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18/05/2014 05:09 BST | Updated 18/05/2014 05:59 BST

Cannes Film Festival 2014: America Ferrera Pranked By Presenter Vitalii Sediuk, Who Put His Head Up Her Dress On Red Carpet (PICS)

America Ferrera was left red-faced during her first ever appearance at the Cannes Film Festival, after a Ukranian TV presenter was seen attempting to put his head up her dress on the red carpet.

America, best known for her leading role in the TV comedy ‘Ugly Betty’ was at the festival to promote the animated film ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’, when she became the victim of serial red carpet prankster Vitalii Sediuk.

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America Ferrera posing with her co-stars as a man tries to dart under her white dress

The star looked visibly shocked when security darted over to pull Vitalii away and kick him out of the event, while she posed next to her co-stars Cate Blanchett and ‘Game Of Thrones’ actor Kit Harington.

However the actress was determined not to let the embarrassing incident spoil her evening, telling The Hollywood Reporter: “It's fine... I'm over it."

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Security quickly react to the stunt

She also added that she was glad to have her co-stars on the red carpet with her following the incident, with Cate Blanchett reportedly being among the first to try and push the rogue presenter away.

America added: “They were all so supportive. They all just wanted to know I was okay.”

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America and Cate

However, the actress isn’t the first celebrity to fall victim to one of Vitalii Sediuk’s pranks, in 2012 he got a slap in the face from Will Smith after he reached over and tried to kiss him during a red carpet interview.

He was later removed from the Grammys in 2013 after running up onstage to try and interrupt Adele, who was giving her acceptance speech after winning the Best Solo Pop Performance award for her song ‘Skyfall’.

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