By Cher Tippetts On September 18, 2010

Russell Brand Arrested At LAX Airport - Photos

Following a scuffle with photographers...

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Russell Brand has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport airport after getting into a scuffle with photographers.

The star was going through security with fiancée Katy Perry when he began pushing and hitting out at members of the assembled paparazzi, according to eyewitness reports. 


Russell and Katy are surrounded by photographers at LAX before the incident

The altercation reportedly ended when a photographer performed a citizen's arrest on Russell and he was taken into custody.

He was reportedly booked on battery charges, and has since been released on $20,000 bail.


Russell is driven away to be booked at LAPD's Pacific Station

So what got Russell all riled up and (allegedly) punchy-feely? Katy says he was protecting her modesty from the paps' prying lenses.

She Tweeted: "If you cross the line & try an put a lens up my dress, my fiancé will do his job & protect me. #standbyyourman #don'tfuckwiththeBrands."

Could this be the snap too far for Russell?

More pictures of Russell's run in with the paparazzi at LAX

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