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OTRC: America Ferrera ambushed at Cannes: Prankster Vitalii Sediuk crawls under her dress

America Ferrera became the latest victim of the notorious prankster of celebrities, Ukrainian reporter Vitalii Sediuk, at a screening of 'How To Train Your Dragon' at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival on Friday, May 16. The man tried to crawl under her gown as she appeared on the red carpet with her co-stars, including Cate Blanchett and Kit Harington. See photos of the incident. (Aurore Marechal / ABACA / Camilla Morandi / IPA / startraksphoto.com)

Sir, step away from Ugly Betty!

On Friday, May 16, America Ferrera became the latest victim of notorious serial prankster of celebrities, Ukrainian TV reporter Vitalii Sediuk. At a screening of the animated movie "How To Train Your Dragon 2" at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival in France, the 30-year-old actress posed for photos on the red carpet with her co-stars when Sediuk proceeded to get down on the floor and put his head under the flowing skirt of her lemon chiffon Georges Hobeika Spring 2014 Couture ball gown.

Fellow film actor Kit Harington, known best as Jon Snow from "Game of Thrones" immediately turned towards the man and security officers rushed to the scene as he lay sprawled on the carpet. They then escorted him away, as the actors watched. Sediuk, who sported a press pass and reguarly covers celebrity events for Ukrainian TV channel Studio 1+1, has not commented.

UPDATE: According to Vulture, Ferrera later told a friend: "I don't even know what happened! I feel something behind me and there's this guy under my dress, and then two guys drag him away!"

The actress, who appeared shocked and upset by Sediuk's move, was also comforted by co-star Cate Blanchett (see more PHOTOS of the incident and watch a video below, courtesy of the UK newspaper The Daily Mail).

Sediuk has made headlines over the years for kissing Will Smith at the premiere of "Men in Black 3," hugging Bradley Cooper in an inappropriate place at the 2014 SAG Awards and crashing Adele's acceptance speech at the 2013 Grammys.

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