For America Ferrera, training dragons is the least of her problems these days.
The Emmy-winning actress was the victim of a bizarre prank during the Friday premiere of the film How to Train Your Dragon 2 at the Cannes Film Festival. While posing with her co-stars, including Cate Blanchett and Jay Baruchel, Vitalii Sediuk snuck on to the carpet and headfirst into Ferrera’s Georges Hobeika Couture gown. Before Ferrera could realize what was going on, Sediuk, a Ukrainian TV host and notorious prankster, was quickly apprehended by security and arrested, not before grabbing onto the Ugly Betty star’s ankles. Blanchett was first to go to Ferrera’s defense, trying to push the prankster out of the way. Ferrera told The Hollywood Reporter that she was “fine” and “over it” after the incident.
As sad as it is, Sediuk has made a name for himself by trying to humiliate famous people. In January, he got a little too close to Bradley Cooper’s crotch on the SAGs carpet and once even tried to join Adele on the Grammy stage. Sediuk thought he could’ve had it all, but Will Smith made him think otherwise when he tried to kiss the actor and received a little smack to the face.