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Articles with tag 'Paparazzi'
Film director Federico Fellini sat next to a fast-talking boy at school. They called him ‘paparazzo’, taken from the Italian dialect for mosquito; irrritating and intrusive by nature. Later in Fellini’s film ‘La Dolce Vita’, he gave the same name to the character of a pushy press photographer who specialised in wheedling his way into high society circuits. And so the term ‘paparazzi’ was born.
The term ‘paparazzi was coined by none other than Federico Fellini, who first gave the name ‘paparazzo’ to the pushy press photographer character in his film ‘La Dolce Vita’. The scenes of paparazzo riding through the streets of Rome on his scooter looking for his next big ‘scoop’ seem, in hindsight, to carry an eerily visionary message.