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Paparazzo: Brit's Man Gave Me a Beat Down!

8/1/2007 7:27 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

A photographer says Britney Spears' bodyguard attacked and beat him "without any provocation" outside the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas on July 26 -- and he has the injuries to prove it!

In a press release issued by lawyers for Flynet photographer Andrew Deetz, the photog alleges Spears' bodyguard, Julio "J.C." Camera, unleashed "a barrage of punches and kicks to the head and body." Deetz also claims Britney had to be to be stopped by hotel security from attacking him as well. He says she threw a baby bottle at him and yelled, "I am going to kill you! I am going to f***ing kill you!" He added that she shouted that he should get a restraining order against her because if she didn't kill him, she would hire someone that would! Like who, K-Fed?

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police were called and J.C. was issued a citation for misdemeanor battery.

Deetz, who maintains he always kept a safe distance of approximately 30-50 feet while photographing Spears, says the attack caused him "multiple bruises to his face and head as well as injuries to his brain, neck and other parts of his body." He claims he continues to receive treatment for his injuries.

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31.

Desiree    

Britney WANTS cameras a foot from her face every minute of her pathetic life - unless she has her kids out of the state without permission. Wasn't it Britney who stripped for the cameras at the beach? She's always posing for them, always asking for them to notice her - unless she is caught with her kids out of the state without permission. Can't have it both ways, beg for the paps most of the time, you got them ALL of the time.

2647 days ago
32.

steph    

It comes with being famous. Although the photogs are supposed to stay x many feet away from them and their children. WTF is she bitching about anyway? She has issues with photogs being in her face but she roams around LA with her children half ass buckled in her car? She has much bigger fish to fry than the paparazzi although this is a great diversion.

2647 days ago
33.

lucky    

No one touched her kids if her kids were assaulted someone would be a jail cell right now. Britney is a LIAR, and she deserves all the heart aches she gets. She needs to act like a real mother and stop ho ing around town and take care of her kids who she obviously doesnt love.

2647 days ago
34.

Piscus    


When asked by Ms. Spears to kill the member of the Paparrazi Kevin Federline responded "No, After I killed your career I promised I'd never do it again."

2647 days ago
35.

Connie    

Any fool knows he could have got the shot(s) from a respectable distance. He was there to take pictures of them, do you actually believe he didn't see the toddler? He just didn't care, chose money over a child's well-being. Thankfully, it wasn't worse...he could have fallen from the bodyguard's arms. He should be charged and sued, totally selfish and careless! BTW, this is coming from someone who can't stand Britney.

2647 days ago
36.

rj    

Are you sure this was a fight? From this angel, it looks like a love fest to me.

2647 days ago
37.

rj    

Are you sure this was a fight? From this angle it looks like a love fest to me!

2647 days ago
38.

Research both before you condem, there are zealots on both sides    

Dudes,

SHE ALWAYS HAS ABOUT 10 PHOTOGS FOLLOWING HER AROUND, SO IT'S VERY UNLIKELY THAT SHE WAS UPSET ABOUT BEING PHOTOGRAPHED WITH THE KIDS IN VEGAS.

2647 days ago
39.

Next Stop...Psych Ward    

Harvey,

It's time to pull your head in! After watching you on 'Today' recently, you have become a media 'whore', whose ego is out of control.

Maybe some Paps can start 'gunning' for you, and shove their cameras in your face every time you leave your home! Let's see how YOU would cope!

2647 days ago
40.

PapsDeserveIt    

I'm sorry - but these "photographers" relentlessly hound people and shove their cameras wherever they please. This isn't the public's "right to know." What happened to just taking pics on the red carpet? Get a real job and mind your manners.

2647 days ago
41.

frankbarger    

what do you expect? you can take the trash out of the trailer park, but give them a hell of alot of money, they are still trash! the whole spears family are trash! i hope they bust her for making terrorist threats (that is against the law brit!)

2647 days ago
42.

gingergirl    

#10 Don't insult the memory of Anna Nicole, by comparing her to this piece of garbage. Anna, always showed respect to the public. What she did in her personal life was her business. I hope the parparazzi sues that lunatic. She outright threatend to kill Deetz or get someone to do it. If anyone of us made a threat like that, we would of been arrested and our children taken by social services.

2647 days ago
43.

gingergirl    

#42 Don't feel sorry for these people, they put themselves out there for the publicity. She's loving every minute of it. Why do you think she's using her children? Babies belong at home with a decent mother.

2647 days ago
44.

Heather Dawn    

#29? Steph? Where did you ever read or hear that being famous gave the paps grounds to be IN YOUR FACE? Taking pics......yes.....agreed from a distance. Inches from their faces? Or their kids faces? NO! And if you remember, this whole story broke because the photog "accidentely" which is probably true.....hit her child in the head with the camera. That's TOO CLOSE! Have we not seen an onslaught of celebs striking photogs? We seem to hear about them 1st hand right here! If you wantpics.....great...take them from afar. No reason at all to be in their face.

2647 days ago
45.

bob    

the photo above is FLYNET,,,there suing Britney,,,,,thats a conflict of intrest,,,,Flynet doesnt stay 30 feet away,,,,they are always in your face and they say theres no rules on the streets,,,,,,it was not outside the hotel,if it was ,why is there carpet,,,,

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