Friday, February 1, 2008

SCARY! When is the LAPD going to stop this?

Paparazzo quits in protest at Britney 'hounding'

When paparazzi have a crisis of conscience over the wellbeing of their celebrity prey, events have clearly reached a serious level. So it is with Britney Spears, the troubled pop star and America's favourite tabloid fodder, who was back under psychiatric evaluation in a Los Angeles hospital last night after the latest in a series of highly publicised meltdowns.

"The paps are completely out of control," said Stern, 43. "It's not unusual to have 20 or 30 cars pursuing her at any one time. It's become acceptable to drive at 80mph down the wrong side of the street into oncoming traffic. I was horrified at what goes on. It's so aggressive, there are fights and crashes and slashed tyres. I felt I needed to say something."

(Continue reading this story on Guardian Unlimited)

WHEN is the LAPD going to stop this dangerous behavior? After someone dies?? GREAT. Something seriously needs to be done to stop this. We wish there was something MORE we could do other than sign this petition.

We think our LA readers should aggressively report paparazzi's careless driving to the LAPD as it happens.

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