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Brad Pitt Rushed By Notorious Ukrainian Prankster at 'Maleficent' Premiere

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Not the face! Brad Pitt was punched by a notorious celebrity prankster on the red carpet at the premiere of Angelina Jolie's film "Maleficent" on Wednesday, May 28, a source tells Us Weekly.PHOTOS: Brad and Angelina's sweetest moments Pitt was at the El Capitan theatre in Hollywood for the premiere of the Disney film when a man, later identified as Vitalii Sediuk -- the same man who crawled under America Ferrera's skirt in Cannes on Friday, May 16 -- suddenly jumped the barrier and ran up to the "12 Years a Slave" actor while he was walking down the carpet.Pitt, who was singing fan autographs, was surprised by the Ukrainian, who then made contact with Pitt's face before security intervened and held the so-called prankster until police arrived on the scene.PHOTOS: Celebs at Disney princessesLos Angeles Police Department's Sergeant Leonard Calderon told Variety that Seduik was taken to the Hollywood police station where he was arrested and booked on suspicion of misdemeanor battery. He is being held on $20,000 bail.After the incident, Jolie and Pitt took some time out before resuming official duties on the red carpet. "Nobody saw or heard from Brad and Angelina for about 15 minutes," a source told Us. "At 6:45 p.m. Angelina resurfaced and conducted her first interview. Brad walked the carpet without doing any press at all. In fact he moved so fast past the line that most people missed him."Click on to read more ...
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