Slideshow April 2008

The Celebrity Hunters

David Samuels, the author of "Shooting Britney" in the April Atlantic, interviews Brandy and François-Regis Navarre of X17, Hollywood's biggest paparazzi agency, about a selection of recent celebrity photographs taken by X17's photographers on the streets of Los Angeles

Paris Hilton—Shopping for Sunglasses in West Hollywood

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Brandy: "On this particular day Paris Hilton reverted back to her old Hollywood starlet look with a halter dress. It’s a shot that combines nostalgia for the old Paris with nostalgia for the old Hollywood. This is how Paris is supposed to look. She has coordinated her sunglasses with her bag and her dress and I am sure that she is wearing turquoise heels."

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David Samuels is the author of Only Love Can Break Your Heart, a collection of essays and reporting, and The Runner: A True Account of the Amazing Adventures and Fantastical Lies of the Ivy League Impostor James Hogue, both published this spring. François-Regis Navarre, a former journalist for Le Monde, is the owner of X17, Hollywood's biggest paparazzi agency. Brandy Navarre, a former journalist for Reuters, runs the X17 agency. X17 regularly updates the images on its website, www.X17online.com."

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