Notorious prankster dives beneath America Ferrera’s dress on Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Serial joker Vitalii Sediuk caused a scene in the south of France by climbing under the How To Train Your Dragon 2 star's dress

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America Ferrera was the unlucky victim of Ukrainian journalist Vitalii Sediuk on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet yesterday. 

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The serial prankster attempted to climb beneath the How To Train a Dragon 2 actress’s dress as she posed for photographs with her co-stars Cate Blanchett and Kit Harrington.

The joker – who in the past has been slapped by Will Smith for trying to kiss him and stormed the Grammy’s stage during Adele’s acceptance speech – took his opportunity at The Palais des Festivals premiere, sticking his head under Ferrera’s Georges Hobeika Couture dress. 

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It’s still unclear how Sediuk bypassed security to break onto the red carpet but he was quickly grabbed and marched away as Blanchett comforted a startled Ferrera. 

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter at the premiere’s after party, the 30-year-old said of the incident, “It’s fine – I’m over it. [The cast] were all so supportive. They all just wanted to know I was okay.”


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