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Brad Pitt's Attacker Gets Temporary Restraining Order

  | May 31, 2014 15:11 IST (Los Angeles)
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Brad Pitt was attacked at the Hollywood premiere of his fiance and actress Angelina Jolie's Maleficent.

Ukrainian reporter Vitalii Sediuk, who attacked Hollywood star Brad Pitt at the premiere of Maleficent, has been ordered to stay at least half a km away from all red carpet events.

Ukrainian reporter Vitalii Sediuk, who attacked Hollywood star Brad Pitt at the premiere of Maleficent, has been ordered to stay at least half a km away from all red carpet events.
Vitalii, who hit 50-year-old Brad in the face and broke his designer sunglasses at the Hollywood premiere of his fiance and actress Angelina Jolie's new movie on Wednesday, was sentenced to three years' probation, 20 days of community labour and was ordered to undergo a year of psychological counselling in court on Friday, reports contactmusic.com. (Also read:At Maleficent Premiere, Brad Pitt Punched by Serial Prankster)
The accused, 25, faced four charges, including battery; unlawful activity at a sporting event, theatrical or exhibition; assault; and unlawful delay or interference of a sporting event, theatrical or exhibition. But the latter two were dropped after he reached a plea deal.
The judge has ordered Vitalii to maintain his distance at all red carpets, movie premieres and entertainment events in the future.
Vitalii was released from police custody after appearing in court, but he has been told to attend a hearing on July 8 to prove his enrolment in a counselling program. (Also read: Brad Pitt Attacker Previously Annoyed Madonna, Will Smith, Adele and America Ferrara )
The reporter was fired from his country's channel 1+1 earlier after he attempted to put his head under actress America Ferrera's dress at the Cannes International Film Festival on May 17.


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