PAPARAZZI SCANDAL DETAILED
From the SethSpeaks.net article dated February 14, 2005, you read about my situation with some paparazzi. As I mentioned, I was able to get the pictures that she had taken of me. For your entertainment, I wanted to set up this page to show some of the pictures. I want you to see the type of pictures that they try to get. Some may seem very simple and unexciting. But for them, the goal is to find something controversial, and that can happen at any time. So anyway, I just wanted to share a few of the pictures with some captions to explain it.
TAKING THE DOG OUT
Very simple activity that as a dog owner has to do frequently. Little did I know that the photographer was hiding out behind some bushes and trees snapping shots of this.
As you can see, after the second picture, I heard a noise at the other end of the yard that made me look up and see this final shot taken.
A NIGHT OUT
You frequently see celebrities coming into and out of clubs. Well, one night a few weeks ago, I went to a local bar with some friends to just hang out for a little while after work. The funny thing is that you can find paparazzi anywhere. If you get into a bar situation, people bring cameras from time to time, so I didn't think anything of seeing flash bulbs going off. It didn't take long to realize what was happening.
I was photographed initiating conversation with one 'unidentified woman' at the bar. (for what it's worth, I've got her phone number). After that, the bartender wanted to give me her phone number too. So yeah, I took it. :)
Anyway, eventually I made my way back to the table I was with and started telling some stories that the group seemed to enjoy. Someone at the table noticed that the camera and flash were directed at us...
So, I went over and asked nicely for her not to take pictures of our table.
She kept shooting, we were getting annoyed, so I had to say "What's UP?!!" She finally just left.
Little did I know that she was waiting outside (in the cold), catching me leaving the place with two unidentified women.
Seriously, you shouldn't have to ask twice, right? But, we withheld anger and just left!
THE FINAL STRAW
I honestly didn't mind the person following me. It was weird, but there was a distance that made it seem ok. As you read in the article though, the photographer took it one step too far.
What is amazing to me is the flash on these pictures, yet, it didn't wake me up instantly!
Am I wrong? Isn't that just a little much? At some point here, I did wake up to the flash, jumped up and that's when I caught up to her, still in my house.
I'll leave it at that. I hope you all enjoyed this story. If you have any questions or comments, e-mail me.
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