Essay Laws against the Paparazzi Frenzy

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Imagine yourself rich and famous, living the modern American Dream. Now, imagine constantly being stalked by a herd of random strangers bombarding you with cameras. Over the years, the paparazzi have sought scandals from celebrities in order to receive money. In the process, they have stripped thousands of celebrities from their privacy rights. According to the 2006 blog, “The Digital Paparazzi”, there have been 1,360 different events between the years of 1999 and 2010 involving the intrusive photographers (Sim and Adcock, n.p.). They have caused numerous headaches, injuries, and even deaths. The abuse from paparazzi has gotten extreme to the point where the Congress has created a set of laws, restricting them from certain exploits.
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Imagine yourself rich and famous, living the modern American Dream. Now, imagine constantly being stalked by a herd of random strangers bombarding you with cameras. Over the years, the paparazzi have sought scandals from celebrities in order to receive money. In the process, they have stripped thousands of celebrities from their privacy rights. According to the 2006 blog, “The Digital Paparazzi”, there have been 1,360 different events between the years of 1999 and 2010 involving the intrusive photographers (Sim and Adcock, n.p.). They have caused numerous headaches, injuries, and even deaths. The abuse from paparazzi has gotten extreme to the point where the Congress has created a set of laws, restricting them from certain exploits.
The “buzzing insects” have physically, emotionally, and legally violated celebrities. The most devastating event, which was believed to be caused by paparazzi, was the death of one of the most adored members of the British royal family. In attempt to evade paparazzi, the imperial Princess Diana, along with her boyfriend, chauffeur, and bodyguard, suffered a terminal car crash. Granted that her chauffeur was intoxicated, the public still argued that the paparazzi’s irrational tactics caused him to speed. Fleeing from paparazzi on motorcycles, the car crashed into a concrete pole, spun a number of times, and collided into a tunnel wall. Nevertheless, Princess Diana was not the only victim of this cat-and-mouse commotion. In attempt to avoid being

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