By Michaela S., Cannon Falls, MN
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For people who have a favorite actor or actress, the chances are you want to see what they have been up to these days. So with no doubt you don’t mind having people stalk them, just for their picture. What I am talking about is paparazzi. Paparazzi is photographers who take celebrities photos when they are unaware. But sometimes the paparazzi goes too far, because they end up hurting or injuring a celebrity. “I like to sneak in under the radar. I don’t have any paparazzi following me or have to deal with that stuff. Im never in the tabloids. I prefer that.” A quote by Rob Schneider (an actor from 50 First Dates who plays the Hawaiian guy).
Most celebrities like to have paparazzi take their photo, mostly because their looking for attention. “Celebrities need a higher level of exposure then the rest of us, so it is a two- way street. The celebrities manipulate.” Peter Howe wrote in Times News Paper. But some celebrities do not like them. “I’ve been... chased by paparazzi, and they run lights, and they chase you and harass you the whole time. It happens all over the world, and it has certainly gotten worse. You don’t know what it’s like being chased by them.” says Tom Cruise. Mary- Kate Olsen told Times “While I was at New York University, I had to duck from the paparazzi that was hired to follow me everywhere.” There is even some citizens that are not celebrities that don’t like the paparazzi, because they have gotten injured. Tiger Woods apologized to school parents saying “We hope that the paparazzi will find something better to do with their future.” Because the paparazzi were hiding out side of the school everyday waiting o=for him to pick up his kids.
There have been many celebrities that have gotten hurt from the paparazzi, but Princess Diana was killed in 1997 during a high speed car chase in Paris, France. Because she was being pursued by...