Kim Kardashian-West has reportedly filed a complaint with the French authorities against a notorious celebrity prankster who ambushed her on Wednesday.
Vitalii Sediuk, the Ukranian “prankster” who accosted Gigi Hadid in Milan last week, turned his attentions towards Kardashian-West on Wednesday. After she walked outside of L'Avenue restaurant in Paris, he slipped past her security and appeared to attempt to kiss her bottom.
The 35-year-old reality TV star’s security guard reacted immediately and pounced upon Sediuk, pulling him towards the ground. Kardashian-West has since commended her security guards efforts, tweeting: “My security @PascalDuvier is a G”.
According to E! News, Kardashian-West has filed a complaint against Sediuk in France.
Kim Kardashian-West's most controversial moments
Kim Kardashian-West's most controversial moments
The Queen of selfies actually released a book of selfies in 2015. Yes, appropriately titled ‘Selfish’ the book provided a timeline from her very first selfie and filled out 352 pages.
2/11 Nude selfie row
Kim divided the internet in March 2016 when she posted a nude photo of herself on social media. She addressed the controversy in open essay for International Women’s Day and criticised the slut-shaming and body-shaming she’d received.
3/11 FDA warning
Kim was accused of burying a correctional advertisement post on her Instagram in September 2015. After endorsing a morning sickness drug on Instagram previously she received a warning letter from the FDA for not including all the possible side-effects. She posted the correctional ad but in amidst numerous selfies from the MTV VMAs.
4/11 'Vampire facelift'
On an episode of Keeping up with the Kardashians, Kim treated herself to a ‘vampire facial’ which involves being given a facial of your own blood. She vowed never to get a facelift after having the beauty treatment.
5/11 Covering Vogue
Kim and husband Kanye West were chosen by Anna Wintour to grace the cover of Vogue magazine back in 2014. The high-fashion magazine faced a lot of backlash for its choice.
6/11 Released an awful song
A woman of many skills, Kim turned her attention to music in 2011 releasing the single “Jam (Turn It Up)”. Despite the help of producer-extraordinaire The Dream, she was called “the worst singer in the reality TV universe”. Kim later called the song the biggest regret of her life.
7/11 Photo with Amber Rose
After her husband Kanye West became embroiled in a Twitter spat with Rose and the father of her child, Wiz Khalifa, Kim shocked the internet by sharing a selfie with Rose.
8/11 Twitter takedown
The usually politie-on-social media Kim took aim at Bette Midler, Chloe Grace Moretz and Piers Morgan for criticising her nude selfie.
9/11 Brands Indian food ‘digusting’
Kim apologised after she branded Indian food “disgusting” on the show. “In NO way was this intended as an insult to the Indian people or their culture,” she clarified.
10/11 Breaking the internet
In 2014 Kim appeared on the cover of Paper magazine baring her naked famous rear. The headline ‘Break the internet’ seemed appropriate given the huge attention the cover received.
11/11 Eating placenta
Kim advocates ‘eating’ the placenta, claiming she had the placenta of both her daughter North and son Saint turned into tablets in an apparent bid to reduce her chances of experiencing post-natal depression.
Sediuk has responded to the incident in an Instagram post, saying it was intended as a protest against “Kim for using fake butt implants”. Kardashian-West has denied having fake bum implants on numerous occasions.
“I encourage her and the rest of Kardashian clan to popularise natural beauty among teenage girls who follow and defend them blindly,” he added.
Seduik said he had not planned the attack and was simply sitting outside the restaurant when he happened to catch a glimpse of Kardashian-West and her usual trail of paparazzi.
Sediuk, who formerly worked for Ukranian TV channel 1+1, has made a name for himself for the pranks he has pulled on celebrities over the years. Back in 2014, he dived for Kardashian-West’s legs while she was walking through the pandemonium outside Balmain's Paris Fashion Week show.
In 2012, he attempted to kiss Will Smith on the lips at a Men in Black 3 premiere, with Smith responding by slapping him and shouting “'What the hell is your problem buddy?”. In 2014, he stuck his face in Brad Pitt’s crotch at the premiere of Maleficent.
Most recently, Sediuk physically grabbed Hadid and picked her up by the waist in a busy crowd at Milan Fashion Week. In the footage, the supermodel can be witnessed screaming and shouting “Let me go”, elbowing the man and wriggling to try and set herself free. Her sister Bella was also filmed attempting to free Hadid from his grasp until Sediuk let go and started running away.
A representative for Kardashian-West and Sediuk did not immediately respond to request for comment.Reuse content