Brad Pitt hit in the face at Maleficent premiere

ACTOR Brad Pitt was hit in the face by a man at a Hollywood premiere of Maleficent. 

Pitt was at the premiere of the movie, starring his partner Angelina Jolie, when a man hopped a barrier and attacked the actor, CNN has reported.

Officers arrested the suspect, who could be charged with misdemeanor battery, police said.