Paparazzi preventing Lindsay Lohan's Oscar dreams?
Is Lindsay Lohan the next Oscar winner? Maybe, she says, if those pesky photographers would just get out of her way.
By Jeannette Walls found at MSNBC
May 1, 2007
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Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the
"Us Hot Hollywood 2007" party in Los Angeles April 26, 2007. The
party is presented by Us Weekly magazine to celebrate Hollywood's hottest
style makers. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)
4:53 p.m. ET, 4/30/07
Lindsay Lohan admits that part of her loves being a paparazzi target — but she wishes the photographers would stop bothering her for a while so that she can win an
I wouldn’t ever want them to not take my picture,” the “Mean Girls” star told Nylon magazine. “I’d be worried. I’d be like ‘Do people not care about me?’
In fact, she takes it as a sign she’s almost Madonna-like: “I said the other day, ‘I feel like they hound me more than they hound Madonna and she’s someone I’ve always aspired to be like.”The media attention, is, however, a distraction from an Academy
The thing about the press and why they need to leave me the [bleep] alone for a little bit is because I don’t want that distraction from my work,” she told the mag.
“I want to get a nomination. I want to win an Oscar. I want to be known for more than, like, going out. For being ‘the party girl.’ I hate that. I bust my [bleep] when I’m filming, and when I gave time off, yeah, I like to go out and dance.”