French president sues photographer for secretly photographing him on a vacation

Aug 18, 2017

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Aug 18, 2017

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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Unlike some previous French presidents, Emmanuel Macron demanded privacy while on vacation. However, this didn’t prevent a paparazzi photographer to stalk him around Marseillee. He even entered the president’s private property to take the photos, which was the last drop. After this, Macron reported him to the authorities, and he has filed a legal complaint.

The president declined to reveal where he will spend the vacation. However, there was a word that he was staying in Marseille in a private villa, in a gated community. Nevertheless, he made the efforts to keep the privacy, and his security team was in charge of chasing paparazzi away. But apparently, one photographer person with a camera was too persistent.

The photographer, whose identity is unknown, kept following Macron and his wife Brigitte around the city. As Telegraph reports, he “pursued the president and his wife ‘on several occasions.’” He ignored the repeated warnings from the security staff, and allegedly, his pursue was even risky on several occasions. Finally, he went too far and entered the president’s villa to take photos. Since it’s a gated community, it stays unclear how he managed to do it. When this happened, Macron reported it, and the police took the photographer to custody.

According to the photographer, the police searched through his gear and bags, and “treated him like a criminal.” He adds that they also went through his memory cards and computer, which he said was “totally illegal.” Although he’s been released, I guess he now needs to find a good lawyer.

[via FStoppers, Telegraph; image credits Jddmano]

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14 responses to “French president sues photographer for secretly photographing him on a vacation”

  1. John Rutkowski Avatar
    John Rutkowski

    Stalking is for fucking losers! Good for him.

  2. Thomas Zlabiroth Avatar
    Thomas Zlabiroth

    Too bad that our president is an asshole…

    1. Dunja Đuđić Avatar
      Dunja Đuđić

      I feel your pain, so is Serbian.

      1. Jayson Carey Avatar
        Jayson Carey

        I’m an American. I’m embarassed to say that the human Cheeto is my nation’s leader.

        1. timothyf7 Avatar
          timothyf7

          Look what your side had to offer. Takes a real scumbag lose to “the human Cheeto” win!

          1. Jayson Carey Avatar
            Jayson Carey

            Lol “my side?” Nice assumption. I hated both candidates and would be equal embarrassed if the other turd sandwich had won.

    2. Gidi Kesselbrenner Avatar
      Gidi Kesselbrenner

      They all are

  3. Alain Marlier Avatar
    Alain Marlier

    The true story is that the French President is suing a guy who break in his property. By the way the guy is a photographer which doesn’t excuse him for doing something illegal.

  4. Hert Niks Avatar
    Hert Niks

    Pics or didnt happen.

  5. 孟恬 Avatar
    孟恬

    Wait—he broke into private property and complains that he was treated like a criminal? XD

  6. Vanitas Foto Avatar
    Vanitas Foto

    for those too lazy to read: he trespassed private property which is illegal, stop defending this phauxtographer.

  7. Duncan Dimanche Avatar
    Duncan Dimanche

    Paparazzis are god damn garbage ! They truly are. Their sole purpose is to take that ONE photo that will ruin someone’s life or career.

  8. Chica Koore Avatar
    Chica Koore

    This is what happens when you have an official who is married to his mother…

  9. Jayson Carey Avatar
    Jayson Carey

    Fuck paps. They’re scum and don’t deserve the title “photographer.”