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Russell Brand arrested for battery in LA airport
Comedian punches paparazzo as he and fiancée Katy Perry move through airport security.

RUSSELL BRAND HAS been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after a scuffle with a photographer.

The thirty-five year old posted $20,000 bail and was released from LAPD Pacific Division after being charged with a misdemeanour charge of simple battery.

Brand had been travelling through security at LAX airport when the incident occurred. TMZ have a video of the alleged battery.

The photographer staged a citizen’s arrest on Brand after the comedian attacked him. Brand’s fiancée Katy Perry tweeted afterwards “If you cross the line & try an put a lens up my dress, my fiancé will do his job & protect me.”