Justin Bieber’s bodyguard (former israeli soldier Moshe Benabou, not Kenny) just laid the smackdown on an overly aggressive paparazzi at LAX airport.. reports TMZ.com.
Justin had just arrived at LAX airport (Feb 6) and was getting into an SUV to leave the airport … then a paparazzi ran in front of the car to take several shots.
caught on tape!
Video of altercation between Justin’s protector and the paparazzo!
The bodyguard asked the paps to get out of the way — but the guy refused, and persisted to take photographs.
At that point, bodyguard tried to guide the paparazzi to the sidewalk — and the guy took a swing at him. That’s when the bodyguard ducked, and then knocked the pap out with one punch.
The bodyguard then held the paparazzi down until cops arrived.
According to Justin’s rep the altercation began when the pap jumped in front of Justin’s SUV and refused to stop snapping pics. The pap was arrested and booked for assault with a deadly weapon … a felony.
Justin Bieber keeps himself shielded from the cool night air as he arrives at LAX airport in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (January 27).
The 15-year-old singer has just signed on to perform during BET’s “SOS Saving Ourselves: Help for Haiti,” according to MTV.
Hosted by Sean “Diddy” Combs and Queen Latifah, the show will air live from the American Airlines Arena in Miami on Friday, February 5 and will also feature Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, and Robin Thicke.
“SOS” will be broadcast on MTV, BET, VH1 and Centric at 8PM ET/PT and monies raised will go to organizations providing immediate relief in Haiti, including Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti foundation, C.A.R.E. and Project MediShare.