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Will Smith slaps male reporter who tried to kiss him

Will Smith laps reporter Vitali Sediuk, from Ukrainian television channel 1 + 1 Photo: AP Photo via AP video

Men In Black star Will Smith slapped a male television reporter who tried to kiss him before the Moscow premiere of Men in Black III.

Vitalii Sediuk from the Ukrainian television channel 1+1 approached Smith on the red carpet, put his hand on the actor's shoulder and tried to kiss him, twice.

Smith avoided his advances, and pushed him away. He then shoved him and slapped him across the cheek with the back of his left hand, saying:

C'mon man, what the hell is your problem, man?

Sorry, but hey, he kissed me on my mouth. He is lucky I didn't sucker punch him.

It was not entirely clear whether reporter Sediuk intended to kiss Smith on the cheek or on the lips.

Sediuk is a comedian known for his odd pranks on famous interviewees. At the Venice Film Festival 2011 he presented Madonna with some hydrangeas.

Footage of the event went viral when she was heard saying she absolutely "loathed" the flowers.