PARIS, FRANCE (CBS SF/AP) – Serial celebrity prankster Vitalii Sediuk has struck again, this time at Paris Fashion Week, targeting Kim Kardashian-West’s derriere as she was entering the restaurant, L’Avenue.
Kardashian-West’s makeup artist caught the Wednesday incident in a video that he posted to his Instagram account. It shows the reality television star negotiating her way through a crowd of paparazzi past her black car, as Sediuk, a former Ukrainian television reporter, swoops in and seems to attempt to kiss Kardashian’s posterior.
Kardashian-West’s security detail, Pascal Duvier, is seen reacting immediately and pulling the prankster to the floor. She later took to Twitter commending his efforts, “My security @PascalDuvier is a G.”
After the incident, Vitalii posted on Instagram that he was not trying to target Kardashian and that it was a coincdence he was nearby when she appeared. He says he was only protesting her for using “fake butt implants.”
I was protesting Kim for using fake butt implants. I encourage her and the rest of Kardashian clan to popularise natural beauty among teenage girls who follow and defend them blindly. P.s. I was sitting there outside the posh restaurant to use free wifi and eating my ice-cream. When all of a sudden, the pack of paparazzi came out and the car with Kim Kardashian. I swear I didn't know she was going to be there. So I had to come out with an idea very fast. Does it mean if I don't go to celebrities, they come to me? Lol Have a nice evening everybody! I have to finish my ice-cream.. Photo credit: Goffphotos #kimkardashian
This is the second time Sediuk had accosted Kardashian-West in France.
Just a week ago, he also accosted model Gigi Hadid during Milan Fashion Week. Sediuk said he did it as a form of protest against the use of celebrity models.
According to ETOnline.com, Vitalii is notorious for pulling these types of stunts at film premieres, awards shows and other ceremonies. He also targeted celebrities like America Ferrera, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and in a famous viral video, Sediuk planted an uninvited kiss on actor Will Smith.
As for the second Kardashian-West incident, Paris police say they had no immediate indication a formal complaint had been filed.
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