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Brad Pitt Was Hit In The Face By A Ukrainian Prankster At The Premiere Of “Maleficent”

Vitalii Sediuk is the same guy who crawled under America Ferrera’s dress at Cannes earlier this month.

1. At the Hollywood premiere of Maleficent Wednesday night, Brad Pitt was rushed by Ukrainian prankster Vitalii Sediuk outside the El Capitan Theatre.

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2. Sediuk lept over the security barrier and tried to put his hands on Pitt. Sediuk was then tackled by Los Angeles police and detained.

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3. He is facing a misdemeanor battery charge and is currently being held on a $20,000 bail.

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4. According to TMZ, Pitt has filed a temporary restraining order against Sediuk, who must stay 500 feet away from Pitt for the next 5 days.

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5. You can watch a video of the whole incident here:

6. Sediuk has tried four similar stunts this year. At the Cannes Film Festival earlier in the month, he attempted to crawl under America Ferrera’s dress.

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7. In January, he tried to hug Bradley Cooper’s crotch on the red carpet of the Screen Actors Guild Awards and did the same thing again in February to Leonardo DiCaprio at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

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8. Sediuk is perhaps best known for this incident in 2012, when he attempted to kiss Will Smith at the Moscow premiere of Men in Black III, then was summarily slapped by Smith.

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