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Brad Pitt Attacked By Real Life Borat

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May. 29 2014, Published 10:22 a.m. ET

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Brad Pitt on Wednesday was struck in the face, police said, by 25-year-old Ukrainian TV reporter Vitalii Sediuk at the Maleficent premiere at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre.

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Brad Pitt is accosted by a Ukrainian TV reporter in this melee at the “Maleficent” premiere.

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His attacker, Vitalii Sediuk, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of battery.

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Cops flood the area after the Moneyball star’s face was struck by the man.

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Sediuk has a history of haranguing A-listers, as Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio and Bradley Cooper have all been on the wrong end of his antics.

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The fame-seeking Sediuk also made headlines after he placed his head under America Ferrara's dress at a Cannes screening earlier this month.

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The ever-professional Pitt continued to sign autographs for fans following the bizarre run-in.

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Pitt is escorted through Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre by a wall of security.

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Sediuk remains in cuffs as officers assess the scene.

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Sediuk remains in cuffs as officers assess the scene.

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are seen at the "Maleficent" premiere

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The hunky Pitt was present to support wife Angelina Jolie in her latest film foray.

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are seen at the "Maleficent" premiere

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Pitt looked dapper in black on the late spring evening.

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are seen at the "Maleficent" premiere

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The “World War Z” star cuts a winning smile for fans and onlookers at the screening.

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