Russell Crowe's 11-year-old son asks paparazzi why he isn't allowed some privacy

The actor has previously spoken of run-ins with photographers when he has been with his family

Olivia Blair
Tuesday 22 September 2015 11:29 BST

Russell Crowe's young son confronted a member of the paparazzi who was hiding in a bush - to ask why he wasn’t entitled to privacy.

The actor relayed the exchange involving 11-year-old Charlie, to his 1.81million followers on Twitter.

In April, 2015 Crowe told Larry King about his family’s suffering at the hands of the paparazzi.

The 51-year-old described having to call private security to make a path for him and his sons to leave a store in Beverly Hills when they found themselves “shut” in as “30 photographers basically blocked the doorway”.

He also said he has been “chased down the street and harassed by professional photographers” because "there’s no actual privacy laws to give you any protection”.

Crowe has two children with his reportedly estranged wife, Danielle Spencer; Charlie and nine-year-old Tennyson.

In 2013, a bill was passed in California which ruled that paparazzi and others who harasses the children of famous people could reportedly face hefty fines or a year in jail.

Actresses Jennifer Garner and Halle Berry both testified in support of the bill, with Ms Berry saying the “aggressive” paparazzi had left her daughter scared to go to school.

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