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Marilyn Manson Bodyguard Beats Photogs -- In Court!

7/13/2007 2:11 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

A photog who claimed that Marliyn Manson's bodyguard beat the crap out of him outside of a nightclub a few years ago just got his ass kicked again.
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A jury decided shutterbug Ruben Navarrete didn't have the goods to prove he was beaten up by Manson's hired muscle back in 2004.

Navarrete filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleging the bodyguard "grabbed him and put him in a choke hold." Navarrete also claimed that the bodyguard forced him to, "erase the portions of his videotape that contained the images of Marilyn Manson." Manson was originally named as a defendant, but the judge threw that part of the case out.

UPDATE: TMZ obtained an official court document that the jury submitted to the judge blasting the two photogs: "We feel this action by the plaintiffs is beyond frivolous. Can we find them responsible for defendants court costs and attorney fees? And any other out of pocket expenses?


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16.

invtro4sho    

Good for the bodyguard!!! You papratsies need to get bitchslapped more often!!!

2567 days ago
17.

yeah whateva    

DID AYONE EVEN READ THE POST?? the body guard didn't even do anything!! the papparazzi bitch just wanted some money and pretty much faked/ overexaggerated his "injuries" in hopes that he would get some money out of it.

2567 days ago
18.

BOEING 787    

This guy is not just from Area 51 he comes there from Zeta Reticuli.

2567 days ago
19.

Zenophobe Alien    

#18 Get a life freak!

2567 days ago
20.

me    

Satan Jr.

2567 days ago
21.

Hal    

Dude, you need to go bunk in with your bro, Charles--you're a f*** up too, a freakazoid.

2567 days ago
22.

Kris Peterson    

This guy is beyond awful. He is so awful that no one cares to comment on him. Good bye.

2566 days ago
23.

Ruben Navarrete    

I was a plaintiff in this matter, and can wholeheartedly assure the world that I shared the jury's philosophy about frivolous lawsuits.
This case was not about the money, but about something that has a far greater value in this great nation of ours, our civil liberties.
Apparently, this jury didn't care about our civil rights, nor did they bother to look at our evidence, or respect the judges orders to go by the evidence and to be fair and impartial.
They were totally biased from the start,and remained so until the end.
They let Pete Beattle get away with not only assault and battery, but also perjury.
This was the greatest injustice of them all.

2562 days ago
24.

Ruben Navarrete    

P.S.
I am not a paparazzi you neanderthals. And I'm not even a photographer, I am a videographer!

2562 days ago
25.

C    

Marilyn Manson is Awsome!!!!
He isn't the one that beat up the body guard the body guard beat him.
Learn To Read!
MM ROCKS!!!

2552 days ago
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