously photographed kissing during a full-fledged riot in Vancouver following the Stanley Cup finals. The story they told was that Alexandra Jones had fallen during a police charge and Scott Thomas consoled her on the ground afterward. Eyewitness Keaton Mazurek told us in an e-mail, "She was obviously injured and, judging by body language/shoeless, I believe she injured her ankle/tibia/fibula. Shortly afterward a woman wearing dark clothing carrying a bag was the first to lend assistance (because of her dress I thought that she was a paramedic, however, she had a large white flower in her hair and so that is highly unlikely.) Within a couple of minutes a group of 5-6 people were surrounding her before she was helped away." The above photo, released today by Getty Images, appears to show that scene.
This is the first or second minute of Thomas and Jones's 15 minutes of fame. Scott Jones's father, Brett Jones, announced on his Facebook page today that the pair would appear on the Today Show on Monday. Scott Jones is an aspiring actor, so perhaps this is his chance for a big break. So far, they haven't granted many interviews, but we've poked around the Internet to cobble together a couple of profiles: