The attack happened in May as Reinfeldt arrived with his two sons at the Rigoletto Cinema in central Stockholm for the Swedish premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Wilenius thrust a fake microphone in his face, and squirted the water.
“She has been questioned and is suspected of having committed a criminal offence,” prosecutor Ronnie Jacobsson told Expressen.
The practical joke was part of a comedy series produced by Strix on behalf of public service channel SVT. The show is based on ‘Balls of Steel’, a programme made by British Channel 4.
“I don’t think it’s criminal to joke with people,” Wilenius told Expressen.