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The Oscars are preparing themselves, and threatening anyone who wants to crash their awards ceremony.
Vitalii Sediuk, a Ukrainian TV journalist, was given a letter on Feb. 20 from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences lawyer David W. Quinto warning him not to attend the Feb. 24 awards ceremony or the Governor’s Ball after party, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The letter said that if Sediuk, 24, tries to attend he will be “arrested and prosecuted.” Sediuk is a Ukrainian TV journalist and part-time prankster. When he went to pick up his credentials at the Oscars press accreditation to attend the ceremony, he was given the letter instead.
"For security reasons," the letter wrote, "the Academy cannot permit uninvited persons to attend, and, therefore, is forced to arrest such persons to ensure the safety of its invited guests and deter others from attempting to crash those events."
The letter can be seen here.
According to DAWN.com, this is the same man who crashed the Grammys earlier this month. When British singer Adele went up to accept her award, Sediuk managed to get onstage and had a brief appearance on television sets.
He spent one night in jail for his prank.
The prankster made a video mocking the letter from the Oscars. It can be seen below.