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Brad Pitt

Man Arrested for Rushing Actor

at 'Maleficent' Premiere

5/28/2014 7:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Brad Pitt Attacked Maleficent Premiere
Brad Pitt was the target of a crazed man who jumped a barrier and made contact with the actor while he walked a red carpet..

Pitt was at the El Capitan theater in Hollywood for the premiere of wife Angelina Jolie's new Disney flick "Maleficent" ... when a man suddenly jumped the fence and ran up to the actor while he was walking down the red carpet.

We're told the man actually made contact with Pitt's face before being nabbed by cops. It's unclear what the man's intentions were.

Law enforcement sources tell us the man was arrested by LAPD and booked for misdemeanor battery.

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9:45 PM PT -- The whacked out fan turned out to be the moron Ukranian reporter, Vitalii Sediuk,  who also got slapped for trying to kiss Will Smith, was arrested after he crashed the Grammys, and once got a face full of Leonardo DiCaprio's crotch.  
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31.

Machelle    

Brad and Jolie got married already? When?

86 days ago
32.

MDL    

Are you sure he's not one of TMZ's reporters? Sounds like it could be.

86 days ago
33.

UNLEVINED HARVEY    

oh my god brad is prettier than that human skeleton

86 days ago
34.

The Community Organizer     

White people

86 days ago
35.

aldz    

This guy needs a new hobby!

86 days ago
36.

Hans Gruber    

I don't know what would possess or cause a person to waste their time on the red carpet trying to get close to a Hollywood celebrity like Brad Pitt. He is short little man for one. He probably wears lifts to make himself feel taller.

86 days ago
37.

Dmitri Desgoffe-und-Taxis    

Most exciting thing that's happened in relation to this film.

86 days ago
38.

Lylah    

Also the guy who thought it was funny to stick his head under America Ferrera's dress in Cannes. Who pays this guy to be such a dumbass?

86 days ago
39.

SaucyPancake00    

Vitalii Sediuk should be banned from attending events. He is nothing but a nuisance. If they can't ban him at least let law enforcement know who he is and try to spot him, so he can't try to get another 15 min of fame. Has he been mentally evaluated? He obviously hasn't learned that rushing celebrities is not okay.

86 days ago
40.

Tj    

If the cops emptied his pockets what's that buldge from. Maybe thats how he gets off.

86 days ago
41.

sevotery    

Just jail him! He tried to sexually assault America Ferrera in France and he should have been designated a paedophile and should have been jailed after that, bet the LAPD and the Courts won't have the guts to put him away this time and the s*** will continue to taint other peoples lives.

86 days ago
42.

TheMoniq64    

That psycho reporter deserves to have his ass beat!

86 days ago
43.

Moongold    

Twisted freak. Stop giving him publicity - that's all these sort of people crave and do these things to get. Lock him up and lose the key.

86 days ago
44.

Chris    

He just needs a hug. What's so wrong with that?

86 days ago
45.

George Bush    

Another paid publicity stunt.

86 days ago
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