Will Ferrell’s Smashes Cheerleader In The Face

The Anchorman star's basketball game is weak

For some, Anchorman is the height of comedy. For others, Will Ferrell’s one-note jokes got old somewhere around Talladega Nights.

Both camps are likely to be left scratching their heads after watching the comedian slam a basketball into a cheerleader’s face last night in New Orleans at a Pelicans v Lakers, knocking the woman off her feet, before Ferrell was dragged out by security.

But don’t expect Ferrell to be facing charges – or the wrath of a vigilante squad of cheerleaders – as the whole thing was reportedly part of upcoming film Daddy’s Home, which also stars Mark Wahlberg (no word yet as to whether the cheerleader was on board with the prank, but we hope so).

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