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Lorde: Paparazzi “Almost Pushed Me” and My Family To Get Pics, It “Sucks”

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By Michael Lewittes

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Lorde says New Zealand paparazzi nearly knocked her over in an attempt to get photos of the singer.

The 17-year-old star tweeted on Tuesday, “[New Zealand] media almost pushed over myself and my family at the airport this morning in order to get their shots. Bit of a sad welcome if I’m honest.”

The “Royals” singer continued, “I understand that people of note are supposedly fair game for everyone to photograph and film but that doesn’t make it acceptable.”

Lorde went on to say, “There is a difference between attention from fans, which I love, and the constant, often lecherous gaze that i’m subjected to in this industry.”

“I know that success comes with a price tag. It just sucks when you see that in your tiny home country where you previously felt safe,” added the musician.

What do you think about Lorde’s comments about paparazzi?

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