March 28, 2008
HILTON SPARKS PAPARAZZI VIOLENCE
Several photographers have been injured after the arrival of socialite PARIS HILTON in Turkey sparked riots amongst the paparazzi at Istanbul airport.
The hotel heiress landed in the city on Thursday (27Mar08) ahead of her stint as a judge in the Miss Turkey 2008 contest.
And the 27-year-old's presence led to hysteria amongst the photographers all clambering to take her picture, with a major fight breaking out amongst rival snappers.
Footage of the incident, shown on TMZ.com, shows a barrage of punches being thrown, with one man seen using his video camera as a weapon. One photographer is seen walking away with blood streaming from his nose.