A man is facing battery charges after unexpectedly “sugar-bombing” singer Adam Levine and four others outside the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" show in Hollywood, police said.
Navid Farsi, 28, was arrested on suspicion of battery for striking Levine and others with a bag of powdered sugar Wednesday night, said Det. Joe Rios of the Los Angeles Police Department. He is being held on $100,000 bail.
Several photographs on Instagram show someone directly throwing the bag of powdered sugar in Levine’s face after the show.
Levine was a guest on the late-night show and had just wrapped up filming.
Kristal Klune, a fan of Levine, posted the photographs, saying the Maroon 5 singer and "The Voice" judge walked away after the attack and Farsi “ruined it for all the fans he was greeting.”
“He just started talking to us and bam,” she wrote on her Instagram. “He was very nice though.”
Security, she said, tackled Farsi to the ground.
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