Hollywood A-lister Brad Pitt almost got face-planted by an apparently crazed fan who rushed the movie star Wednesday outside the El Capitan theater in Los Angeles.
The hunky hearthrob had arrived late with his family to the premiere of Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficient,” which also stars their 4-year-old daughter Vivienne as Aurora.
Pitt was strolling the red carpet when the man — wearing maroon pants, a dark jacket and casual loafers — leapt over the security barrier and tried to get his hands on one of the world’s most famous kissers
VLUV/NUKIDB/Splash News Security guards restrain the man who attacked Brad Pitt at the ‘Maleficent’ movie premiere. VLUV/NUKIDB/Splash News Brad Pitt looks on as security guards restrain the goon who attacked him. VLUV/NUKIDB/Splash News The attacker is wrestled to the ground and cuffed. GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at the premiere Wednesday night. Pitt was later seen laughing over the incident.
The interloper ended up face-down over a security barrier — checkered underwear exposed — as security grabbed him and hauled him away from Pitt.
The overeager fan was detained by the Los Angeles police and faced a misdemeanor battery charge, according to TMZ.
Pitt was later seen laughing over the incident as he continued on his way into the theater.