1. Headline
  1. Headline
Image: Russell Brand
Andrew D. Bernstein  /  NBAE/Getty Images
Actor Russell Brand reportedly got into a scuffle with paparazzi who were tailing him and fiancee Katy Perry at LAX.
By
E! Online
updated 9/17/2010 7:23:40 PM ET 2010-09-17T23:23:40

If Russell Brand is looking to avoid attention, he picked the wrong fiancée.

The "Get Him to the Greek" star was arrested Friday at Los Angeles International Airport after allegedly getting into a fight with paparazzi who were tailing him and Katy Perry through the Delta terminal on their way out of town, LAX police confirm to E! News.

Related E! story: Katy Perry sending Russel Brand to outer space

Yeesh, even Lady Gaga and her handcuffs made it on the plane.

  1. More Entertainment stories
    1. Autistic ballerina dances her way into hearts

      In a popular YouTube video, the beaming little ballerina dances an entire four-minute routine seemingly perfectly, matchin...

    2. Every on-screen drink in 'Mad Men' in 5 minutes
    3. See the 'Dancing' stars' most memorable moves
    4. Emmy's biggest snubs? Cranston, Hamm, more
    5. 'Toy Story' toys burn up in prank on mom

Brand's rep confirmed to E! that an altercation occurred between the British funnyman and police said that they had detained a "celebrity" after an alleged battery incident involving a "commercial photographer" at approximately 1:50 p.m.

Well, Brand's a celeb, and photographers like to take picture of him and Perry. Sounds like we have a match!

More from E! Online: Adam Lambert faces fashion police

According to Sgt. Belinda Nettles, the scorned shutterbug made a citizen's arrest and the airport police duly took Brand into custody on suspicion of battery, after which he'll be transferred to the LAPD's Pacific Division station for booking.

Once he's booked, bail will likely be set at $20,000 and Brand could be free to go later today.

If convicted of misdemeanor battery, the "Arthur" remaker could face up to six months to a year in jail, according to L.A. City Attorney's Office spokesman Frank Mateljan.

© 2013 E! Online

Discuss:

Discussion comments

,

More on TODAY.com

  1. Digital Vision. / Getty Images

    3 mistakes every parent should avoid during the school year

    8/26/2014 3:04:03 PM +00:00 2014-08-26T15:04:03
  1. Courtesy Holly Spring Photograph

    Mom creates beautiful photo series for daughter born without a hand

    8/26/2014 3:28:20 PM +00:00 2014-08-26T15:28:20
  1. This $22 gadget could get you kicked off a flight

    On Sunday, a tiny gadget caused a fight to break out on United Flight 1462, forcing the plane to make an unscheduled stop at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. No, it was not an iPod playing Justin Bieber on repeat.

    8/26/2014 6:30:46 PM +00:00 2014-08-26T18:30:46
  1. Twitter, Kurt Montgomery

    Happy National Dog Day! Melt over these adorable viewer-submitted doggy pics

    8/26/2014 8:46:24 PM +00:00 2014-08-26T20:46:24