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“Heres the thing, we want you to stalk him and take his picture paparazzi style. The story is already written and Ron Galella has been interviewed BUT he won’t be expecting you because we are not telling him you are coming. You are going to have to stalk him. We want you to capture him in a totally unguarded moment”

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all charges against the photographers were thrown out, but that still doesn’t make up for the fact that they were detained by citizen security guards before being handed over to police who jailed them for 20 hours.

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Travis Barker explains paparazzi scuffle

Adriana M. Barraza / WENN.comTravis Barker and son Landon Barker at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards on January 1, 2010. Travis Barker has spoken out over allegations he threatened a photographer and …

"Paparazzi cried like young girls when it was no longer three of them against me and my kids. Didn't they remember threatening me an hour ago? What happened to the tough guys with the cameras? It was gonna be a fair fight.

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Sean Penn charged with battery and vandalism

Agent 47/WENN.com Actor Sean Penn has been charged with criminal battery and vandalism following a violent run-in with a paparazzo. Penn was captured on video attacking the unnamed photographer, wh…

Actor Sean Penn has been charged with criminal battery and vandalism following a violent run-in with a paparazzo.

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Mexican military, hotel staff protected Jennifer Aniston from paparazzi

WENN.com Jennifer Aniston’s Mexican vacation was made extra special by One & Only Palmilla resort staff in Cabo San Lucas and the local military — they teamed up to prevent the prow…

She explains, "Our gang ... has been holding up these mirrors ... to sort of disrupt their photographs ... I think any guest who comes here would hope to have a little privacy. I think it's very nice."

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Los Angeles – The Price of Shooting Stars

Pic agencies and magazines say images that once sold for $1,500 (which equated to a half- or quarter-page in a magazine) now sell for as little as $150. So without the incentive, photo agencies aren't investing big to obtain shots, magazines are reusing old pics, and earnings are generally way down. The photographer driving the Range Rover was born in the U.K. and has lived in L.A. for 10 years. Keen to escape the stigma of being known as a pap, he asks not to be identified in this story. A year ago he had his own pic agency and commanded a six-figure salary. Now he's working as a freelance photographer again.

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Jennifer Aniston was the force behind new paparazzi bill

WENN.com Jennifer Aniston has been named as the force behind a new state law in California, which will restrict the paparazzi in 2010 and beyond. Aniston’s activism was instrumental in the su…

Aniston's activism was instrumental in the success of Assembly Bill 524, which takes effect from Friday, according to Democrat and Assembly Speaker Karen Bass, who has revealed the actress' horror stories prompted her to fast track the legislation.

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California Governor Schwarzenegger Inks Tough Anti-Paparazzi Amendment

The amendment to the 11-year-old law which made it illegal for photographers to trespass, both physically and constructively, with the intention of photographing celebrities engaged in personal and familial activities in a "manner that is offensive to a reasonable person" – now allows plaintiffs to file suit against any media organization that sells, transmits or publishes an image knowing it was obtained through such illegal trespass.

Paparazzo Threatens Legal Action Against Penn

WENN.com Sean Penn is facing the threat of legal action from a paparazzo he allegedly attacked on Friday afternoon. Jordan Dawes filed a police report against the Milk star, who reportedly kicked t…

Bosses at Flynet Pictures, who employ Dawes, allege he did nothing to offend the star, insisting Penn "emerged from his truck and walked over 50 feet towards the photog and kicked and punched him without provocation".

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Fellow parents defend Klum against photographers

SFGate: Daily Dish : Fellow parents defend Klum against photographers:

Fellow parents at the playground were not amused by the paparazzi invasion and asked them to leave, but when they ignored the requests, the angry moms and dads began pelting them with water bombs, forcing Klum to flee the chaos.

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Michael Jackson's Last Close-Up

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Michael Jackson’s Last Close-Up | vanityfair.com:

The team of paparazzi who took the now infamous final photograph of Michael Jackson had fixated on the King of Pop—both with their cameras and without—for years, camping outside his gate and communing with his most fervent fans. In exclusive interviews, they recount the play-by-play of the shot seen round the world.

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Lohan's Second Food Fight with Snappers

Daily Dish says:

Lohan and her accomplice arrived at her plush pad and ducked inside to avoid the lenses of the prying photographers, but they then reappeared armed with raw eggs and handfuls of pizza and began to hurl the food at the fleeing paparazzi.

But Lohan’s opponents had the last laugh — the star’s bad aim left her expensive Rolls Royce car smeared with food.

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Daily Dish : Woody Harrelson likens paparazzo to zombie

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From SFGate: Daily Dish : Woody Harrelson likens paparazzo to zombie:

Harrelson says he was “still very much in character” when he was met by the photographer, who, he adds, he mistook for a zombie.

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Gunfire at Brady wedding; no one hurt

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Tom Brady [stats] and Gisele Bundchen’s glam Costa Rican wedding was marred by gunfire last night when security guards hired to keep paparazzi away fired at two photographers as they fled the scene with their film. No one was hurt.

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