Marlon Brando was once sued for $40,000 for punching a paparazzi photographer in the face, breaking his jaw and knocking out five of his teeth. Undaunted, the same photographer later tried to photograph Brando again, but wore a football helmet to protect himself.
In the 1930’s, a photographer named Arthur Fellig (aka Weegee) installed a police-band shortwave radio in his car and maintained a complete darkroom in the trunk. He’d often beat authorities to the scene, then sell his gory photos to the tabloids.
Daniel Radcliffe deliberately wore the same outfit for 6 months to piss off the paparazzi. Making it look like “the same old shot”.