Sam Worthington was arrested on Sunday in New York City after punching a paparazzo in the face for allegedly kicking his girlfriend.
According to multiple reports, the Avatar star was leaving a bar in Greenwich village with his girlfriend Lara Bingle when the paparazzo, name Li Shang, kicked her for reasons best known to him.
Worthington responded by punching the guy in the face … before the altercation ended with both of them getting arrested.
The actor was charged with assault, ticketed for a future court date and released. The photog has been charged with reckless endangerment, assault and harassment … and he is still behind bars.