Up Close and Personal: The Ultimate Paparazzi Quiz
Since the late 1950s, photographers known at the paparazzi have sought to snap shots of celebrities away from the confines of film sets and carefully managed and styled events. Test your knowledge of society's most controversial photojournalists.
Which film is credited with the origin of the term "paparazzi"?
"La Dolce Vita"
In what city did paparazzi-style celebrity photography take off?
The paparazzo's SUV that Britney Spears famously beat with her umbrella in 2007 reportedly went for how much on eBay?
What does the celebrity media site acronym "TMZ" stand for?
$30 Million Zone
The Malibu Zone
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie sold photos of their first-born child to People magazine for reportedly how much?
Which celebrity wedding famously spent $66,000 on security measures just to keep the paparazzi out?
Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones
On the high end, paparazzi earned how much for their photos in the early days?
In addition to a driver, who else might be part of a professional paparazzo's pack?
Intentionally posing for a paparazzi shot is called what?
"giving it up"
Salaried celebrity photo agency employees typically make how much per image?
Selling a celebrity image in multiple sizes to multiple Web sites and media outlets is referred to as what?
Pioneer paparazzo Ron Galella was court-ordered to keep his distance from whom?
Jackie Kennedy Onassis
Which tabloid magazine sparked today's celebrity-stalking paparazzi?
Which actress has won multiple court settlements from paparazzi agencies for invasion of privacy?
True or false: It's legal to photograph a star in a public place without his or her permission.
On the high end, how much does an agency paparazzo earn per week in L.A.?
Camping out in front of a celebrity's home is referred to as what?
True or false: The snarky captions on celebrity photos are always protected free speech.
Who was the original paparazzi queen?
Which star faced up to 18 months in jail for punching a paparazzo in 2010?