Justin Timberlake is nearly tackled by fan as he enters Paris Fashion Week Show with Jessica Biel: Pics

Justin Timberlake appeared to get nearly tackled by a fan while attending Paris Fashion Week with his wife, Jessica Biel, on Tuesday.

Timberlake, 38, was entering the Louis Vuitton Spring Summer 2020 show, hand in hand with Biel, when a man took hold of his right leg.

While the man then appeared to be held to the ground by security, he continued to cling onto Timberlake’s leg while the musician looked down, puzzled.

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PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Vitalii Sediuk (L) jumps on singer Justin Timberlake as he arrives to attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pierre Suu/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Vitalii Sediuk jumps on singer Justin Timberlake as he arrives to attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: (L-R) Singer Justin Timberlake and actress Jessica Biel attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: (L-R) Singer Justin Timberlake and actress Jessica Biel attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on October 01, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
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An eyewitness tells ET that the incident “all happened very suddenly,” after the man “somehow got around the barrier protecting the arrivals area and pounced on Justin’s leg.”

“He was completely shocked,” the witness said of Timberlake’s reaction. “Justin tried to shake the guy off, but couldn’t pry himself loose. [Jessica] was really scared because they didn’t know if the guy wanted to really hurt Justin or what his intentions were. Justin gave Jessica a reassuring smile, but it was clear he was concerned.”

The eyewitness added that four or five security guards “jumped” on the man but struggled to pull him off Timberlake.

“The guy was absolutely glued to Justin’s leg and wouldn’t let go,” the eyewitness said. “The security team couldn’t pull too hard because the man kept squeezing Justin’s leg. After about 20 seconds, they were able to pull him off Justin and took him away. Justin wasn’t hurt and he and Jessica were good sports about it as they went into the event, but you could tell by the look on their faces how freaked out they were.”

While not confirmed, some believe that the man who attempted to tackle Timberlake was Vitalii Sediuk, a renowned celebrity prankster.

Sediuk has been present throughout Paris Fashion Week and earlier in the day, he posted a photo on his Instagram Story showing Timberlake and Biel sitting in the audience at the GRAMMY Awards, with him in the background.

“It’s been awhile since I saw @justintimberlake at the grammys,” he wrote on the pic. “Nothing has changed with the exception that we both have beards now.”

In other photos shared on his Instagram Story on Tuesday, Sediuk’s clothing and sandals match that of the man photographed tackling Timberlake.

The incident comes after Monday’s Chanel show was disrupted by a French YouTube star crashing the runway.

The woman, Marie Benoliel, strut her stuff alongside other models, until Gigi Hadid grabbed her by the shoulder, turned her around and escorted her off the runway. 

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Actress Jessica Biel and singer/songwriter Justin Timberlake attend W Magazine's Best Performances Party at Chateau Marmont on January 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for W Magazine)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Singer/songwriter Justin Timberlake and actress Jessica Biel attend W Magazine Celebrates the Best Performances Portfolio and the Golden Globes with Audi and Moet & Chandon at Chateau Marmont on January 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 03: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel dance together at a basketball game between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 3, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 03: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel dance together at a basketball game between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 3, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 11: Actress Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake arrive at The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 11, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images for Fashion Media)
SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 11: Actress Jessica Biel and singer/actor Justin Timberlake arrive at The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 11, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 15: (L-R) Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend 'The Book of Love' premiere during the 2016 New Orleans Film Festival at Entergy Giant Screen Theater on October 15, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Erika Goldring/WireImage)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 15: (L-R) Dean Devlin, Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel, Bill Purple and Michelle Purple attend 'The Book of Love' premiere during the 2016 New Orleans Film Festival at Entergy Giant Screen Theater on October 15, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Erika Goldring/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 14: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival after party for 'The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea' sponsored by Sauza 901 at 1OAK on April 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for 2016 Tribeca Film Festival)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 14: (L-R) Maisie Williams, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake speak onstage during 'The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea' Premiere during 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC John Zuccotti Theater on April 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake arrive to the Vanity Fair Party following the 88th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills Sunday evening, February 28, 2016. (Photo by Axel Koester/Corbis via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Recording artist Justin Timberlake and actress Jessica Biel arrive at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 16: Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake introduce the film MERU at a screening and reception at RED Studios on December 16, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images for Music Box Films)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 23: Honorees Justin Timberlake (L) and Jessica Biel accept the Inspiration Award onstage during the 2015 GLSEN Respect Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 23, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for GLSEN)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 18: Singer/actor Justin Timberlake (L) and his wife, actress Jessica Biel, arrive at the world premiere of Twentieth Century Fox and New Regency's film 'Runner Runner' at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on September 18, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend the 2013 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 12: Justin Timberlake smiles as Jessica Biel gives him a kiss coutside as the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Denver Nuggets in Game Seven of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 12, 2012 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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