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'Sellebrity' offers portrait of celebrity photography industry

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Photographers and members of the media wait outside the side exit of Beverly Hills courthouse for the departure of actress Lindsay Lohan on September 24, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California after the actress was ordered back to jail today for failing a court-ordered drug test. Superior Court Judge Elden S. Fox, who earlier this week revoked the 24-year-old actress' probation, set no bail, pending an October 22 probation hearing, meaning Lohan could spend the next 30 days behind bars. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

From Oscar obsessions to celebrity obsession. The public's seemingly insatiable appetite for celebrity news has emboldened the photographers who snap their pics. 

Paparazzi are going to increasingly risky lengths to get their shots. Last month, a paparazzo was fatally hit by a car while trying to get a picture of Justin Bieber's car. Such incidents are leading some lawmakers to push for restrictions on paparazzi.

Kevin Mazur is the director and producer of a new documentary about paparazzi called "Sellebrity." Mazur joins the show to talk about his film and the phenomenon of celebrity photography.


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