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Brian Austin Green, Megan Fox

Sued For Alleged Brutality

On the Beach

3/26/2012 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0326_brian_fox_launch_EX_v2Brian Austin Green is being sued by a celebrity photographer who claims he was brutally beaten by the actor as his wife, Megan Fox, egged him on.

Delbert Shaw claims in a lawsuit that will be filed this morning in L.A. County Superior Court ... he was taking pics of the smoking hot couple last December on the beach in front of the Four Seasons Resort in Hualalai, Hawaii ... when Brian and Megan allegedly made verbal threats against Shaw. 

According to the suit, it escalated when Megan yelled to her hubby, "Are you going to let him get away with that?"

Shaw alleges Brian defended Megan's honor by hauling off and pummeling him, causing severe injuries. To add insult to injury, Shaw claims Brian threw his iPhone into the deep blue sea.

Shaw says Megan was egging Brian on during the entire incident.

He's suing for unspecified damages and is represented by attorney Sark Ohanian at the law firm of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP in Beverly Hills.

Calls to reps for Fox and Green were not returned.

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31.

Jon    

Ugh, sorry to hear this, I hope Brian And Megan are cleared of this very, very soon?

852 days ago
32.

gonad    

The photographer looks no more hurt than he would have been if Megan was the one who took him down. Any judge should laugh at the victim.

852 days ago
33.

JoAnn Anderson     

That's what his bitchass got for spying on people.

852 days ago
34.

Penelope    

Leave the people alone on vacation and you won't get wrestled to the ground. He hardly looks pummelled in these photos. He deserves what he got. I am no fan of this couple but they deserve not to be stalked by an idiot pap.

852 days ago
35.

cman    

damn that Megan Fox is so smokin hot.

852 days ago
36.

patrick    

Looks like he just threw him in the sand, *****.

852 days ago
37.

Mental    

I would beat the **** out of any photographer/s if they do that **** to me or my family...lucky im not a celebrity lol.

852 days ago
38.

dummy    

Getting beat up by David Silvers has GOT to be humiliating. What next-Kelly Taylor called you out of the closet?

852 days ago
39.

Allison    

HAHA That guy is HUGE and Brian Austin Green took him down !! Isn't a little old for Megan Fox ? But really someone wants privacy it should be respected. Snap a quick pic then go away

852 days ago
40.

tracker    

When the celebs are starting out,they do anything to get photographed.so get over yourselves,it goes with the 'job' assault is never the answer...

852 days ago
41.

Reid Adair    

Is "celebrity photographer" a nice name for paparrazi? Maybe this was a TMZ photographer since TMZ chose not to call him what he was - paparazzi.

852 days ago
42.

ApoloKreedEatsFriedRiceOnAnyGivenSunday    

looks like a REACH AROUND 2 me!!!

852 days ago
43.

mebrat24    

OMG what ethical lawyer would take on such a disturbing violent act. oh yeah it is a L A lawyer.

852 days ago
44.

Ih8Taxes    

Beat down? It looks more like he's trying to give the guy a dry hump. They're all a bunch of losers. And they had better save their money because their careers are both over.

852 days ago
45.

TMP    

While I find this stupid. I must say, Celebs need to accept the fact that if they want to be famous, then they have to deal with people taking pictures of them, no matter how much they want privacy, when they are out in public, they are fair game. Now, if they were in their back yard and someone was hoping their fence or sneaking into their yard/house.. then let 'em have it. On a public beach... sorry..

852 days ago
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