PUBLISHED: 16:15 EST, 18 May 2012 | UPDATED: 16:15 EST, 18 May 2012
Losing his cool: Will Smith at a photocall for Men in Black 3 in Moscow, Russia, today. The actor slapped a reporter while at the event
He’s known as Hollywood’s Mr Nice Guy, but Will Smith lost his cool on the red carpet while in Moscow, Russia, today.
The 43-year-old star was walking a press line to promote Men In Black 3 when a reporter stopped him to give him a hug and attempted to kiss him.
‘Hey man, what the hell is your problem?’ Smith said before pushing the journalist away and slapping the man in the face.
‘He tried to kiss me on my mouth!’ the actor exclaimed.
Smith later added: ‘He’s lucky I didn’t sucker punch him,
The man involved in the incident is a TV reporter who likes to kiss celebrities, according to TMZ who obtained footage of the incident.
Smith has been travelling the globe to promote the latest installment of the Men In Black franchise.
His wife Jada Pinkett Smith is currently at the Cannes Film Festival promoting her new film, Madagascar 3.
Don’t be fooled by the nice guy smile: Smith with director Barry Sonnenfeld and Josh Brolin