Russell Brand Arrested For Attacking A Paparazzo

Sep 18th, 2010

Russell Brand was arrested yesterday at Los Angeles International Airport after he attacked a photographer. The British funny man lost his cool after the paps followed he and fiance Katy Perry. Katy later tweeted it was because the paps were trying to get a shot underneath her dress.

As the couple made their way through the airport (Russell visibly upset and walking multiple steps ahead of Katy), there's a video showing Russell pushing one paparazzi to his right.

“At about 7:50 p.m. GMT Friday, the police arived at the airport in Los Angeles Airport responded to a call at following an altercation between a celebrity and a photographer (paparazzi), at Terminal 5″ the statement said police airport.

“The victim has identified the suspect (Russell Brand)” before “the police proceeded to arrest him for assault,” the statement said.

As of yesterday, he was taken into police custody. After the physical assault, Russell also got into a war of words with the same photographer.

Katy later tweeted about the incident:

If you cross the line & try an put a lens up my dress, my fiancÚ will do his job & protect me. #standbyyourman #don'tfuckwiththeBrands

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