Actor hits cheerleader in the face with basketball

A video of Will Ferrell hitting a cheerleader in the face at a Pelicans-Lakers game last night has gone viral.

The video shows the Anchorman actor launching a basketball that then hits the cheerleader right in the kisser – hard.


Video of Will Ferrell's halfcourt shot just filmed for movie "Daddy's Home."

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The video soon went viral on Twitter with Vines of the incident being shared worldwide. In classic Will Ferrell behaviour however, it was soon exposed as a staged prank for an upcoming movie, Daddy's Home.

He got us…good!