These Are 10 Of The Rudest Celebrities, According To Paparazzi


Celebrities, like many of us, live extremely hectic lives with busy schedules. That said, dealing with an obsessive paparazzo after a long and exhausting day can be a very unpleasant experience. Even though being photographed everywhere is a part of the parcel of becoming a Hollywood star, celebs are still entitled to having some privacy and not being stalked everywhere.

Sometimes, paparazzi even take things too far and push celebs to the point of reacting with a rude or angry response. Some lines should never be crossed, like physically harming the celebs, invading their time with kids, and pulling up to their houses at 4 AM in the morning. For paparazzi, here are the ten celebs they do not want to mess with.

10 When Kanye West Persecuted The Paps For Showing Up At His House At 3 AM


Kanye West is an explosive persona, but when paparazzi turned up at his house in 2013 at 4 am, the Gold Digger” rap star rightfully confronted them and told them to “shut the f— up.”

This wasn’t West’s first run-in with the paps and surely won’t be the last. Boston reported in 2013 that Los Angeles prosecutors charged West for physically attacking paparazzi after his flight landed at Los Angeles International Airport.

9 When Katy Perry Called Aussie Paps “Disgusting & Perverted” On Social Media

Katy Perry

In 2014, Katy Perry slammed the Australian paparazzi for stalking her while she was trying to have a peaceful stroll at the beach. She even publicly posted pictures of the photographers on Twitter.

“These men would not stop as I pleaded over and over to let me have my space. Many other people stopped to try to help but the paps continued to laugh at me and hold their barrels up and shoot,” the powerhouse singer said.

8 When Justin Bieber Tried to Fight Paps In London

Justin Bieber
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Justin Bieber, on the other hand, reacted to pestering paparazzi with a more physical approach. During his “bad boy” era from 2012 to 2015, Bieber had no cares for the paps. In 2013, the “Sorry” singer tried to physically fight a paparazzi in London before being escorted by his team one day after he collapsed on stage during his Believe Tour.

7 When Britney Spears Assaulted A Photographer With An Umbrella

Britney Spears

Britney Spears‘ infamous breakdown from 2007 to 2008 was well-documented. As her mental health worsened due to non-stop publicity surrounding her, she went from one ugly incident to the next. One of the most well-known incidents was when the then-bald-headed star attacked a paparazzi’s car for following her bizarre outburst after issuing a desperate plea for privacy.

6 When Lamar Odom Lashed Out At Paparazzi

Lamar Odom
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NBA star Lamar Odom has zero tolerance when it comes to people respecting his privacy. In July 2013, Odom had a run-in with the law after his confrontation with a paparazzo near his LA home ,where he resided with Khloé Kardashian. A pap accused the NBA star of grabbing his camera and gear and slamming them into the street, but the Los Angeles City Attorney’s told E! News that there would not be any charge pressed against Odom.

5 When Shia LaBeouf Threw A Coffee On A Pap

Shia LaBeouf

Whether it’s due to explosive nature or creative differences, Shia LaBeouf is known for his “difficult to work withlabel. He has had his fair share of problematic moments, including the time when he threw hot coffee on paparazzi back in 2010, amidst the peak of his career with the Transformers franchise.

4 When Miley Cyrus Defended Her Mother In A Tense Encounter

Miley Cyrus

In 2011, Miley Cyrus and her mother Tish were trying to get into their car after spending some time at California Chicken Cafe in West Hollywood. Cyrus, who also has been a vocal figure about her frustration with Hollywood tabloid culture, shoved a camera guy’s barrel out of her way for almost hitting her mother with it.

“The paparazzi really frustrate me, and it makes me really upset that I’m being followed around by men that I don’t know, and for anyone else, it would be considered stalking,” said the “Malibu” singer.

3 When Alec Baldwin Scuffled With Paparazzi… Again

Alec Baldwin
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Alec Baldwin is never afraid of showing his frustration toward the paps, like when he had another run-in with them in New York in 2013. Both parties admitted to a physical altercation, but neither of them pressed charges.

“All I can say is I was doing my job asking him normal questions and he flipped,” the paps said, as noted by TMZ. “That’s all.”

2 When Chris Martin Smashed A Paparazzo’s Windshield

Chris Martin
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It may come as a surprise for many because Chris Martin’s band Coldplay is known for their wholesome energy. However, in 2008, the band frontman “attacked” paparazzi, nabbed the camera, told him to “get the f— off,” and threatened to drive off with the camera.

That’s not the first time he’d reignited his rage against prying paparazzi. In 2003, Martin was charged for smashing a photographer’s windshield in Australia.

1 When Sean Penn Was Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail For Attacking A Photographer

Sean Penn

Sean Penn took distaste for paparazzi to another extreme. The Oscar-winning actor spent 33 days out of his 66-days charge behind the bars for his violent outburst against a photographer on a film set in mid-1987.

At that time, his well-documented marriage with Madonna was negatively hampered by the incident. Later, Madonna filed an assault complaint and claimed that the actor abused her physically.

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