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Nicole Kidman

Knocked to Ground,

Pressing Charges

9/12/2013 3:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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2:05 PM PDT : 
Witnesses at the scene tell us ... Nicole has no visible injuries.  Cops are saying they will write Wu a ticket for riding his bike on the sidewalk, but will not arrest him for a criminal offense. One cop said, "An accident's an accident."

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Nicole Kidman
is pressing charges against a paparazzo who crashed into her on a bicycle, knocking her to the ground.

Nicole had just left the Calvin Klein show for New York's Fashion Week and was returning to the Carlyle Hotel.  As she walked toward the entrance, a freelance photog named Carl Wu was roaring toward her on his bike.

Witnesses tell TMZ ... as Wu got dangerously close to Nicole, he appeared to hit his brakes, but it didn't do the trick.  He slammed into her and she went crashing to the ground.

A photog who was there tells TMZ ... Nicole was furious and said she wanted to press charges against Wu.  Nicole called the cops, and they're on the way right now.

Wu is a notorious photog who has had run-ins with other celebs, including Lada Gaga.  There's actually a Tumblr account called, "F**k You Carl Wu."

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As for Nicole ... no word on whether she's injured -- though paramedics were on scene ... just in case.

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4:45 PM PDT:  We just got video of Carl Wu leaving the police station.  He wasn't in the mood to chat.

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232 COMMENTS

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121.

kris    

She didn't deserve getting rammed by a pap.....What if you had that happen after an evening out? This is just rude and aggressive...way too much for anyone to have to go through. I think there needs to be a law against what paps can do. Sorry, we all watch movies and enjoy them entertaining us....we don't need to be jealous and be happy that they get knocked down and hurt. I really don't care if TMZ is around....I like movies and really don't give a crap about their personal lives.....leave these people the **** alone.

314 days ago
122.

wheresmycoffee    

Am I alone in thinking girlfriend must have a good reaskkn, like a big pimple on her left cheek, to be wearing that ridiculous hairdo?

314 days ago
123.

Cry Baby    

My mother was knocked off her feet and broke her hip by a bicycle waiting for the train on a platform at her 80's. She ended up bed ridding for 2 years as her hip mingled and caught pneumonia at a senior home. This guy should be sued.

314 days ago
124.

Kay    

It appears that she ripped the back of her dress from the hem up. Hoping she is okay, she'll be sore tomorrow.

314 days ago
125.

real     

GOOD!

I am glad she is filing charges.

More celebrities should take action against these leeches.

314 days ago
126.

liberal racist    

what a disgusting chinese rat

314 days ago
127.

Jackie    

What a f!cking tool. He has even no helmet. pos

314 days ago
128.

fay butler    

Assault with a bike while illegally riding on a sidewalk is not a punishable offense?

314 days ago
129.

Loretta2111    

This idiot should get a ticket no helmet, pay for her dress (I hope it's a 20 grand one)after all it was fashion week and throw in a pair of nice shoes. lol

314 days ago
130.

Samson    

Nicole 'Granny Freeze' Kidman is so pathetic in every way. Does anybody actually watch any of her films? Seriously her acting is so bad, so wooden that it is hard to believe she still gets film offers. The only real thing on her body these days are her hands. Everything else is fake.

314 days ago
131.

Wesley Coffey    

Don't like the way I drive? Stay off the sidewalk.

314 days ago
132.

weezer    

Charge the little weasel!!

314 days ago
133.

James    

I love how that douche Carl Wu runs away when the camera is aimed in his direction. These paps are cowards. I hope she takes him for what little he has.

314 days ago
134.

DD    

He did it on purpose. Who the heck in there right mind, rides there bike into a crowd of people? No less on the sidewalk? Sue him!

314 days ago
135.

lynn    

Go for It NIcole....I thInk you are totally rIghr to fIle charges agaInst that jerk and because he's had run-Ins wIth other celebs In the past, I hope the polIce actually take actIon and thIs guy has to pay up for what he dId!!!! She may not have had InjurIes vIsIble In that moment, but I'm sure she'll be bruIsed and sore....maybe thIs wIll be a wake up call for that clown to be more careful!!!!

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