Mark, would you be just as protective if it were your girlfriend? Curious minds would love to know.
There was no reason to be protective, so no.
The situation was equivalent to a girl walking into a pub, on its most popular day ever, demanding no one talk about Big Brother because she hadn't seen who got knocked out. And then as people continued to talk about it the boyfriend decided to rip the place up in anger at the lack of cooperation, forcing everyone to leave. When asked about his actions, the boyfriend blamed the owner for not gagging all the customers for his girlfriend's benefit.