Brad Pitt Roughed Up by Own Guard

Security mistook the actor for a photog at LA movie event
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 12, 2008 11:11 AM CST

(Newser) – Brad Pitt got to see how the other half lives when a bouncer at a promotional event for his latest movie failed to recognize the star and tried to pin him to a wall. The guard pulled Pitt out of a crowd of paparazzi that had infiltrated a secure area and spun him around "quickly and aggressively," reports the New York Post.

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Once he realized who he had in his grip—perhaps the '70s mustache and fuzzy hat had impeded his powers of recognition—the guard ushered Pitt into the theater for a Q&A about The Strange Case of Benjamin Button. Pitt called it "just another day in the life," noting that paparazzi were especially aggressive.
(Read more Brad Pitt stories.)

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