Arrest Warrant Issued for Russell Brand

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A warrant for the arrest of Russell Brand has been issue by the New Orleans police tonight, TMZ reported.  The actor and ex-husband of Katy Perry was involved in an altercation with paparazzi on Monday (March 13), taking the paps iPhone and throwing it through the window of a nearby law firm.

New Orleans PD filed a misdemeanor warrant for simple criminal damage to property, which Brand admits to on his Twitter account, blaming the late Steve Jobs for the incident.

Brand wrote, “Since Steve Jobs died I cannot bear to see anyone use an iphone irreverently, what I did was a tribute to his memory.”

Brand is currently in New Orleans filming a yet untitled movie, directed by Diablo Cody.

What do you think of the actor’s excuse??