Russell Brand Arrested After Airport Altercation

LOS ANGELES -- Russell Brand has been arrested following an altercation with a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport.

The 35-year-old actor-comedian was taken into custody Friday for a misdemeanor charge of simple battery with bail set at $20,000, according to police.

TMZ first reported the alleged attack involving the "Get Him to the Greek" star and his fiancee, singer Katy Perry.

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Brand's publicists did not immediately return messages seeking comment.