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Russell Brand not face charges over US airport fight

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Published: Friday, November 19, 2010, 17:13 [IST]

London (ANI): It seems Russell Brand won't face charges over a spat with a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport. US prosecutors are unlikely to file charges against the comedian, who married Katy Perry at a lavish ceremony in India last month.

Brand was arrested at the airport in September while travelling with Perry, and had been facing a potential charge of misdemeanor simple battery, reports the Telegraph. The incident was captured on video while Brand and Perry were swarmed by paparazzi as they entered a Delta Air Lines terminal. On the video, Brand is seen swatting at a photographer and hitting his camera.

City prosecutors charged Kanye West with misdemeanor battery, vandalism and grand theft for breaking a photographer's flash in September 2008. However, the case was later dismissed after the rapper reached a civil settlement and attended anger management classes.

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