Russell Brand Arrest: Paparazzi Shooting Up Katy Perry's Skirt

He's charged with simple battery
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 18, 2010 10:48 AM CDT
British actor Russell Brand makes a grimace during a photo-call to promote his movie 'Get Him To The Greek.'   (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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(Newser) – Russell Brand is free on bail today on charges of simple battery after he allegedly roughed up members of the paparazzi at LAX airport. The reason? He told cops upon his arrest that photographers were trying to shoot up fiancée Katy Perry's skirt, reports TMZ. Katy herself confirms the line of defense, via tweet, of course: "If you cross the line & try and put a lens up my dress, my fiancé will do his job & protect me." MTV has more details.
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