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Photojournalists who follow celebrities closely and persistently with the intention of obtaining sensational pictures.
- ‘The stalkerazzi, as I fondly like to call them wouldn't leave me alone.’
- ‘Oxford has noted several new formations such as videorazzi, stalkerazzi, and snapperazzi which have joined the already well-established paparazzi.’
- ‘Brad Cafarelli, a Cameron Diaz representative, has said this of pictures: ‘This is a case of a tabloid colliding with the stalkerazzi in an attempt to distort the truth and mislead the public.’’
- ‘"It's about time somebody had the guts to take on one of these stalkerazzis," said Sunshine.’
- ‘I think it's disgusting that they've done everything - the stalkerazzi have done everything possible to try and ruin their relationship.’
From stalker + -azzi, on the pattern of paparazzi.
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