Brad Pitt attacked on red carpet with Angelina by his side

Brad Pitt’s walk on the red carpet at the LA première of Maleficent took a dramatic turn when a man rushed the star and punched him in the face.

A Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson confirmed that a man was arrested on the red carpet at the El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard at the première of Angelina Jolie’s new movie last night.

They also confirmed that the man jumped a barrier before attacking Brad.

The man was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery, and taken to the nearest police station for questioning.

It’s been reported that the alleged attacker is Vitalii Sediuk – the man who was dragged off the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival after crawling under the dress of actress America Ferrera.

At previous events – he has hassled stars including Leonardo DiCaprio, Bradley Cooper and Will Smith.

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