Celebrities Assaulted

In 2015, actor Misha Collins was reported mugged and assaulted in Minneapolis.

In 2014, a man hit Brad Pitt in the face as he was signing autographs at the Maleficent premiere.

In 2014, an armed stalker broke into Sandra Bullock’s home while she and her son were sleeping.

In 2014, actor Frank Britton was assaulted and robbed outside a theater in Maryland.

In 2013, Justin Bieber was attacked by a drunken partier at a Canadian nightclub.

In 2013, a fan was arrested outside Colin Farrell’s home and placed on a psychiatric hold.

In 2012, Beyoncé Knowles was verbally assaulted by a drunk man during a Jay-Z performance in London.

In 2012, Kim Kardashian was assaulted by an animal activist who flour bombed the reality star for her willingness to wear fur.

In 2011, US Representative Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head during an event outside a grocery store.

In 2011, Paris Hilton and her boyfriend were attacked by a stalker outside a Van Nuys courthouse. Hilton’s personal bodyguard took down the attacker and restrained him until police arrived.

In 2011, Miley Cyrus was attacked by an overzealous fan while performing in Australia. Security quickly took down the assailant.

In 2011, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Ron Paul were showered with glitter by a gay-rights activists.

In 2011, Rupert Murdoch was attacked by a comedian who hit Murdoch in the face with a cream pie. “It is a far better thing that I do now than I have ever done before #splat,” the attacker tweeted moments before making his move.

In 2011, Sean Bean was stabbed in the arm after he was attacked outside a London bar.

In 2010, 50 Cent was attacked on stage while performing in Brazil. Security diffused the situation quickly after the attacker grabbed him.

In 2010, a mob attacked Paul McCartney’s tour bus in Mexico City. Police were called to the scene to break up the crowd.

In 2010, Adrianne Curry found herself the victim of sexual assault after she was molested by a fan while attending a Star Wars convention in Florida. Curry, dressed as Princess Leia, was posing for a picture with the man when the incident took place.

In 2010, Slash was attacked on stage while performing in Italy. The attacker tackled Slash down to his stage monitor before security took care of the situation.

In 2009, Leona Lewis was punched in the face at a book signing in London.

In 2008, Jacksonville Jaguar Offensive Tackle Richard Collier was shot and left paralyzed while riding as a passenger in a vehicle.

In 2007, Washington Redskin Safety Sean Taylor was shot and killed during a burglary attempt at his suburban Miami home.

In 2006, a fan rushed Snoop Dogg while he was performing a concert. Security quickly took down the man.

In 2001, Steve Buscemi was stabbed in the neck during a bar fight that stemmed from two men getting angry at Buscemi’s Domestic Disturbance co-star Vince Vaughn for talking to their dates.

In 2001, Robbie Williams was attacked and thrown off stage while performing a concert in Germany. His attacker was reportedly suffering from psychiatric problems.

In 1998, Bill Gates was hit in the face with several cream pies when he was in Belgium to meet with European Union officials.

In 1995, Selena was shot and killed by the president of her fan club.

In 1980, John Lennon was shot and killed outside his New York City apartment.