"We're so used to not having any rights, we didn't think we should call 911."

That's Cameron Diaz, talking about an incident in which a photographer in a 4 Runner sideswiped her and a companion walking down the street, just so they could get a photograph. In a more famous incident, Diaz and her boyfriend Justin Timberlake got into a physical altercation with a photographer as they were leaving the Chateau Marmont (see right). Now, in another show of chuminess with their city's largest economy, the LAPD is working with a pile of major celebrities on an ongoing investigation into such feeding habits of the paparazzi. The New York Times talked to a number of of those celebrities yesterday, including Lindsay Lohan, who was of course involved in a very literal car crash (as opposed to her usual, figurative ones) with a paparazzo just last week. "A line needs to be drawn in terms of getting violent," Lohan said. "It was a very frightening experience." But the head of the photo agency that employs the photographer who hit Lohan isn't willing to take any responsibility: "It was an accident," Boris Nizon tells the NYT. "If somebody is responsible for the whole thing, it's most likely Lindsay, who has nearly one a month, an accident." Really? Funny, then, that this was the first one we'd heard of ...
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